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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Holkham and Blakeney from the Air
Aerial views of Holkham Hall Estate and Blakeney Nature Reserve in 1977, offering a unique perspective of the North Norfolk coastline.
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This footage consists of aerial views over North Norfolk recorded in 1977, an unusual perspective for an amateur filmmaker to capture. The film shows the lush greens of the Holkham Hall Estate parkland, some 25,000 acres, with the 18th century country house as the centrepiece, then moving further out, with views of the golden sands of the coastline – Holkham beach and the Blakeney National Nature Reserve.
A record of the Norfolk landscape in 1977 recorded on Super 8 colour film by John Lincoln of Attleborough, a Marconi engineer and home movie maker.