British HeritageRenownGlimpses Volume 2 (3 DVDs)

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Over 60 individual pieces of nostalgia from the 1950s and 1960s, taken from the much-loved television show. Highlights include getting married in the 1960s; celebrity cricket with Tommy Cooper in the 1950s; the famous Cowes to Torquay powerboat race; London Airport in the 60s, Newquay in colour, Clifton Suspension Bridge, Flying Boats, and a family holiday in Cornwall and Devon in 1964.

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Renown Pictures are delighted to present THE GLIMPSES COLLECTION: VOLUME 2. Over 60 individual pieces of nostalgia from the 50s & 60s in this superb 3 DVD Box Set. A collection of amateur footage, public information shorts and professional short films celebrating the 50s & 60s.

The Great Milk Bottle Mystery: Where do 6.4 million glass bottles disappear to each week? Aberdeen & Edinburgh in the 60s: A nostalgic trip to Aberdeen, Balmoral and Edinburgh Castle. Angling in Lowestoft (1960s): Archive footage of beach anglers enjoying shore fishing. Canoeing and Camping in the 50s: with scouts on the River Wye. Getting Married in the 60s: Look back to a 60s English wedding. Scotland in 1958: Explore one Scottish family’s milestones. Switzerland in 50s: amateur colour footage of a trip around 50s Switzerland. Tale of a Dog (1950): Vintage short about a sheep dog. A Trip with the Harrisons: In the 60s to Widecombe in The Moor, Land’s End, Guildford and Dover. Your Voice on the Telephone: Early 1950s instructional film. A Tale of the Fiords (1955): A beautiful presentation of two children hunting for the Valley Of Happiness. Celebrity Crazy Cricket: A 50s celebrity cricket match featuring Jon Pertwee, Tommy Cooper, Mr Pastry and more! Screenagers! Early 1960s documentary into the spending habit of the ‘screenagers.’ Keeping Britain Tidy (1962) A short educational film on the problem of litter. Knowsley Hall: short film made in the 50s on the stately home near Liverpool. Man Against Mount Everest: A Castle Films Digest short and the 1952 Swiss attempt to climb Everest. The 2nd International Offshore Powerboat Race (1962) the famous Cowes to Torquay race. Ten Pin Bowling: 60s short film on a family hobby. A 50s Whit Monday Race Meeting: Classic car race at Gamston airfield, Notts. A Day Out in London (1950s): London landmarks. A Sailing We Shall Go: amateur colour footage of a sailing club in the 50s. A Works Group Day Out: 50s amateur footage of a work’s day out in Worcester. The Brussel’s World Fair: footage of the exhibition in 1958. Coronation Day 1953: Amateur footage of the villages of Coxhoe and West Cornforth celebrating the special occasion. London Airport in the 60s: Rare footage the Airport’s daily routine, from the cleaners to the pilots. 1950s Newquay: Beautiful colour footage of a family gathering in Newquay and the famous ‘house by the sea.’ Child’s Play: 1950s footage of families and children playing with toys and garden party games. There’s even dandelion clocks? remember them? 50s London: Historic footage of London. Gretna Green & Scotland: Amateur footage of an organised tour through Gretna shot in 1955. Southampton & The Isle Of Wight: Take a 50s glimpse in this historic amateur footage. Sports Day: Amateur footage of a traditional sports day in the 1950s. The 50s Steel Works: The workings of a UK Steel works. Sturminster Carnival: the 1962 Carnival. When Motorways Were Fun: Early footage of the M1. Fitness Wins the Game: an educational short. Glimpses of 1967: Nostalgic footage. Diving: A documentary on diving. Lancashire the Home of Industry: We go down the pits, see inside a Cotton factory, Paper Mill, Hat Factory & more! The Midlands in the 1960s: Filmed in the 1960s this documentary short covers the growth of the Midlands. Mine’s a Terrier: A Delightful look at some of the famous terrier breeds. Pen Pictures from Denmark: A short film about a Danish child’s letter to his English friends about his holiday. Petticoat Lane in the 1950s: Historic footage of the famous market. Playing in the Road: A road safety short. Sheffield Anglers 1960s: Documentary made in the 1960s following the weekly fishing competition. Birmingham & The Road Patrol Bikes: 1950s From Birmingham we follow the road patrol! Pembrooke Castle, Wales: Amateur footage from the 1950s. The Clifton Suspension Bridge: Amateur footage filmed in the early 50s. Motoring Around Europe in the 60s: From the ferry to driving through Paris and Italy. Change Air Enterprises  The Flying Boat: The history of Empire Air Services and the flying Boat situated at Croydon Airfield. Steam Traction (1964): footage of the Steam Traction Engine Rally. A 60s Holiday: Amateur footage of a family holiday in Cornwall and Devon in 1964. Bristol & Scotland: Amateur footage a 50s family trip to Bristol and then on to Edinburgh and the Royal Mile. Pondsbury Marsh: Footage of a 1950s school trip. The Power We Need: Made in 1962 the economic future of the coal industry in relation to other sources of power. Includes footage of Bevercotes Colliery in Nottinghamshire. Crowdy Cup Broxbourne 1966: A sailing competition in 1966. Spring Blossoms: 50s nature documentary featuring some wonderful time-lapse film footage. Scouting Competition 1952: Amateur footage at a fifties scouts Jamboree. The Pinner Wheelbarrow Race: filmed in 1967 where men in wheelbarrows would drink a pint at each pub! Unguarded Moment: The perils of Britain’s roads are seen in this chilling short film made in 1951 by The Blackheath Film Unit for the Greenwich Safety Board. A Truly historical collection of Glimpses of the past!

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