Looking Back at Oxford

Code: BF1904

£12.95

45 mins.

This DVD recalls important occasions from the city’s past, including the opening of the Oxford Canal, the coming of the railway, the first Oxford/Cambridge boat race, the demolition of Carfax Church, the impact of two World Wars, and the last hanging at Oxford Prison. The stories are told with the help of rare photographs and even cine footage.

Full description from the producer:

‘Looking back at Oxford’ combines a unique cine film of the city, old photos, and stories from the archives of the Oxford Times and the Oxford Mail to paint a fascinating picture of life in bygone Oxford. The DVD recalls important occasions from the city’s past, including the opening of the Oxford Canal, the coming of the railway, the first Oxford/Cambridge boat race, the demolition of Carfax Church, the impact of two world wars, and the last hanging at Oxford Prison.

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