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Are We Down-hearted?
Cecil Hepworth’s Vivaphone film features Hay Plumb singing George Robins’ optimistic 1906 ditty.
The Fate of the Clyde Valley
News19748 mins Location: Carrickfergus
Monument or scrap? What fate will befall this controversial relic of Unionist violence and what do the people of Carrickfergus make of it all?
Take your seat for an Armistice concert by military bands playing a medley of songs commonly sung during WWI.
It All Goes to Show
Comedy197027 mins Location: Margate
Arthur Lowe is hilarious as a hen-pecked husband in this cheeky seaside-set comedy, shot in Margate.
Drama199620 mins Location: Farringdon Station
Ewan Bremner and Dexter Fletcher star as a pair of morbid fortune tellers in this modern tale of dark arts.
Terrifying public information film presenting the horrific consequences of playing in or near rivers, ponds and other water hazards.
The Hairy Hands of Postbridge
News19653 mins Location: Postbridge
Beware the hairy hands if on Dartmoor because they steer you off the road.
Winston Churchill Film
News19769 mins Location: Mapledurham
An audacious plot to kidnap Winston Churchill brought to life by a cast of 'A' listers in an Oxfordshire village.
October 1968: Yeti Look
Magazine and Review show19682 mins Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
The streets of Newcastle turn catwalk for a radical haute couture homage to the mythical Himalayan Bigfoot.
Bob Hope in Plymouth
Current affairs19621 mins Location: Plymouth
Bob Hope disembarks the Queen Elizabeth II in Plymouth.
Magazine and Review show19763 mins Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
A ringside seat in Newcastle upon Tyne to see some women warriors of wrestling in a 1970s All Stars promotion.
Morecambe and Wise - Be Wise Don't Drink and Drive
Public Information Filler19631 mins
Ernie tells Eric to ‘be wise’ and not drive home after their Christmas party