The East Anglian Film Archive, the first and largest Regional Film Archive in England, was established in 1976. Since 1984, EAFA has been owned and operated by the University of East Anglia, Norwich (UEA), to support research and work to preserve our moving image heritage. More than 250 hours are freely available online as examples of the wide range of film which attracts interest the world over.
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Day in the Life of New Buckenham
The people of New Buckenham let themselves be filmed going about their everyday tasks on a hot late summer's day in this quiet Norfolk village.
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Children leave for school and the daily routines begin at the newsagent's, butcher's, bakery, post office, garage, pub, basket makers', pottery and piggery. People are at the hairdressers, repairing buildings and cars, cleaning the church. The milk and post delivery and mobile fish and chip van punctuate the day until the children's return and evening playtime, bell ringing and start of rehearsals for the winter pantomime at the pub.
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