Object details

Category
Film
Related period
1945-1989 (content)
Creator
BBC Film Unit (Production company)
Dorte, Philip (Production individual)
Elliot, John (Production individual)
Joubert de la Ferte, Philip Bennet (Production individual)
Bliss, Arthur Edward Drummond (Production individual)
Gerhard, Roberto (Production individual)
London Symphony Orchestra (Production individual)
Mathieson, Muir (Production individual)
Byers, John (Production individual)
Rick, Kenneth Kino (Production individual)
Hill, Rosemary (Production individual)
Dicks, Ray (Production individual)
Taylor, Maureen (Production individual)
Noble, Ronald 'Ronnie (Production individual)
Edwards, Dennis (Production individual)
Baines, Geoffrey (Production individual)
Crombie, Stuart (Production individual)
Phipps, Vernon (Production individual)
Dines, Harold (Production individual)
Production date
1954
Place made
GB
Dimensions

whole: 4

Catalogue number
COI 716

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