Britain on Film

2018
30:00

October 26, 2015

3.0 2 x
Throughout the 1960s, the short film series Look at Life captured almost every aspect of British society and culture, but its producers had a special fascination for one aspect in particular - our inordinate fondness for boats. This episode examines the films that documented a period that saw a raft of British sailors seek...
Episodes 2017
30:00

February 1, 2016

Expired 3.0 3 x
Series in which high-quality 1960s colour footage from the vaults of the Rank Organisation is brought together to offer compelling insights into British life during that seminal decade.
30:00

March 21, 2016

Expired 3.0 2 x
In 1959, Britain's biggest cinema company, the Rank Organisation, decided to replace its newsreels with a series of short, quirky, topical documentaries that examined all aspects of life in Britain. For the next ten years, Look at Life chronicled - on high-grade 35mm colour film - the changing face of British society, indu...
Episodes 2016
30:00

May 10, 2016

Expired 3.0 7 x
Throughout the 1960s, the Rank Organisation produced hundreds of short, quirky documentaries that examined all aspects of life in Britain. Shot on high-quality colour film stock, they were screened in cinemas, but until now very little of the footage has been shown on television. This series draws on this unique archive to...
30:00

April 28, 2016

Expired 3.0 15 x
How new technologies and production methods changed the face of agriculture in the 1960s.(R)
30:00

March 23, 2016

Expired 3.0 12 x
In 1959, Britain's biggest cinema company, the Rank Organisation, decided to replace its newsreels with a series of short, quirky, topical documentaries that examined all aspects of life in Britain. For the next ten years, Look at Life chronicled - on high-grade 35mm colour film - the changing face of British society, indu...
30:00

March 15, 2016

Expired 3.0 14 x
Examining the films that recorded developments in the glamorous world of 1960s fashion.(R)
30:00

March 6, 2016

Expired 3.0 5 x
In 1959 Britain's biggest cinema company, the Rank Organisation, decided to replace its newsreels with a series of short, quirky, topical documentaries that examined all aspects of life in Britain. For the next ten years, Look at Life chronicled the changing face of British society, industry and culture, all on high-grade ...
30:00

February 29, 2016

Expired 3.0 17 x
Examining coverage of the most important political conflict of the era - the Cold War.(R)
30:00

February 4, 2016

Expired 3.0 12 x
Archive-based series on British life in the 1960s continues with an episode devoted to some of the most monumental challenges of the post-war period - how to tackle desperate housing shortages, rebuild shattered cities and meet the rising expectations of an increasingly affluent and consumerist nation. As these films show,...
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