The collection consists of the original films, video and DVD copies of the films, and audio tapes and transcripts of interviews with the residents of the area. Also included is a third film made by Michael Goodger called 'Salford - the other side' which looks at the parks and new housing in the city, and a copy of Mike Goodger's thesis which gives the background to the making of the films.
Changing Face of Salford Collection
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 427 CFC
- Dates of Creation1968-1971
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1.25 linear feet
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Between 1968 and 1970, J M Goodger, a lecturer at the University of Salford, made a film record of the living conditions in the slums of Ordsall, Salford, which were then in the process of being demolished. Under the title 'The Changing face of Salford', the film was in two parts: 'Life in the slums' and 'Bloody slums'.
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Description created by Ian Johnston, December 2006