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The British Transport Films Collection Volume 2 - See Britain By Train DVD

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The British Transport Films Collection Volume 2 - See Britain By Train DVD

Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 or region free DVD player in order to play.

Following the nationalisation of transport in 1948, the British Transport Commission set up its own in-house film production unit. Launched on 1st May, 1949, and led for 25 years by Edgar Anstey OBE a founding father of the British documentary movement it became one of the largest industrial film units in Britain.
All these films are now preserved in the bfi National Film and Television Archive. This selection has been digitally remastered for this two-disc set, which is a must not for the documentary aficionado who will recognise traits and innovations in British non-fiction filmmaking.
Disc one

  • West Country Journey (1953)
  • A Letter for Wales (1960))
  • Cyclists Special (1955)
  • Holiday (1957)
  • Heart is Highland (1952)
  • Any Man's Kingdom (1956)

Disc two

  • Glasgow Belongs To Me(1966)
  • The England of Elizabeth (1957)
  • Capital Visit (1955)
  • The Heart of England (1954)
  • East Anglian Holiday (1954)
  • The Coasts of Clyde (1959)

UK / 1952-1966 / black and white, and colour / 249 minutes / Ratio 1.33:1

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