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Merlin Films

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Dates
1944-
Role
Production Co.
Newsreels / Cinemagazines
This Is Britain
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History

Merlin Films specialised in short documentary films and instructional films. Between 1946 and 1949 they made the first thirty-six issues of the cinemagazine This Is Britain, produced by the Central Office of Information [qv] for the Board of Trade [qv] for overseas distribution. For the remaining fifteen issues in the series were made by the Crown Film Unit [qv].

Sources

NoS Number 323867; Britain Can Make It Number 10; Date released 1946: NoS Number 328191; This Is Britain Number 1; Date released 1946.

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