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Turkeys for Xmas
Feathered friends prepare to meet their fate in this seasonal newsreel outing to a Norfolk turkey farm.
Non-Fiction 1915 1 mins Silent
Feathered friends prepare to meet their fate in this seasonal newsreel outing to a Norfolk turkey farm. The rather splendid looking birds would soon be gracing dinner tables across London, but not before they'd been expertly plucked by hand. These scenes would have surely got the nation's stomachs rumbling - at the time, turkey was still regarded exclusively as a Christmas treat for the well off.
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1988 5 mins Location: South Shields
Barbie dolls in pink battle khaki killing machines in a Christmas animation that cocks a snook at the “Disney Doctrine”.
Documentary 1980 14 mins Location: Haworth
Richard Whiteley joins children on the Worth Valley Railway Santa’s Special, while the Haworth Town Band sing On Ilkla Moor Baht 'at.
Government sponsored film 1977 2 mins Location: Belfast
Christmas in Belfast at the height of 'The Troubles'. Not the most wonderful time of year.
Musical 1964 70 mins Location: Liverpool
An incredibly joyous TV musical about a young woman's search for her long-lost cousin.
Morecambe and Wise - Be Wise Don't Drink and Drive Morecambe and Wise - Be Wise Don't Drink and Drive
Public Information Filler 1963 1 mins
Ernie tells Eric to ‘be wise’ and not drive home after their Christmas party
Trick film 1898 1 mins Silent
These Victorian children's Christmas wishes come true in a very special early British film
Documentary 1946 18 mins Location: Oxfordshire
Know your tree creepers from your chiff-chaffs? You will after watching this delightful portrait of village life in post-war Britain.
School programme and Educational film 1930 17 mins Silent Location: Norfolk
Life on a farm in the 1930s was hard. It was hands on with farmers keen to make every inch of their land earn its keep.
Drama 2019 26 mins
Arkita believes herself to be be modern, liberal and independent. An unprecedented encounter with a transgender sex worker questions her beliefs.
National Blood Service: Chief Executive's up-date, November 2001 National Blood Service: Chief Executive's up-date, November 2001
Sponsored film 2001 19 mins
Martin Gorham presents a video update to his staff, outlining some of his department's past achievements and upcoming challenges.
Animation & Artists Moving Image 2020 10 mins
In a madcap musical, a 'cat'-stronaut travels the galaxy looking for the meaning of life and encounters a space pup eager to help.
2003 1 mins
A longer version of the famously icky anti-smoking promo in which cigarettes ooze fat.
Public Information Filler 2003 1 mins
“If you care, show it” - is the message to encourage voting in the Scottish elections, long before the galvanising independence referendum of 2014.
Short documentary 2021 4 mins
A South Asian gaze on representation, inequality and discrimination in UK film and TV, set against the backdrop of the casting room.