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A man goes fishing and comes home with a most unusual catch in this comedy feature.
Comedy 1948 80 mins
This comic fantasy, based on a stage play, imagines what would happen if a mermaid turned up in London society. Played with sparkling humour by Glynis Johns, Miranda charms every man she meets with her frank appreciation of their looks, devoid of the cynicism of modern women. Comedy ensues when her rescuer, a Harley Street doctor, attempts to conceal her true nature, while Margaret Rutherford gives an amusing turn as an eccentric nurse.
High Treason (sound version)
Science Fiction 1929 68 mins
Extravagantly-mounted futuristic sci-fi, now with added sound, although still with the world's two power blocs at loggerheads.
A Man's Affair
Romance 1949 65 mins
A holiday romance between a miner and a secretary blossoms in Ramsgate
Irish and Proud of It
Crime 1936 72 mins Location: Derry / Londonderry
Kidnapping, mobsters and moonshine! Is this a story is set in a country, which exists only in the minds of those who have never been to Ireland?
The Best Man
Drama 1986 83 mins Location: Derry / Londonderry
The bar flies prepare for the big day with betting, boozing and banter. But will best man Billy break more than his ma’s heart before the wedding?
Musical 1938 51 mins Location: Bangor
Will new open-air microphone technology give Richard Hayward the chance to silence his critics? Watch as Cushendun and Bangor steal the show.
War 1944 42 mins Location: Denham
Entertaining and evocative Fleet Air Arm drama-doc propaganda piece, written and directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger.
Building the 3rd Orpington Boy Scout Group Headquarters
Amateur film 1965 9 mins Location: Orpington
Follow construction of the new Scout Hall, from breaking ground to the finishing touch - the mounting of a moose head!
National Scoutcar Racing in Brighton
Amateur film 1967 3 mins Location: Brighton
Homemade go-karts of all colours, shapes and sizes can be seen haring along Madeira Drive in Brighton, as Scouts compete for first place.
Cyril Visits Lesney Farm Allotment and Pubs in Erith
Amateur film 1982 2 mins Location: Erith
Two classic masculine pastimes from the 1970s - allotments and pubs.
Fete at Erith
Amateur film 1979 3 mins Location: Erith
Looking down on Erith fete and across the river to East London.
Five Minutes By The Sea At Clacton
Amateur film 1950 9 mins Location: Clacton-On-Sea
The essence of a relaxed family holiday at Clacton, Essex in September 1950
Brian Palfrey, Cooper
Instructional film/TV programme 1986 11 mins Location: Stowmarket
Making a traditional wooden beer barrel, demonstrated by a Suffolk brewery cooper