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Collecting The Past For Tomorrow

Series

Series Name
London Line (Colour series 2)

Issue

Issue No.
45
Date Released
1968
Filmed
Aug 1968
Length of issue (in feet)
513
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Rods, Poles, Perches - Goodbye!
  2. 2Collecting The Past For Tomorrow
  3. 3The No-plaster Cast

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 3
Summary
COI synopsis: London Line investigates the growing passion to preserve the relics of our industrial history from early products of the machine age to entire buildings associated with industry - like London’s famous Smithfield Market. John Betjeman - poet and architectural authority - talks to Michael Smee in the London Line studio about Industrial Archaeology.
Keywords
Buildings and structures; History and archaeology
Written sources
COI Microfilm Roll 43 [BFI National Archive]   Used for synopsis
COI Reference
MI 1394/45
Credits:
Sponsor
Central Office of Information (COI)
Sponsor
Commonwealth Affairs Office
Sponsor
Foreign Office
Producer
Ian Morrison
Presenter
Ian Morrison
Director
Mark Lawton
Presenter
Michael Smee
Camera
Peter Theirry
Sound
Phil Jay

This series is held by:

Film Archive

Name
British Film Institute (BFI)
Email
For BFI National Archive enquiries:
nonfictioncurators@bfi.org.uk
For commercial/footage reuse enquiries:
footage.films@bfi.org.uk
Web
http://collections-search.bfi.org.uk/web
Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7580 7503
Address
21 Stephen Street
London W1T 1LN
Notes
The BFI National Archive also preserves the original nitrate film copies of British Movietone News, British Paramount News, Empire News Bulletin, Gaumont British News, Gaumont Graphic, Gaumont Sound News and Universal News (the World War II years are covered by the Imperial War Museum).
Series held
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