A collection of short films produced by the GPO Film Unit. The BFI
National Archive, in partnership with BT, Royal Mail and The
British Postal Museum and Archive, has curated and restored the
output of short films produced by the GPO Film Unit from 1933-1940.
The unit provided a spring board to many of the best-known and
critically acclaimed figures in the British Documentary Movement,
including John Grierson, Alberto Cavalcanti, Basil Wright and Harry
Watt, alongside innovators and experimentalists such as Len Lye and
Norman McLaren. This, the second of three volumes, contains the
following titles: 'Rainbow Dance' (1936), 'Saving of Bill Blewitt'
(1936), 'Calendar of the Year' (1936), 'Fairy of the Phone' (1936),
'Night Mail' (1936), 'Roadways' (1937), 'Trade Tattoo' (1937), 'Big
Money' (1937), 'We Live in Two Worlds' (1937), 'N Or NW' (1937), 'A
Job in a Million' (1937), 'Book Bargain' (1937), 'What's On Today'
(1938), 'Love On the Wing' (1938), 'The Horsey Mail' (1938),
'Heavenly Post Office' (1938), 'News for the Navy' (1938), 'Mony a
Pickle' (1938), 'North Sea' (1938), 'Penny Journey' (1938), 'The
Tocher' (1938) and 'Gods Chillun' (1938).
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