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Moving Memories 4

Synopsis
A compilation of ten archive films about traditions, events, people and places of north-west England from 1910 to 1955. Contents: Sir Stanley Matthews and his ‘magic feet’ - how Stanley Matthews’ design in football boots helped win the 1953 FA Cup Final (1955), Queen Elizabeth’s tour of Lancashire in 1955; construction of the locomotive ‘Coronation’ in Crewe (1911); a trip along the Manchester Ship Canal (1912-21); Prince George of Denmark’s visit to Manchester Docks (1949); the redevelopment of Hulme in 1946; Manchester Coronation celebrations in 1953; Neston Ladies Walking Day in 1910; campaign for Sunday cinema opening in Stockport (1941); Bolton Royal Infirmary Jubilee Year in 1933.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. b&w/col. 59 min.
Year of production
1993
Availability
Sale
Subjects
History; Sociology
Keywords
celebrations; cinema buildings; documentary films; film and television archives; football; local history; Manchester; railways; ships

Production Company

Name

North West Film Archive

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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