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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Various Events in Bury
From couture to commemoration - a varied selection of events from the Lancashire town.
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A miscellany of colourful footage shot in Bury in the 1950s. Ladies in fashionable frocks promote the British Man-Made Fibres Association and Kirksyl Viscose, a Lancashire product. Wreaths at the Cenotaph mark Armistice Day, and a Whit Walk wends its way through the streets. Finally, Royal Naval Association members march, and a wreath is placed on the war memorial.