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Our kind of town

Title
Our kind of town
Genre
Interview; Documentary; Jingle
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:49:32
Description
Our Kind of Town, presented by Keith Howell. In this edition part 1 examines the textile industry or rag trade that was traditionally based in the area of central London between Oxford Circus and Tottenham Court Road, including an interview with accountant C. Vincent Shaw(?), whose family lived there before the Second World War. Part 2 (after break in recording) looks at the Goodyear airship Europa including an interview with Philip Heath, Goodyear public relations officer. Includes jingles; music by The Fifth Dimension. Engineer is Don Shanahan; producer, Bavin Cook.
Contributors
Keith Howell; Bavin Cook; Don Shanahan; Philip Heath; C. Vincent Shaw(?)
Keywords
London; UK; Great Britain; Reminiscence; Airships; Aerospace engineering; Textile industry; Tailoring; Tailors; Fashion goods manufacturing; Goodyear

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