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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Letchworth - Where it all started in 1903
1903 saw the launch of "First Garden City Ltd." and the purchase of development land near Hitchin. 50 years on, in Coronation year, Letchworth was worthy of another celebration.
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A 50th anniversary film made to celebrate the development of Letchworth Garden City takes us on a tour of the summer streets and then on to more wintry scenes in Hemel Hempstead which was developing as a new town for people from London with a new industrial area including the premises of Rolls Razor.