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Black Country 1969

Synopsis
The main programme on the DVD is aTHE BLACK COUNTRY - a thirty minute documentary made by ‘ATV Today’ in 1969 which explores the changing industry and landscape of the region through the eyes of its people. The rest of the disc comprises selections from ‘ATV Today’ from the 1970s, featuring Black Country industry, traditions, entertainment and people. Finally, there is a 1974 episode of ‘Jaywalking’ in which ATV Today presenter Sue Jay spends a fundraising evening at the Lower Gornal Football Club.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
1969
Subjects
History; Media studies
Keywords
Industrial Revolution; local history; television documentary films; current affairs broadcasting

Credits

Contributor
Gwyn Richards; Sue Jay

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£8.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
88 minutes
Year
2013

Production Company

Name

ATV

Distributor

Name

MACE: Media Archive for Central England

Email
macearchive@le.ac.uk
Web
http://www.macearchive.org/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 116 252 5066
Fax
+44 (0) 116 252 5931
Address
The University of Leicester
1 Salisbury Road
Leicester
LE1 7QR

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