The Media Archive for Central England is the public screen archive for the East and West Midlands. An independent charity and company based at the University of Lincoln, MACE acquires, catalogues, preserves and makes widely available moving image materials that inform our understanding of the diverse cultures and histories of communities between the Lincolnshire coast and the Welsh border.
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This is Our Town Halesowen
It's not a large town but it's a clean town. The Halesowen Cine Society attempt to put their home on the map.
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This tour of the highlights of Halesowen was produced by the local cine society and is probably unfinished as a commentary only exists for the middle section of the film. The Norman church is the focus for the film-makers but more than sixty years on it is the everyday views of 1950s British cars in the town centre, the children enjoying the brand new boating lake, and the exciting attraction of a banked cycling track that provide the most interest.