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Forest Heritage

Synopsis
This film portrays the people, traditions and landscape of the New Forest in the 1950s. Featuring music by Clifton Parker, cinematography by Roy Layzell and commentary by John Snagge, it was commissioned by the Esso Petroleum Company in 1952, just as they were establishing a new refinery at Fawley on the eastern edge of the New Forest.
Series
New Forest Film Archive
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
1952
Subjects
Geography
Keywords
forests; wildlife; nature

Credits

Cinematographer
Roy Layzell
Music
Clifton Parker
Contributor
John Snagge

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£8.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
21 minutes
Year
2014

Sponsor

Name

ExxonMobil

Distributor

Name

New Forest Film Archive Project

Address
New Forest Centre
Lyndhurst
Hampshire
SO43 7NY
United Kingdom

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