Three men made history

United Kingdom, 1949

Film
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The history of minting money in Great Britain. Special emphasis is laid on the work of Boulton, Watt and Murdock, and contemporary processes are shown in detail. The film has reproductions of ancient coins, with special emphasis on findings in Great Britain. The famous Maundy money distributed yearly by the King is also included.

Credits

director
producer

Frank Green

production company

Ace Films

British Gas Council

Duration

00:28:41:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1949

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29501

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Manufacturing processes

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Money

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Money supply

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Coinage

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Money

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Money supply

History → Coinage

History → Great Britain - History

History → History

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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