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Addressing the nation

Author: Stuart LeggAlexander ShawJohn GriersonArthur EltonGeoffrey ClarkAll authors
Publisher: [London] : Royal Mail Group : BFI, 2008.
Series: GPO Film Unit Collection, v. 1.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Local government publication   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume contains 15 films from the period 1933-1935 and provides a fascinating exploration of the unit's early experimentation with sound.
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Genre/Form: Short films
Documentary films
Promotional films
DVD-Video
Material Type: Government publication, Local government publication, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Legg; Alexander Shaw; John Grierson; Arthur Elton; Geoffrey Clark; Alberto Cavalcanti; Harry Watt; Edgar Anstey; Evelyn Spice; Basil Wright; Len Lye; William Coldstream; Donald Taylor; Great Britain. Post Office. Film Unit.; Royal Mail Group (Firm); British Film Institute.
OCLC Number: 263962346
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Title from container.
"This DVD is a jointly fund project between BFI, Royal Mail, The British Postal Museum & Archive and BT."
Fifteen short films produced from 1933-1935.
Special features: On the fishing banks of Skye by John Grierson (1935) ; GPO film display trailer; booklet containing introductory essays, selected biographies and film notes.
Description: 2 videodiscs (140 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (76 p.)
Details: DVD-Video ; region 2 ; Dolby digital mono audio.
Contents: disc 1. The coming of the dial / Stuart Legg (1933) ; Cable ship / Alexander Shaw, Stuart Legg (1933) ; Granton Trawler / John Grierson (1934) ; John Atkins saves up / Arthur Elton (1934) ; Air Post / Geoffrey Clark (1934) ; The glorious sixth of June / Alberto Cavalcanti (1934) ; Pett and Pott / Alberto Cavalcanti (1934) ; 6.30 Collection / Harry Watt, Edgar Anstey (1934) ; Weather forecast / Evelyn Spice (1934) --
disc 2. Song of Ceylon / Basil Wright (1934) ; A colour box / Len Lye (1935) ; Coal face / Alberto Cavalcanti (1935) ; The King's stamp / William Coldstream (1935) ; BBC the voice of Britain / Stuart Legg (1935) ; Sixpenny telegram / Donald Taylor (1935).
Series Title: GPO Film Unit Collection, v. 1.
Responsibility: the GPO Film Unit.

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This volume contains 15 films from the period 1933-1935 and provides a fascinating exploration of the unit's early experimentation with sound.

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