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The Madness of the DanceThe Madness of the Dance

Drama200617 mins

From biting nuns to twitching schoolgirls, a professor (Maxine Peake) takes us on a musical journey through mass hysteria.

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Gambling (Fun Palace outtakes)Gambling (Fun Palace outtakes)

Amateur film19636 minsSilent Location: London

Scenes from streets and betting shops, including slot machines, shoe-shining and extended shots from inside a London bookie.

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For Better, For WorseFor Better, For Worse

Animation & Artists Moving Image196111 mins

Married to your television? This cartoon gives you an opportunity to re-evaluate your relationship with the gogglebox

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His Birthday PresentHis Birthday Present

Animation & Artists Moving Image19151 minsSilent

Was the root of Kaiser Wilhelm II’s power his 'Imperial Moustache'?

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I BirdI Bird

Animation & Artists Moving Image19835 mins Location: South Shields

Budgies for beginners: home comforts for birds explained to young pet owners.

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The CandlemakerThe Candlemaker

Animation & Artists Moving Image195713 mins

An animated tale with a Lutheran message that's equal parts Christmas spirit and good old-fashioned guilt

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Our national fabric has many threads and deep colour. Each year, it gets more vivid and popular…

Watching the Trains Go By
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Watching the Trains Go By

A trackside view: see the railway as witnessed by the passenger, the enthusiast and the amateur cine-camera.

The First World War
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The First World War

From the home front to the front line: life during the “war to end all wars” as seen through the lens of newsreel, propaganda and drama.