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Clean Air City
Sheffield stops smoking: the story of how a polluted industrial city became the cleanest in Europe
Documentary 1973 24 mins
Clean Air City, or: how Sheffield gave up smoking and learned to love the atmosphere. Sponsored by the City Council, this absorbing promotional film borrows the techniques of documentary television - very effectively - to tell the story of how one of Europe's most polluted industrial cities became its cleanest. The film contains excellent views of Sheffield, including parts of the city later changed beyond recognition by regeneration.
- David Baker
- Jeremy Thompson
- United Kingdom
King Edward VII Opens Sheffield University
Non-Fiction 1905 0 mins Location: Sheffield
The grand opening of Sheffield University by King Edward VII on 12 July 1905
Documentary 1939 14 mins Location: Sheffield
A rare glimpse into the leisure pursuits of ordinary people in pre-war Britain.
Industry sponsored film 1970 9 mins Location: Sheffield
Hot metal innovations: putting research into practice in the foundry.
Documentary 1928 3 mins Location: Sheffield
Refuse collection you cannot refuse with some state-of-the-art bin business in 1920s Sheffield
Hallmark of Harmony
Documentary 1986 26 mins Location: Sheffield
The many joys of barbershop singing on display as our Sheffield hopefuls are cajoled into a winning chorus by an inspirational teacher.
Non-Fiction 1947 14 mins Location: Sheffield
Rare film of an exciting sprint and cycle racing event just after the war, capturing most of the large expectant crowd and many competitors.
1974 5 mins
Reporter Michèle Brown visits London's Western Hospital, where a computer is on the medical staff to help doctors with routine doctor\patient consultations.
Anti-smoking Campaign: Artery - Clogged
Public Information Filler 2003 1 mins
One of the most gruesomely memorable of all British anti-smoking promos depicts fat oozing out of nonchalant smokers' cigarettes.
1968 21 mins
The social and political revolutions of 1968 seem a long way from the musings of a moderate Tory on the NHS and government .
Anti-smoking Campaign (Wales): Janice
2003 1 mins
Straight-talking anti-smoking promo, which introduces us to Janice, a 51-year-old woman who uses a ventilator to breathe.
Smoking and Health - Woman
1968 1 mins
A well-to-do woman is unable to answer her child’s cries due to a coughing fit, in this exaggerated anti-smoking advert.
Wanted for Life
Documentary 1951 8 mins
A child's life is save through a blood transfusion and this incident demonstrate s the need for blood donors.