Britain On Film

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  • Reference
      GB 1456 britainonfilm
  • Dates of Creation
      1902 onwards
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      c 10,000 film and TV titles film
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Scope and Content

Britain on Film reveals hidden histories and forgotten stories of people and places from the UK’s key film and TV archives. The films are available on BFI Player, giving everybody in the UK free access to 1,000s of film and TV titles featuring where they live, grew up, went to school, holidayed as a child, or any place of interest in Britain.


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Publisher: British Film Institute