Talking Picture no. 40: Daniel Meadows, A Reflection

Today is Daniel Meadows’ 40th movie. The final in an amazing 40 week insight to his archive at the Library of Birmingham, ref. MS 2765. Please use the links on Daniel’s Vimeo page to share the movies, and visit the library where the entire archive is housed.

Thank you Daniel.

Talking Picture no. 39: Florence Alma Snoad by Daniel Meadows

Talking Picture no. 39: Florence Alma Snoad by Daniel Meadows 

This week’s movie from Daniel Meadows is the 39th of 40. That means next week is the last…Then I suggest a day watching the lot and a trip to the Library of Birmingham to see the work it relates to, and all that surrounds it.

As Daniel posted on Facebook, “If there is one person’s story that sums up the meaning of my bus adventure, this is it. Florence Alma Snoad is number 39 of the 40 movies I made to celebrate the acquisition of my archive by the Library of Birmingham. We are nearing the end.”

Talking Picture no. 31: The Smoking Room by Daniel Meadows

The latest of Daniel’s movie releases. Prestwich Hospital in Manchester and the then new, Clayton Ward. Great narration on this movie, a personal favourite!

On Thursday I will realise a book to accompany this movie, Clayton Ward 1978. This book is the final title in Daniel’s Eight Stories series, which we’ve worked on over the past year.

The Daniel Meadows archive is at the Library of Birmingham,  ref. MS 2765

Talking Picture no. 31: The Smoking Room by Daniel Meadows

High Street Stories no. 12: Mush by Daniel Meadows

High Street Stories no. 12: Mush by Daniel Meadows

This week’s instalment from Prince Charles copy / Daniel Meadows, Multistory and the Daniel Meadows archive at the Library of Birmingham. Mush, sells hoovers. 

High Street Stories no. 9: Smaczek by Daniel Meadows

Delikatesy Smaczek.

The Daniel Meadows archive is at the Library of Birmingham,  ref. MS 2765. This is another movie from it, shot recently and part of High Street Stories produced by Multistory, to be launched this September.

High Street Stories no. 5: Dr Yuan Hai Sun by Daniel Meadows

The Daniel Meadows archive is at the Library of Birmingham,  ref. MS 2765. This is another movie from it, shot recently and part of High Street Stories produced by Multistory, to be launched this September.

 High Street Stories no. 5: Dr Yuan Hai Sun by Daniel Meadows

High Street Stories no. 7: Peter Williams — Daniel Meadows

I was lucky enough to see the first screening of Daniel Meadows’ excellent new movie, High Street Stories,  for Multistory this weekend at Photobook Bristol. Here is part of that movie shot in West Bromwich.

High Street Stories no. 7: Peter Williams by Daniel Meadows

High Street Stories no. 1: Mahendar — Daniel Meadows

High Street Stories no. 1: Mahendar by Daniel Meadows

The 32nd of 40 movies Daniel is releasing to celebrate 40 years since his Free Photographic Omnibus and his archive at the Library of Birmingham, reference: MS 2765.

This is a more recent movie, part of a Multistory project, High Street Stories produced by Emma Chetcuti.

Talking Picture no. 29: Cyril Richardson — Daniel Meadows

This Thursday I will publish the sixth in a series of eight books by Daniel Meadows. Pig Killing 1975—1976. It’s a light on his archive held at the Library of Birmingham and this is the movie it accompanies. A little gruesome in parts, but very real.

Talking Picture no. 29: Cyril Richardson by Daniel Meadows


Talking Picture no. 34: Looking After Number One — Daniel Meadows

A great, topical story this week from Daniel Meadows. 

Talking Picture no. 34: Looking After Number One by Daniel Meadows

From the Daniel Meadows archive in the Library of Birmingham, ref. MS 2765