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How the Boat Comes InHow the Boat Comes In

Documentary198026 mins Location: South Shields

Captain Purvis muses on his long life as a river pilot and the generations of men in his family who guided ships on the Tyne.

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A Growing BusinessA Growing Business

19542 mins Location: St Mary Bourne

Sweet ‘docu-commercial’ for Cadbury’s Bourn-vita, filmed around Bourne St Mary’s, Hampshire.

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Demolition in SalfordDemolition in Salford

Student film19685 minsSilent Location: Ordsall

Life in the wasteland - scenes from the rebuilding of a city.

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Saturday FeverSaturday Fever

Cinemagazine19619 mins Location: Tottenham

A snapshot of Saturday afternoon football watched by thousands of adoring fans, plus contrasting scenes of Southport and Spurs players in training.

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Heinz Baked Beans : Common MarketHeinz Baked Beans : Common Market

Advert19721 mins

In 1972 Britain entered the European common market full of beans. What could go wrong?

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Scotland SpeaksScotland Speaks

Documentary194120 mins Location: Stirling

Well-known landmarks such as Stirling Castle and Bannockburn fields feature in this propaganda film about Scotland during the Second World War.

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The Boat TrainThe Boat Train

Documentary19638 mins Location: Belfast

A picturesque journey on the boat train from Belfast to Larne to catch the Caledonian Princess by beloved Ballyclare filmmaker Archie Reid.

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Dorset's Bridport CarnivalDorset's Bridport Carnival

News19781 minsSilent Location: Bridport

Bridport Carnival Caper

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Hull Fair (1902)Hull Fair (1902)

Non-Fiction19024 minsSilent Location: Kingston upon Hull

The ornate pavilions of cinematographs, boxing booths and menageries at Hull Fair.

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Midhurst RailwayMidhurst Railway

Amateur film19555 minsSilent

Journey along the once delightful rural line between Petersfield and Midhurst in this nostalgic film from the mid-fifties

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Pork ScratchingsPork Scratchings

News19775 mins Location: Bloxwich

The Black Country delicacy that's as hard to crack as the locally produced iron and steel.

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Stockton TestStockton Test

Documentary195321 minsSilent Location: Stockton-on-Tees

Portrait of an innovative housing renewal scheme in Stockton-on-Tees - on which rests the future of many an urban slum.

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The Wharfedale SceneThe Wharfedale Scene

Home movie197715 mins Location: Ilkley

With the so-called ‘winter of discontent’ on the horizon, here we have summer contentment generated by the serenity and simple life of ‘God’s own county’.

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Postman PlusPostman Plus

Documentary197014 mins Location: Penrith

It's always nice to see the friendly postman - mail deliveries and more in the Lake District.

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Tamworth TrafficTamworth Traffic

Non-Fiction19788 mins Location: Tamworth

It's taking forty-five minutes to travel half a mile! The people of Tamworth want their bypass now!

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Bognor 1954Bognor 1954

Amateur film19547 minsSilent Location: Bognor Regis

Amateur film of a family trip to Bognor, including shots of the beach and the pier.

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Where on St Erth?Where on St Erth?

Sport19665 mins Location: St Erth

The villagers of St Erth put themselves on the map

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A Bit of Old BurnleyA Bit of Old Burnley

Amateur film19405 minsSilent Location: Burnley

Come for a drive around the streets of a busy Lancashire town.

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Stop! Look! Listen! For decades public information films have been educating, persuading and above all warning us of hidden dangers.