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Bell-Ringing

Synopsis
Records the activity of bell ringing. Scenes show the use of the bell to announce impending church services. Shows the working of bells in detail, in particular the trajectory on the swing of the bell. A vicar is interviewed about his belief in the importance of maintaining a bell-ringing facility to call people to church. Other scenes show bell ringing in a different form - the teaching of hand-bell ringing in a local pub. The publican is interviewed. Filmed in July 1992.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; 2 videocassettes. VHS. col. 298 min.
Year of production
1991
Availability
Preview
Documentation
Limited shot list, missing record for 91/7.5.
Subjects
History
Keywords
bell ringing; local history

Credits

Director
Hugh Deam

Sections

Title
Bell-ringing. Tape 1

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Bell-ringing. Tape 2

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Bell-ringing. Tape 3

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Bell-ringing. Tape 4

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Bell-ringing. Tape 5

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Bell-ringing. Tape 6

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Bell-ringing. Tape 7

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Bell-ringing. Tape 8

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Bell-ringing. Tape 9

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Bell-ringing. Tape 10

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Bell-ringing. Tape 11

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Bell-ringing. Tape 12

Production Company

Name

St Nicholas Society of Bellringers

Distributor

Name

British Video History Trust

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
http://www.bufvc.ac.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7393 1500
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
c/o BUFVC, 77 Wells Street
London
W1T 3QJ

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