A night at the Wood Green Jazz Club - an example of 'Free Cinema'
Did You Know?
Reisz and Richardson submitted a proposal to the BFI Experimental Film Fund for a short documentary in March 1954; the film was temporarily titled "Jazz". It was shot during the winter of 1954, with a total grant of just £425. By the time it was completed in November 1955, its title had been changed to "Momma Don't Allow".
The film was shot on 16mm film during Winter 1954-5 with a total grant of just £425 (the pair had requested only £232). By the time the it was completed in November 1955, its title had been changed to Momma Don't Allow. See more
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