British Council Film Archive: short documentaries about wartime Britain, made during the 1940s

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  • Reference
      GB ah100 britishcouncilfilm
  • Dates of Creation
      c 1940 - 1945
  • Physical Description
      c 100 documentary films film
  • Digital Content

Scope and Content

A rights-free collection of over 100 short documentaries about wartime Britain, made by the British Council during the 1940s. Includes films covering news, industry, architecture, health, language, sport and recreation, education, towns and villages, justice and government.

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