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  1. Labour Party 1918-1945, The (1999)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 33 minutes), £60.00

    Illustrates key moments in the Labour Party’s history between 1918 and 1945 and explores the impact of a visual medium on the presentation of politics to a mass audience. Shows, for example, how well...

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  2. Images of America 1937-1939 (1996)

    Producer
    Peter Bell
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 29 minutes), £60.00

    Illustrates the various ways in which British newsreels on the eve of World War 2 presented propaganda concerning the USA’s international role. Drawing on the archives of Gaumont British, British Movietone...

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  3. Collectivisation of Soviet Agriculture, The (1995)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 46 minutes), £60.00

    The film uses the substantial documentary film studies on the collectivisation in parts of European Russia by Ilya Kopalin between 1929 and 1931, including the first experimental sound documentary on the...

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  4. Korean War, The: 1950-1953 (1992)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 55 minutes), £60.00

    Uses contemporary newsreel footage with original commentary and soundtrack, but without any additional commentary, to show the British newsreels’ coverage of the Korean War, illustrating its political...

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  5. Images of the Soviet Union at War 1941-1945 (1990)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 55 minutes), £60.00

    Explores the role played by the British newsreels in creating and reflecting the growth of pro-Russian feeling in Britain during the second world war. When the Soviet Union was attacked by the Germans in...

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  6. Our Great Ally France 1938-1940 (1987)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 35 minutes), £60.00

    Takes as its theme the question of how France was treated in the newsreels as an ally of Great Britain - during the last year of peace and the first year of World War II, as a potential, then an actual, and...

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  7. Call to Arms, A: Propaganda and Rearmament in the 1930s (1985)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 55 minutes), £60.00

    Examines the selling of rearmament in Britain prior to the advent of World War 2. Traces the story of British rearmament and sheds new light on the methods by which the Government used the newsreels to...

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  8. Fascism (1980)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 50 minutes), £60.00

    Describes the intellectual, political and economic origins of fascism and the courses of fascism in power in Europe between 1918 and 1945. It concentrates particularly on Italy and Germany in the context of...

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  9. Stanley Baldwin (1979)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 45 minutes), £60.00

    A selection of the major newsreel and Conservative Party Film Unit productions in which Stanley Baldwin appeared between 1925 and 1935. Included election speeches of 1931 and 1935; the 1932 Ottawa...

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  10. Trials of Alger Hiss, The (1979)

    Director
    John Lowenthal
    Producer
    John Lowenthal
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 PAL, 178 minutes), £80.00

    An account of the Cold War espionage and perjury case that catapulted Richard Nixon to national prominence and imprisoned a former State Department officer. Through contemporaneous newsreels and present-day...

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