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Welcome SpringWelcome Spring

Amateur film19529 minsSilent

Spring comes to Scotland in the 1950s: feed playful lambs, pick a host of glorious daffodils, and harness your faithful horse to the plough in this lovely amateur colour film.

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Easter EggsEaster Eggs

Non-Fiction19672 mins Location: Birmingham

John Swallow attempts to discover what people know about the tradition of eggs at Easter. Is it a Pagan or Christian religious symbol or is it just good for the food trade?

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Seder 1963Seder 1963

Home movie19633 minsSilent Location: Higher Broughton

Family and friends begin their Passover celebrations in Greater Manchester.

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Flowers of LondonFlowers of London

192410 mins Location: Charing Cross Sta

Part of Wonderful London, the BFI National Archive’s programme of restored London travelogues, filmed in the capital in the 1920s.

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Sunshine in SohoSunshine in Soho

Documentary195632 mins Location: Soho

1950s Soho beats with far more energy than its 21st century counterpart in this vivid time capsule.

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Bun Eating ContestBun Eating Contest

News19631 minsSilent Location: Rathfriland

Can you spot the cheat in this greedy contest?

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