Britain on Film map
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Animation & Artists Moving Image195520 mins
Follow Dante through Hell in this progressive silhouette animation with a musique concrète soundtrack by talented sculptor Peter King
Handy hints for would-be fromagers
News19794 mins Location: Bournville
Two picket lines face-off during the 'Winter of Discontent'.
If this groovy 60s advert is to be believed, all the cool young things will be wearing Corfam shoes this season…
Music video19633 mins
You'd better believe it! Talented Jamaican-born dancer Fay Craig dances up a kitschy storm in this kooky 1960s dance film.
Performance196527 mins Location: Twickenham
A mop-topped Mick Fleetwood bashes the drums and steals the show in this bizarre 1960s beat ballet music film.
Factual TV196955 mins
A terrible beauty: impressive early TV history programme looks at Ireland 1913-23.
The curved, reflective sculptures of William Pye create different ways of reading space.
Legendary jazz fan Ronnie Scott talks the future of the musical style he's spent years building an audience for.
Non-Fiction19233 mins Location: Millwall
Had London’s Isle of Dogs seen anything more exotic than elephants and a smoking chimp?
Public Information Filler19731 mins
Road safety guidance for kids from Tufty the squirrel and friends
Training film/TV programme198123 mins Location: Horwich
A look at the engineering skills behind British Rail Engineering Limited - one of Britain's "biggest engineering concerns"