National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales preserves and celebrates the sound and moving image heritage of Wales, making it accessible to a wide range of users for enjoyment and learning. Its film collection reflects every aspect of the nation’s social, cultural and working life across the 20th century, giving a fascinating insight into Welsh filmmaking, both amateur and professional.
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Three Big Words
Miles (played by Simon Ludders) faces a challenge that many have stumbled over before and since.
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In confusion, Miles (played by Simon Ludders) walks to the house of his beloved and, an unwilling Pied Piper, he attracts a succession of followers/pursuers who seem to be manifestations of his subconscious thoughts.
This title is a 'Screen Gem' i.e. one of a collection of three minute productions (on 35mm film or DV), featuring a range of debut film-makers and more experienced individuals working in a new genre or professional role and made with the support of the National Lottery Fund through the Arts Council of Wales and the Film Council New Cinema Fund, Sgrîn and HTV.
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Melodrama 1949 90 mins
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Charity appeal 1939 10 mins
Long thought lost, this Powell-directed promotional short for a veteran’s charity was only rediscovered in 2003.
Drama 2023 2 mins
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Romance 2023 2 mins
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Documentary 1941 6 mins
A poignant, stirring letter from a recently deceased pilot to his mother is read by John Gielgud.
Comedy 2023 2 mins
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Documentary 2023 2 mins
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