Northampton in the 30s

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Originally a silent film, commissioned by Northampton's New Industries Committee, in order to encourage new business growth and urban expansion. A soundtrack was added in 1992, written by Alan Burman and narrated by Graham Padden, produced by Ron Purser.

Born in Northmapton, Philpott may have kept this example of early documentary filmaking for personal interest. 49 minutes duration.