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British Transport Films: Volume 2 (BFI)

British Transport Films: Volume 2 (BFI)

Released on 28 November 2005

Format: DVD | Rating: Exempt from Classification

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Following the nationalisation of transport in 1948, the British Transport Commission set up its own in-house film production and distribution unit, headed by Egar Anstey OBE, one of the pioneers of British documentary films. The unit produced hundreds of travelogues promoting travel on Britain's railways and other forms of transport. Consistently winning top awards at film festivals, including an Oscar in 1966, the films provide a wonderfully crafted visual record of 20th century life in rural and urban Britain.
  • This, the second in a series of double DVD digi-packs, contains classics from the best-selling British Transport Flims VHS series such as Capital Visit, Coasts of Clyde, Letter for Wales and Any Mans Kingdom.
  • Disc One
  • West Country Journey (1953)
  • Letter for Wales (1960)
  • Cyclists Special (1955)
  • Holiday (1957)
  • Heart is Highland (1952)
  • Any Mans Kingdom
  • Disc Two
  • Glasgow Belongs to Me (1966)
  • England of Elizabeth(1957)
  • Capital Visit (1955)
  • Heart of England (1954)
  • East Anglian Holiday (1954)
  • Coasts of Clyde (1959)
  • This unique collection is a 'must' for the transport enthusiast!
certificateExempt from Classification
duration261 Minutes
languagesEnglish
region2