They came to Wales

United Kingdom, 1970

Film
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This kaleidoscopic film shows the new industrial Wales of nuclear power and electronics, of jet aircraft and optical glass developing in the older Wales of mountain, seascape and good company. We meet people who came to Wales from abroad and have found a new industrial and social life there.

Credits

director

Barry Clayton

producer

James Ritchie

Edgar H. Anstey

production company

British Transport Films

Language

English

Duration

00:29:27:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

29403

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industrialization

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Urbanization

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Wales - Description and travel

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Urbanization

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social change

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Urbanization

History → Urbanization

History → Wales - History

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Technology - Social aspects

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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