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  1. The Oldest Man in the World. His Age is 135 and His Eldest Boy, Aged 92, Left Home Because His Father Married Again

    Date released
    6 Sep 1920
    Series name
    Gaumont Graphic
    Issue no
    987
    NoS ID
    078061
    Story no
    4 / 5
    Extras
    1 film clip

    John Shell, 135 year old backwoodsman, reading newspaper. Old man, 34 year old wife and 5 year old son leave shack and sit on bench outside. Old man turns wheel of lathe, child looking on. Three of his sons,...

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  2. Goodbye Old Man (1977 Film, Video)

    aka: Good-Bye Old Man

    Director
    David MacDougall
    Distribution
    Film (16mm)

    Ethnographic record of a pukumani (bereavement) ceremony of the Tiwi of Melville Island, off the coast of Australia. Made at the request of the Mangatopi family of Snake Bay, the ceremony was held for the...

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  3. Bingo: Scenes of Money and Death (1990 Television)

    Series
    Theatre Night
    Director
    Don Taylor
    Producer
    Tim Ironside Wood

    Television production of Edward Bond’s stage play. Set in 1615 it shows an aged and weary Shakespeare in retirement in Stratford. He is disillusioned, pondering on life and fame and seeing nothing but...

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  4. Children witness suicidal man in tree after triple murder (1990)

    Genre
    Interview; News report; Vox pop

    To the shock of residents in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, children discovered victims of a triple murder. Earlier, they had spotted a man sitting in a tree with a noose around his neck; this was witnessed...

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  5. Village Life: Kingsclere - nd [1986]

    Mike Matthews in association with Vincent’s BMW this week visits the village of Kingsclere. It lies amongst the hills of North Hampshire, near Watership Down. One single track with 8 interviews: 1-...

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  6. Shaw’s corner (1988)

    Sean Street visits Ayot St. Lawrence and delves into a host of memorabilia concerning the Grand Old Man of letters

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  7. Voices in the UK

    Date
    30 Nov 2011, 11:40
    Author
    bufvcsergio
    Post Type
    BUFVC Review

    2010. GB. Audio (CD). British Library. 153 minutes. Price: £ 16.28 About the Author: Paul Kerswill, Professor of Sociolinguistics, Lancaster University. Currently working on the second of two large...

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  8. Movietone’s News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Trailer: Old Age Pensions

    Date released
    3 Oct 1946
    Series name
    British Movietone News
    Issue no
    904A
    NoS ID
    014074
    Story no
    1 / 9

    MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Old Age Pensions Trailer. SHOTLIST: MS old man on one side of hedge talks to middle aged man who is clipping it, boy with hedge clipping. CU old man. MS old woman out of house with...

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  9. Old Lamps for Sale

    Date released
    18 Aug 1958
    Series name
    British Movietone News
    Issue no
    1524
    NoS ID
    022549
    Story no
    5 / 8

    MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Old Lamps for Sale. DESCRIPTION: Greenwich by gas-light is now a thing of the past: the old lamps have been taken down, but a thoughtful Authority has realised the antiques have a...

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  10. Athletics

    Date released
    19 Oct 1936
    Series name
    British Movietone News
    Issue no
    385
    NoS ID
    006932
    Story no
    8 / 11

    MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Athletics. Bradford Abbas Old Men and Skittles. DESCRIPTION: Old Men of Bradford Abbas create havoc among the Skittles says Barry Barnes. SHOTLIST: Shot of the skittle alley. CU of...

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