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IMAGE DIGGERS VIDEO

Description
An on-going collection of VHS tapes, mostly recorded off-air since 1986 for personal /academic use. They are available, for research and academic purposes only, as part of the Image Diggers archive, which also includes a substantial collection of stills material (photographs, 35mm slides, postcards, magazine cuttings, etc.), plus sheet music, ephemera, books, magazines and newspaper clippings. The range of videos, currently running to about 500 tapes, covers cinema, theatre, literature, television, and aspects of popular culture; with numerous full-length movies and TV plays, anthologies of clips from musicals, and animation shorts. There is also an audiocassette collection, covering 500 drama, radio features, popular music (from all countries and periods, and personal performances and interviews.)
Website
http://imagediggers.netfirms.com/
Keywords
Animated films; Theatre; Documentary films; Popular culture
Access
Access available. No access for disabled. Collection is stored on 2nd floor and there is no lift.
Facilities
Viewing on premises. Viewing off premises.
Charges
Charges for research for broadcast productions. Charges for research for academic purposes. Charges for facilities and handling. All prices by negotiation.
Copyright
Copyright not held. Except in a few cases.

Moving Image, Audio and Related Documentation Holdings

Video/Film
Video: 1,500 hours. Amateur, documentary, feature films, animated films, clips from musicals, comedy.
Video components: VHS Video.

Catalogues

Computerised database
Available.

Additional Information

Notes
Selections available on request.
Other information
Relevant credits, articles, reviews and books.

Main Contact

Name
Mr. Neil Hornick
Job title
Director
Telephone
020 8455 4564
Fax
020 8455 4564
Email
lambhorn@tiscali.co.uk
Address
Image Diggers
618b Finchley Road
London
NW11 7RR

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