The Roman wall

United Kingdom, 1952

Film
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Historical film illustrating life in Britain during the Roman occupations and dealing, in particular, with Hadrian’s Wall, its construction and use as a defence against northern tribes. Shows the extent of the Roman Empire at the time of Hadrian, the significance of the Wall in relation to the Empire; construction of the defensive wall; the Roman method of defence and attack; details of buildings in which the soldiers lived and worked; military roads providing communications along the wall and with Roman Britain; the Wall as it is today.

Credits

production company

Gateway Film Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:14:58:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28033

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Hadrian's Wall (England)

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Historical films

History → Great Britain - Antiquities

History → Great Britain - History - Roman period, 55 B.C.-449 A.D.

History → Hadrian's Wall (England)

History → History

History → History, Ancient

History → Rome - Antiquities

History → Rome - History - Empire - 30BC-476AD

Places → Hadrian's Wall (England)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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