Results

Full access to all collections is a privilege of BUFVC membership. If you are already a BUFVC member, please log in. Otherwise you may join now.
1-10 of 60 results | Page 1 of 6
« First
‹ Prev12345Next ›
Last »
Sort results by
  1. Post Office in the Thirties, The: Providing a Service (1991 Video)

    Subject
    History; Media studies
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. b&w/col. 88 min., 2004 sale: £11.99 (+p&p)

    Compilation of eight short films from the GPO Film Unit showing the range of services the Post Office provided in the 1930s and how these were promoted. [See individual titles for synopsis details.]

    DVD Find DVD Find Other Other To order To order
  2. Early Cinema Commercials: Animation (1991 Video)

    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 27 min., 1999 sale: £15.45 (inclusive)

    Compilation of six short films from the GPO Film Unit featuring some early revolutionary work by noted animators Len Lye, Lotte Reiniger and Norman McLaren. [See individual titles for synopsis details.]

    DVD Find DVD Find Other Other To order To order
  3. Real Picture, The: Films and the Post Office (1993 Video)

    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 20 min.

    A history of the GPO Film Unit.

    DVD Find DVD Find Other Other To order To order
  4. Hpo, The: Heavenly Post Office (1938 Video)

    Director
    Lotte Reiniger
    Subject
    Media studies
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. dufaycolour. 4 min.

    The Post Office slogan at the time was: ‘It’s heaven to receive a greetings telegram. Be an angel and send one!' Lotte Reiniger translated this into a silhouette film that did much to promote telegram...

    DVD Find DVD Find Other Other To order To order
  5. Fairy of the Phone, The (1936 Video)

    Director
    William Coldstream
    Producer
    Basil Wright
    Subject
    Technology
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. b&w. 13 min.

    A comedy with musical sequences including an opening song featuring a chorus of telephonists. The script was based on page 6 of the 1936 London telephone directory - instructions to subscribers on how to use...

    DVD Find DVD Find Other Other To order To order
  6. Roadways (1937 Film, Video)

    Director
    William Coldstream; Stuart Legg
    Producer
    Alberto Cavalcanti
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Film (16mm)

    Traces the histroy of transport with particular emphasis on the heavy growth of road traffic from 1918 until the late 1930s. The GPO, itself a major user, acknowledged its responsibilites and expressed its...

    DVD Find DVD Find Other Other To order To order
  7. Colour Box, A (1935 Video)

    Director
    Len Lye
    Subject
    Film & television production; Media studies
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. Dufaycolor. 4 min.

    Len Lye pioneered the technique of painting directly on to the film negative, and this is the first film that he brought to John Grierson. Grierson liked the film and told him to go away and paint the new...

    DVD Find DVD Find Other Other To order To order
  8. Tocher, The (1938 Video)

    Director
    Lotte Reiniger
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. b&w. 5 min.

    A fairy-tale ballet silhouette as a means of promoting the Post Office Savings Bank. Music consists of Rossini themes arranged by Benjamin Britten.

    DVD Find DVD Find Other Other To order To order
  9. Mony a Pickle (1939 Video)

    Producer
    Alberto Cavalcanti
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. b&w. 11 min.

    A slightly tongue-in-cheedk comedy on the theme of thrift, which was made for the Scottish Post Office Savings Bank. It is divided into an introduction and five short episodes, the most ambitious of which...

    DVD Find DVD Find Other Other To order To order
  10. Horsey Mail, The (1938 Video)

    Director
    Pat Jackson
    Subject
    Sociology
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. b&w. 9 min.

    When the sea wall at Winterton in East Norfolk gives way and Horsey village and many outlying farms become islands in the water, it is more difficult for postman Claude Simmonds to make his daily round. Van...

    DVD Find DVD Find Other Other To order To order
1-10 of 60 results | Page 1 of 6
« First
‹ Prev12345Next ›
Last »
Sort results by