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Portrait of a People - Impressions of Britain, Short Movie, 1970 IMDB

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dsl SX

2016-09-25 20:30


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27 minute visual summary of everything English - which as usual is very London-biased - accompanied by a voiceover which is just a series of pompous historic and literary quotations about Englishness with no direct explanation of the images. But it's a fascinating selection of sequences, very well compiled and high quality footage. Lots of trains, ships and planes as well. Taken from
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BFI/COI Collection Vol 5: Portrait of a People 2-DVD set, and is the final film from that set.

Design studio
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- possibly a technical college classroom rather than a manufacturer??

Other stuff:
- royal decapitation was still being practiced in 1970
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- Birmingham Bull Ring - much changed now
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- the long-gone days when brake-lining brands were important enough to be advertised on the side of buses
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(no connection with Lord of The Rings).

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dsl SX

2016-09-25 20:34


Planes for impdb (is it still alive??)

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Sunbar UK

2016-09-25 21:42


'Design Studio' could also be an independant design consultant; Ogle Design, Letchworth or Lotus Engineering, (rather than Lotus Cars) Norfolk.

kudos SX

2016-09-26 01:19


Superb find, a very nice selection of vehicles and locations!

dsl SX

2016-09-26 02:36




2016-09-26 17:39


dsl wrote Planes for impdb (is it still alive??)

Alive : yes !
Working : ???

Thanks to still support us, poor contributors, nearly orphan of our fetish website ! :cry:

I hope these three aircraft could be on a new IMPDB page in a near future, once this site will live again better days...

sixcyl FR

2017-11-05 12:12


The page exist on IMDb.. I made the link ;)

sixcyl FR

2017-11-05 14:56


Aircraft Link to "www.impdb.org"

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