30s Britain Vol 1: Granton Trawler DVD
DVD Region 0 PAL. A collection of five films from the early days of the GPO FIlm Unit.
Granton Trawler (1934) directed by John Grierson. About a trawler fishing on the Viking Bank.
Coal Face (1935) directed by Alberto Cavalcanti. An experiment in sound in a coal mine.
A Job in a Million (1940) directed by Evelyn Spice. A young cockney lad trains as a messenger boy with the Post Office.
Spare Time (1939) directed by Humphrey Jennings. Workers in the steel, cotton and coal industries at leisure./p>
The City (1939) directed by Ralph Elton. The growth and development of London. How the Post Office helped ease congestion with its own underground railway.
FORMAT: PAL DVD All Regions - aspect ratio 1.33:1 - b/w
TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 69 mins, b/w.