Re: WWII British Propaganda Films

Brigid Duffy (bduffy@sfsu.edu)
Fri, 1 Jun 2001 11:39:37 -0700 (PDT)

Several of these are available from Facets (http://www.facets.org). They
were also collected in a laserdisc series called the Great British
Documentary Movement Series but that's (sigh!) gone...

Brigid Duffy
Audio Visual/ITV Center
San Francisco State University
San Francisco CA 94132-4200
E-mail: bduffy@sfsu.edu

On Fri, 1 Jun 2001, Amy Severson wrote:

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> Hello;
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> Does anyone know of a North American distributor for WWII British
> propaganda films?
>
> The titles I am looking for were produced by the Crown Film Unit, formally
> a division of the Post Office, (!) in the United Kingdom.
>
> I have found out where I can purchase them in the UK, but would prefer a
> North American distributor, and of course, one who can offer me PPR.
>
> This is going to be a great course if I can get my hands on this stuff!
>
> The titles are as follows:
> The Heart of Britain (1941)
> Listen to Britain (1942)
> A Diary for Timothy (1956)
> Fires were Started (1943)
> Desert Victory (1942)
> Target for Tonight (1941)
> Coastal Command (1942)
>
> Many Thanks in advance for ANY leads.
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> Amy
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