Northern Ireland Screen's Digital Film Archive is a free public access resource for teachers, students, historians and anyone who has an interest in moving images. Spanning from 1897 to the present day, the films in the Digital Film Archive cover all aspects of life in Northern Ireland and includes everything from dramas to documentaries, newsreels and features, animation to amateur footage.
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Britain, Kingdom of the Seas
Conservationists stand guard as the National Trust and National Trust for Scotland keep a vigilant watch on the UK’s coastline
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Britain’s coast is the most crowded nautical graveyard in the world and behind each headland lurks a history lesson. Surrender yourself to the irresistible call of the sea with this documentary narrated by Michael Hordern. It is an enchanting survey of the National Trust and National Trust for Scotland’s mission of coastal conservation. Travel the unspoiled coastline saved by Enterprise Neptune and discover the turbulent past that hides beneath its tranquil beauty.
The original film is held in the BFI National Archives, courtesy of Visit Britain, the National Trust and National Trust for Scotland.