Slum clearance in the thirties: the film evidence

United Kingdom, 1974

Film
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Critically examines documentaries, newsreels and propaganda films which dealt with pre-war public housing and slum clearances in Britain and assesses their reality. Includes postwar footage and a complete 1942 documentary about redevelopment made by the Ministry of Information ‘New Towns for Old’.

Credits

producer

Richard Callanan

production company

Open University

Language

English

Duration

00:25:28:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28620

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Housing

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Housing development - Great Britain

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → City planning

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → City planning - London (England)

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Housing

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Housing development - Great Britain

Documentary

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → City planning - London (England)

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → City planning - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Great Britain - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Housing

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Housing - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Housing development - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Slums

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Housing

History → Great Britain - History

History → History

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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