24 Square Miles
Kay Mander's filmed survey of twenty-four square miles around Banbury in rural Oxfordshire was part of a 1943 project to better understand the use made of the countryside in order to facilitate better planning. Filmed in 1946 Twenty-Four Square Miles shows in detail the use made of the land for farming and industry and the social fabric of the towns and villages and how they are managed. With commentary by John Arlott. Directed by Kay Mander. A Basic Films Production.
Included also is a lovely film of the village of Harting on the Sussex Downs, An English Village.
TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 60 mins, b/w.