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New Article – Four Publicity Photos and the US Release of Love on the Dole (Four Continents Films Inc., 12 October 1945)

This is the sixtieth article on the Walter Greenwood- Not Just Love on the Dole web/blog site! It explores the previously untold story of the (rather limited) release of the film in the US - more than four years after it had been released in Britain. Censorship - and rumours of censorship - probably made… Continue reading New Article – Four Publicity Photos and the US Release of Love on the Dole (Four Continents Films Inc., 12 October 1945)

New Article – Walter Greenwood’s interview with Geoffrey Moorhouse (the Guardian, 1967)

Moorhouse and Greenwood seem to have had a conversation while walking around the new sixties Salford which replaced that of Greenwood's childhood. A number of Greenwood's precise comments are recorded, though there is also much (I think mainly acute) interpretation of Greenwood's life and writing as it related to Salford as his 'home', by the… Continue reading New Article – Walter Greenwood’s interview with Geoffrey Moorhouse (the Guardian, 1967)

New Article – Walter Greenwood Among the Artists: Polperro (1936- 1965)

Greenwood lived, if not quite continuously, in the Cornish fishing village and artists' colony of Polperro between 1936 and 1965, when he retired to the Isle of Man. This is an account of how he came to move there from the city of Salford, of how he thought about Cornwall and Polperro, and how he… Continue reading New Article – Walter Greenwood Among the Artists: Polperro (1936- 1965)

New Article: Walter Greenwood: ‘The Old Habits Die Hard’ Interview (George Rosie, Radio Times, 1971)

As promised, here is the fourth in my series of accounts of what Greenwood said about his life and self to a number of interviewers. Here George Rosie is especially interested in habits which Greenwood adopted in his early impoverished life, many of which have stayed with him. See: https://waltergreenwoodnotjustloveonthedole.com/walter-greenwood-old-habits-die-hard-interview-george-rosie-the-radio-times-1971/ Best Chris.