The Scene from Melbury House

United Kingdom, 1973

Film
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As a training exercise for their apprentice cameramen, British Transport Films used scrap lengths of film to record the varied daily lives of their neighbours as seen from the roof of their building in London’s Marylebone. A film without commentary featuring the music of Vaughan Williams. Nominated for a BAFTA award in 1974.

Credits

production company

British Transport Films

Language

English

Duration

00:14:50:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28214

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Cinematography

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Cities and towns

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → London (England)

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Neighbourhood

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Community life

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Neighbourhood

Experimental

Experimental → Experimental films - Great Britain

Places → London (England)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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