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Moving Memories

Synopsis
A compilation from the unique collection of the North West Film Archive containing films of the region. Shows 1) a children’s outing from Altringcham to Mobberley (1909); 2) the London to Manchester ariel race (1910); 3) Whit Walk procession in Manchester (1912); workpeople leaving William Clegg’s textile mill, Milnrow (1913); an industrial Lancashire landscape made for the Oldham Master Cotton Spinners Association (1919); Messrs Barlow & Jones’ textile mills, Bolton (1919), HRH Prince of Wales’ visit to Bury (1921), Piccadilly Dance Salon (1924), Stalybridge Wakes Week (1927); Blackpool Promenade (1924); the Co-Operative Whlesale Society’s film of the aftermath of the Manchester Blitz (1940).
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. b&w. 55 min.
Year of production
1990
Availability
Sale; £12.99 (inclusive)
Subjects
Sociology
Keywords
archive films; ballroom dancing; Blackpool; documentary films; Manchester; textile industries

Production Company

Name

Manchester Metropolitan University

Sponsor

Name

Co-operative Wholesale Society

Distributor

Name

North West Film Archive,

Contact
Marion Hewitt
Email
n.w.filmarchive@mmu.ac.uk
Web
http://nwfa.ac.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
0161-247 3097
Fax
0161-247 3098
Address
Minshull House
47-49 Chorlton Street
MANCHESTER
M1 3EU

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