At Wessex Film and Sound Archive you can see and hear history, from late Victorian times to the present day, through moving images and sound recordings. The Archive contains over 36,000 film and sound recordings relating to Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, including film and tapes of local TV and radio.
This film is part of Free
Everything the fifties customer could possibly want can be supplied by the Co-op - as this nostalgic promotional film will show
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This corporate film begins with explanatory animations before showing various live-action vignettes that link into each other. Scenes in a pottery are followed by a cigarette factory, apple pickers and packers, a bicycle and pram factory, a shoe demonstration, a textile mill and a 'Mayfair' designer at work. The textiles are woven on power looms and pass on rollers to be folded. The film ends with supermarket and shopping scenes with customers addressing the camera.