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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Focus on Progress
Certainly "of its time", this film, optimistic in tone, shows the progress being made in the rapidly expanding town of King's Lynn in Norfolk.
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This promotional video takes a look at the function of the King’s Lynn Chamber of Trade and Commerce. At the time of the video, Kings Lynn’s industry was rapidly expanding, and this video introduces us to some of the key players in the chamber, and the trades that they represent. It promotes the benefits of joining the chamber, having both business-related and social benefits. Shows much of the town centre, shops, housing, redevelopment and docks in the 1970s.