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.
This film is part of Free
Spirit of Warrington
Cheers! A toast to Greenall Whitley - today known as G&J Distillers - a North West company with a long history of distilling excellence.
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This cheerful promotional film for the Greenall Whitley brewery and distillery takes us to the town at the heart of the North West network of road, rail and waterways. We go inside the plant to watch the distilling, bottling, packaging and advertising, and see the raw ingredients used in the product, but we don't get to learn the company's own recipe for gin, which is a closely guarded secret!