Posts Tagged “british council”

LDVideo: From the archives – ‘How Members of Parliament Are Elected (1945)’

by Stephen Tall on May 7, 2012

There now follows a public information film… During the 1940s, the British Council produced more than 120 short films ‘designed to show the world how Britain lived, worked and played’. They’re now available online, and here’s the Pathe-style feature on the 1945 electoral race in Kettering — or, as it’s described in the British Council […]

LDVideo: From the archives – ‘The Work of Local Authorities (1943)’

by Stephen Tall on May 6, 2012

There now follows a public information film… During the 1940s, the British Council produced more than 120 short films ‘designed to show the world how Britain lived, worked and played’. They’re now available online, and here’s the wonderfully of-its-time feature on local government — or, as it’s described in the British Council Film Department Catalogue: […]