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A teenage boy breaks all the rules of rock climbing to reach the top of an off-limits Lake District mountain.
Children's 1965 62 mins
A healthy dose of fresh air, a few risky situations and good-natured pranks make this Children Film Foundation film a most enjoyable watch. David is a stubborn London teenager with a sense of his own superiority. Spending a couple of weeks at a boys-only youth club in the Lake District, he gets frustrated when forbidden to climb a local mountain - due to a protected eagle nesting at the top - and plots a secret ascent. What could go wrong?
Amateur film 1958 26 mins Location: South Kensington
A young angel scours London for her wings in this tender short by the young Ken Russell.
Home movie 1903 1 mins Location: Bognor Regis
Utterly gorgeous Edwardian home movie of a family's day out with bucket and spade on Bognor Regis beach.
1940 23 mins Silent
Three carefree schoolgirl cyclists learn the dangers of 'riding abreast' in this quaint cautionary tale shot in idyllic countryside.
Documentary 1940 11 mins Location: Ashley Green
WWII evacuees adapt to village life in a patriotic documentary starring a real Buckinghamshire school teacher.
Current affairs 1970 27 mins Location: Islington
This Week investigates how racial tensions in Islington are being stoked by social pressures, and what residents are doing to improve the area.
Lake District National Park
Travelogue 1949 28 mins Location: Calver
A tour of chapels and Methodists, past and present, in the northern counties of England.
Documentary 1938 12 mins Location: Lake District National Park
Immerse yourself in the beautiful serenity of the Lake District and the poetry this treasured landscape inspired.
1953 20 mins Location: Ebbw Vale/Glyn Ebwy
The steel industry: the men engage with gigantic machines on a huge scale; the apprentice boys help and holiday; the women have their hair done with the stars.
Home movie 1950 15 mins Silent Location: Blackpool
The Collin family of Chadderton, Oldham, enjoy life to the full.
British Deaf Association 'Mountain Venture', Lake District (1960) British Deaf Association 'Mountain Venture', Lake District (1960)
Non-Governmental Organisations sponsored film 1960 25 mins Silent Location: Lake District National Park
Dramatic scenes of deaf students climbing mountains in rain, mist and occasional sun on a summer trip to the Lake District in 1960.
Drama 2019 26 mins
Arkita believes herself to be be modern, liberal and independent. An unprecedented encounter with a transgender sex worker questions her beliefs.
National Blood Service: Chief Executive's up-date, November 2001 National Blood Service: Chief Executive's up-date, November 2001
Sponsored film 2001 19 mins
Martin Gorham presents a video update to his staff, outlining some of his department's past achievements and upcoming challenges.
Animation & Artists Moving Image 2020 10 mins
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2003 1 mins
A longer version of the famously icky anti-smoking promo in which cigarettes ooze fat.
Public Information Filler 2003 1 mins
“If you care, show it” - is the message to encourage voting in the Scottish elections, long before the galvanising independence referendum of 2014.
Short documentary 2021 4 mins
A South Asian gaze on representation, inequality and discrimination in UK film and TV, set against the backdrop of the casting room.