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New book: Films Were Made 2

Films_Weere_Made2Films Were Made: Volume 2 – Local History
A look at films and film makers in the East of England 1896 – 1996
by David Cleveland

David Cleveland, who established the East Anglian Film Archive in 1976, continues his history of filmmaking in the region with volume 2 of Films Were Made, which looks at a variety of films in the University of East Anglia’s East Anglian Film Archive and how they reflect local, county, regional, and national history.

This is a rich source for the researcher, reflecting on the way people lived, worked, and behaved, and the development of the East of England during the 20th century as recorded on motion picture film. There are chapters on Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk, as well as Educational Films, Sponsored Films, At the Cinema, Making Films At Home, etc.

Films Were Made: Volume 2 – Local History
Hardback A4 size
352 pages, 500 illustrations (18 in colour)
ISBN 978-0955827136
Price £27

To order a copy send a cheque made out to David Cleveland for £30 (includes p & p) to:
PO Box 7608

Available also in JARROLDS, Norwich; HEFFERS, Cambridge; TOWNSENDS, Manningtree.

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