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  1. Coming Up

    Date released
    Apr 1970
    Series name
    Mining Review 23rd Year
    Issue no
    8
    NoS ID
    346485
    Story no
    1 / 1

    NoS synopsis: The apprenticeship of young entrants to British coal mining. Young entrants to British coal-mining now go through an apprenticeship regarded as second to none. Tomorrows miners, engineers and...

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  2. Potter’s Art, The (1970 Film)

    Director
    Derek Fairhead
    Subject
    Art
    Distribution
    Film (16mm)

    Shot in Bernard Leach’s home and studio in St. Ives, Cornwall. The artist discusses the influence of his apprenticeship in Japan and his desire to bridge the differences between East and West. He...

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  3. Lean Years (1981-1985), The (2002 Television)

    Series
    Stratford Gold
    Producer
    Richard Ouzounian

    A thirteen-part television series, presented by Richard Ouzounian, on the history of the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival. Episode 7. After the public controversy surrounding the Festival, John...

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  4. Clown apprenticeship (1978)

    Genre
    Interview

    Interview with Paul Holmes, about receiving a clown apprenticeship via the Manpower Services Commission (MSC) because of his lack of height. Female interviewer not identified.

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  5. British Council Films Online

    Date
    17 Dec 2010, 15:35
    Author
    bufvclinda
    Post Type
    Post

    Thirteen British Council films from the 1940s have been digitised and are now available from their Time/Image website. These documentaries reflect the work of great directors such as Mary Field (Development...

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  6. News in Flashes: Stop Press

    Date released
    7 Sep 1950
    Series name
    British Paramount News
    Issue no
    2037
    NoS ID
    042583
    Story no
    4 / 8

    Cooper’s apprenticeship ends with traditional ceremony.

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  7. He’s a Cooper Now! A Roll in the Barrel Ends Apprenticeship

    Date released
    8 Dec 1955
    Series name
    British Paramount News
    Issue no
    2585
    NoS ID
    046247
    Story no
    5 / 7

    Twenty-one year old Robert Leece became fully fledged cooper in age-old traditional style.

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  8. Doggett’s Coat and Badge

    Date released
    1948
    Series name
    Shell Cinemagazine
    Issue no
    11
    NoS ID
    349963
    Story no
    2 / 3

    BFI synopsis: the annual race in London for Doggett’s Coat and Badge, and £20, the race is rowed in light skiffs from London Bridge to Chelsea, by young Thames watermen just out of apprenticeship.

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  9. Trussing the Cooper

    Date released
    31 Dec 1956
    Series name
    Colour Pictorial
    Issue no
    105
    NoS ID
    120321
    Story no
    1 / 3
    Extras
    1 film clip

    Pathe synopsis: One of Britains oldest traditions - and certainly the noisiest - is the ancient ceremony of initiating a lad after five years’ apprenticeship to the Society of Coopers, craftsmen of the...

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  10. Speaking for myself (1985)

    Genre
    Interview; Special

    Speaking For Myself. London school pupils speculate on their futures. Ideas and ambitions include starting work, joining a youth training scheme, and going on to further education. They also share their...

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