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British Transport Films Volume 10 - London on the Move
Following the nationalisation of transport in 1948, the British Transport Commission set up its own in-house film production unit. Launched on 1st May 1949, and led for 25 years by Edgar Anstey a founding father of the British documentary movement it became one of the largest industrial film units in Britain.
British Transport Films Volume 10 London on the Move, marks a most welcome return for the BFI's celebrated and best-selling DVD series, and marks a shift in focus onto travel in the nation's capital.
Bringing together a number of fascinating and informative films themed around London Transport, this extensive 2-DVD set explores travel on the trams, buses and tube trains which have carried millions of visitors and residents alike around London every year.
Moving Millions (1947, 16 mins): A Central Office of Information film made by the Crown Film Unit illustrating the scope of London Transport activities at their most extensive including bus, underground, trams and trollybuses.
Fully illustrated booklet with an introduction by Patrick Russell and extensive film notes and credits
UK / 1951-1983 / black & white, and colour / 201 minutes / DVD9 x 2 / Ratio 1.33:1