The World: A Television History. Ep. 23. Industry and Empire

United Kingdom, 1983

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Episode number 23 of Series “The World: A Television History”.
From 1870 onwards the world changed with great speed. The British Empire took over a quarter of the world’s surface. Food prices, due to improved transportations had lowered, turning the peoples’ expenditures to entertainment rather than sustenance. Technology and invention were abundant; so too were towns and cities. The 1890’s saw the build up of military forces with advancements in weapons and ships. Based on The Times atlas of world history.

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director

David Wright

production company

Bricomin Films

Channel Four

Goldcrest TV

Network Television

Duration

00:26:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1983

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The World: A Television History

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The World: A Television History

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ACMI Identifier

302166

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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