British Universities Film & Video Council

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HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM ARCHIVES AND LOCAL HISTORY CENTRE

Description
The collection is very small and comprises a miscellaneous group of films transferred to the Archives Department from other departments within the Council.
Website
http://www.lbhf.gov.uk/Directory/Leisure_and_Culture/Libraries/Archives/17430_Archives_and_Local_History.asp
Keywords
Advertising films; Civic ceremonies; Hammersmith, London
Access
There are no facilities for viewing films at present. Enquirers should contact the Borough Archivist.
Copyright
Various copyrights.

Moving Image, Audio and Related Documentation Holdings

Video/Film
Film: 12 cans. The collection includes films of the following: Re-opening of Gaumont Cinema, Shepherds Bush, after closure due to bomb damage; ‘Tories Resounding Victory’ c.1955; Hammersmith, 1953 (Coronation procession and carnival, etc.); Opening of Fulham Power Station by local Mayor, 1936; ‘Merchant Navy’ appeal by Mayor of Hammersmith, c.1940s (2 copies); Civic procession and memorial service for George V, 1936 (Hammersmith); and food advertisements. Advertising, documentary.
Film components: 16mm, 35mm.

Additional Information

Conservation policy
These films form part of the Borough’s archive collection and are therefore preserved indefinitely.

Main Contact

Name
Ms. Jane Kimber
Job title
Borough Archivist
Telephone
020 8741 5159
Fax
020 8741 4882
Email
archives@lbhf.gov.uk
Address
The Lilla Huset
191 Talgarth Road
London
W6 8BJ

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