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  1. Toast to the WAAFs

    Date released
    1944
    Series name
    The Gen
    Issue no
    11
    NoS ID
    080907
    Story no
    1 / 3

    A survey of the WAAFs contribution to the war effort: film of their work includes patching barrage balloons, folding parachutes, nurses, cooks, groundcrew, navigators. WAAFs leave for service abroad (on the...

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  2. Reef, The (1977 Video)

    Director
    John Heyer
    Producer
    John Heyer
    Subject
    Biology
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 58 min.

    An account of the natural history of the Great Barrier Reef, its discovery by French and British navigators in the 18th century, and the threat posed to the reef’s unique formation and fauna by ocean...

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  3. News in Brief

    Date released
    16 Jul 1956
    Series name
    British Paramount News
    Issue no
    2648
    NoS ID
    046716
    Story no
    2 / 8
    Extras
    1 commentary sheet, 1 cameraman dope sheet, 1 ephemera, 1 shot list

    Duke of Edinburgh receives letters patent from Lord Mayor of London for Guild of Pilots and Navigators.

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  4. Evidence of Vikings (1995 Video)

    Producer
    Alan Ereira
    Subject
    Archaeology; History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 60 min., 1996 sale: £99.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Although a warlike people, the Vikings are seen to be great navigators, crossing uncharted seas to discover new lands. Robin Knox-Johnston finds that a Viking navigational system is more accurate than a...

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  5. In The Livery

    Date released
    1965
    Series name
    Look At Life
    Issue no
    341
    NoS ID
    350510
    Story no
    1 / 1

    BFI synopsis: An impression of the present-day activities of the great livery companies of the past and the formation and activities of new guilds such as the Guild of Air Pilots and Air Navigators.

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  6. Journey Together (1946 Video)

    Director
    John Boulting
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Videocassette. VHS. b&w. 92 min., 2001 sale: £10.99 (inclusive)

    Originally produced as a public information film, this semi-documentary shows trainee pilots, bombers and navigators receiving instruction in England and America before going on their first bombing mission...

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  7. Cranwell

    Date released
    Jan 1965
    Series name
    Parade
    Issue no
    16
    NoS ID
    327237
    Story no
    4 / 4

    COI synopsis: The Royal Air Force College at Cranwell where officers, who will be pilots and navigators, are trained.

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  8. Natural Navigators (1985 Video)

    Subject
    Biology
    Distribution
    Off-air recording licence Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 25 min., 1998 sale: £145.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Migrating birds and animals can navigate over vast distances between their summer and winter habitats, and for years scientists hiave puzzles over how they do it. American research has shown that there is no...

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  9. Portuguese Voyages of Discovery, The (1992 Video)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Off-air recording licence Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 24 min., 1998 sale: £145.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Reflects on the momentous voyages of Portuguese navigators in the 15th century. Uses a full-scale replica of a caravel of the period to re-create the conditions of those voyages and shows how sailors used...

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  10. Ken Loach Collection Vol 1 (2007)

    Subject
    Film studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 768 minutes), £59.99

    This collection brings together many of Ken Loach’s most celebrated films, along with some that are ripe for rediscovery. Featured titles are Poor Cow (1967), Kes (1969), The Gamekeeper (1980), Riff Raff...

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