London’s Screen Archives enables Londoners see their past come alive on film. Managed by Film London, we are a unique network of historic film collections that cares for, collects and screens heritage film across the city. Together we preserve London’s rich film heritage from feature films to home movies, public information films, newsreels, and records of the capital’s many different industries.
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This passionate portrayal of East Ham performs a fastidious examination of the architectural delights the area has to offer, both old and new.
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This amateur documentary opens with a snapshot of East Ham in the form of the various structures and buildings of the area - parking lots and shopping centres, antique houses, church spires. The film offers a montage of various disparate architectural delights, from colossal modern structures to rural chapels immersed in a sea of fields. The buildings' history is delivered through archive photographs, plus an inside look at some of the structures on display.
This film is from the collection of Newham Local History Resource Centre, a member of the London's Screen Archives Network.