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First World War, The: Life on the Home Front in North West England

Synopsis
Footage from the North West Film Archive showing life on the home front in North West England during World War I. Clips include the the Accrington Pals, the Lancashire Fusiliers and the Cheshire Regiment preparing for active service on the Western Front, as well as German Prisoners of War being marched through the streets of Lancashire, troop inspections in Preston and Blackpool, the subsequent victory parades in Whalley and Haslingden, and the unveiling of war memorials from Egremont to Altrincham.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2014
Subjects
Film studies; History
Keywords
film archives; Home Front; Lancashire; Manchester; North-west England; World War 1; archival film

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£12.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
65 minutes
Year
2014

Production Company

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

Online Retailer

Name

Imperial War Museum,

Email
iwmshop@iwm.org.uk
Web
http://www.iwmshop.org.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
01223 499 345
Fax
01223 839 688
Address
Online Shop
IWM Duxford
Cambs
CB22 4QR
Notes
A range of CD and DVD titles covering the two World Wars, as well as more general aviation and naval topics. Many are compilations of films from the IWM’s own collection.

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