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The Grimsby fishing fleet at sea and onshore
Documentary 1938 16 mins
The Grimsby fishing fleet’s preparations before setting out to sea, trawling, and the catch being brought home and sold on the market. Eric Ansell, who wrote the music for this film, also wrote the songs sung by Paul Robeson in the film Song for Freedom (1936)
A Trip to the White Sea Fisheries
Non-Fiction 1909 9 mins Location: Grimsby
Hardy trawlermen brave bad weather and rough seas to bring in the catch
The Last Adventurers
Drama 1937 0 mins Location: Grimsby
Drama and romance by the North Sea in this tale of family dispute
Grimsby's New Fish Dock
Non-Fiction 1930 1 mins Location: Grimsby
Lord Farringdon, Deputy Chairman of the LNER, at the opening of a new fish dock in Grimsby
Tour of a British Coal Mine
Amateur film 1928 26 mins Location: Barnsley
Deep underground, Yorkshire miners hew their living out of the coalface.
Engineers to the World
Promotional 1963 29 mins Location: Lincoln
Historic Lincoln where 100 acres are dedicated to the Ruston Group whose engines provide power for industry across the world.
Grounded on the Platters: HMS Conway
Home movie 1953 7 mins Location: Anglesey/Ynysmôn
A sorry end to any ship: timings, tide and wind played their part in pushing HMS Conway onto the Platters rocks in the Menai Strait on 14/4/1953.
Exeter Real Ale Festival
News 1975 3 mins Location: Exeter
The wet and warm ale goes down a treat as aficionados gather to celebrate real ale.
Home movie 1955 8 mins Location: Llanddwyn Island/Ynys Llanddwyn
Sea pinks and samphire, lighthouses and church ruins – Llanddwyn’s charms are many and varied.
News 1979 2 mins Location: Plymouth
Experimentation with a coat for two leaves couples with really no escape.
Bath Festival of Blues and Progressive Music
News 1970 2 mins Location: Shepton Mallet
Progressive gathering of festival goers hits the blues.
Dawson: Lower Penn Show
Home movie 1954 4 mins Location: Lower Penn
Another blustery summer day in the 1950s and it's Lower Penn's carnival parade.