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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Norfolk Women's Tennis Team in Prudential County Cup
Ranked number 9 internationally, tennis pro Lesley Charles speaks to Anglia TV in Cromer.
Sport 1978 3 mins
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Anglia TV report as Norfolk women's tennis team just failed to reach division two of the Prudential County Cup after winning promotion in each of the last four seasons. British international tennis professional Lesley Charles speaks to news reporter Gerry Harrison about her return to the tennis circuit following a serious back operation.
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