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  1. Target for Tonight (1941 Film, Video)

    Director
    Harry Watt
    Producer
    Ian Dalrymple
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Film (16mm)

    Illustrates the work of the Bomber Command in World War 2. Shows what it was like to fly on some of the earliest Wellington bomber raids agains Nazi Germany, following the fictional ‘F for Freddie’ on a...

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  2. Front Line, The (1940 Video)

    Director
    Harry Watt
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. b&w. 6 min.

    Dover, 15th September 1940: for three months the town has been a frontier target for the Reich but the spirit of the people is undaunted. ‘There was only one hotel left in existence in Dover’, Harry Watt...

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  3. Squadron 992 (1940 Video)

    Director
    Harry Watt
    Producer
    Alberto Cavalcanti
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. b&w. 26 min.

    In response to a request for a film that showed the importance of balloon barrage, Harry Watt made this drama-documentary about the training of a balloon squadron and its first assignment to the Forth...

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  4. Islanders, The (1939 Video)

    Director
    Maurice Harvey; Stewart McAllister
    Producer
    J.B. Holmes
    Subject
    Anthropology; History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. b&w. 17 min.

    A documentary showing life on Eriskay, Guernsey and Inner Farne islands linked to Britain by means of the Post Office. Music by Darius Milhaud.

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  5. Love on the Wing (1939 Video)

    Director
    Norman McLaren
    Subject
    Media studies
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. st. Dufaycolor. 4 min.

    An early colour animation film by Norman McLaren. By using a ‘squiggle’ which is under constant metamorphasis into three characters, McLaren creates a tale of love as a means of promoting the then...

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  6. Midsummer Day’s Work, A (1939 Video)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. b&w. 13 min.

    During the ominously perfect summer that preceded the outbreak of the World War 2 men are laying an underground telephone cable in the Chilterns from Amersham to Aylesbury, about 18 miles. Along the route...

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  7. N or Nw (1937 Video)

    Director
    Len Lye
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. b&w. 7 min.

    Len Lye’s first non-abstract film. The story concerns a girl who is on the point of breaking off her engagement when the wrongly addressed letter of apology from her fiancé finally arrives. The theme is...

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  8. Saving of Bill Blewitt, The (1937 Video)

    Director
    Harry Watt
    Producer
    Alberto Cavalcanti
    Subject
    History; Sociology
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. b&w. 25 min.

    A fiction film, made in the documentary style, about two fishermen whose boat is wrecked but who manage to save up enough to buy another. Harry Watt has described how he was told to make a film about saving,...

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  9. Trade Tattoo (1937 Video)

    Director
    Len Lye
    Producer
    John Grierson
    Subject
    Media studies
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. Technicolor. 6 min.

    A mixture of live action submerged in a sea of abstract patterns and line movements. The underlying theme is that to maintain the rhythm of workaday Britain one must post early in the day. Music played by...

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  10. Rainbow Dance (1936 Video)

    Director
    Len Lye
    Producer
    Basil Wright
    Subject
    Media studies
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. Gasparcolour. 4 min.

    A mixture of live action an animation in which the actions of a live dancer combine with shimmering colour fantasies to illustrate the advantages of saving. The message is: ‘The Post Office Savings Bank...

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