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A season of films by John Read , who for over 30 years has specialised in making programmes about art and artists. To celebrate his distinguished work, Sir Huw Wheldon introduces two of his films. I'm Just a Simple Man
L. S. Lowry , RA. died in 1976 at the age of 89. In this film John Read reassesses the paintings and drawings of a man whose sense of loneliness and isolation made him one of the most popular English painters of his time, and A Potter's World
Bernard Leach , filmed at his pottery in St Ives. One of the most distinguished artist-craftsmen of his time tells the story of his life and explains the philosophy of his work.
I'm Just a Simple Man:
Film cameraman JOHN HOOPER
Film editor KATE RIVERS A Potter's World:
FUm cameraman ERIC DEEMING
Film editor joseph STIRLING
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