Set up in 1977, the North West Film Archive preserves moving images made in or about Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire, Merseyside and Cumbria and offers a variety of access services to users in the public, academic and commercial sectors.
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Opened in 1913 as a sister amusement park to Blackpool's Pleasure Beach, this is Pleasureland in its first decade of operation. The rides may seem tame by today's thrill-seeking standards, and the carload of smartly dressed folk on the wooden rollercoaster have little difficulty hanging on to their hats, but this is enough excitement for the visitors seen here, happily trying out the attractions.