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British Transport Films Volume Ten: London on the Move (2-DVD set) British Transport Films Volume Ten: London on the Move (2-DVD set)

Shifting its focus to the nation's capital, this collection explores travel on London's trams, buses and tube trains.


Shifting its focus to the nation's capital, this collection explores travel on London's trams, buses and tube trains.


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Following the nationalisation of transport in 1948, the British Transport Commission set up its own in-house film production unit. Launched on 1st May 1949, and led for 25 years by Edgar Anstey, a founding father of the British documentary movement, it became one of the largest industrial film units in Britain.

British Transport Films Volume 10, London on the Move, marks a most welcome return for the BFI's celebrated and best-selling DVD series, and marks a shift in focus onto travel in the nation's capital.

Bringing together a number of fascinating and informative films themed around London Transport, this extensive 2-DVD set explores travel on the trams, buses and tube trains which have carried millions of visitors and residents alike around London every year.

Disc one

  • All that Mighty Heart (1963)
  • Our Canteens (1951)
  • One for One (1964)
  • Cine Gazette No.14: Do You Remember? (1955)
  • The Nine Road (1975)
  • London on the Move (1970)

Disc two

  • Under Night Streets (1958)
  • Power Signal Lineman (1953)
  • Omnibus 150 (1979)
  • Cine Gazette No. 10 (1951)
  • Moving London (1983)
  • AFC: Automatic Fare Collection and You (1969)
  • Overhaul (1957)

Following the nationalisation of transport in 1948, the British Transport Commission set up its own in-house film production unit. Launched on 1st May 1949, and led for 25 years by Edgar Anstey, a founding father of the British documentary movement, it became one of the largest industrial film units in Britain.

British Transport Films Volume 10, London on the Move, marks a most welcome return for the BFI's celebrated and best-selling DVD series, and marks a shift in focus onto travel in the nation's capital.

Bringing together a number of fascinating and informative films themed around London Transport, this extensive 2-DVD set explores travel on the trams, buses and tube trains which have carried millions of visitors and residents alike around London every year.

Disc one

  • All that Mighty Heart (1963)
  • Our Canteens (1951)
  • One for One (1964)
  • Cine Gazette No.14: Do You Remember? (1955)
  • The Nine Road (1975)
  • London on the Move (1970)

Disc two

  • Under Night Streets (1958)
  • Power Signal Lineman (1953)
  • Omnibus 150 (1979)
  • Cine Gazette No. 10 (1951)
  • Moving London (1983)
  • AFC: Automatic Fare Collection and You (1969)
  • Overhaul (1957)

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SKU 5035673008942
Catalogue Number BFIVD894
Product contents
  • Moving Millions (1947, 15 mins): A Central Office of Information film made by the Crown Film Unit in 1947 illustrating the scope of London Transport activities at their most extensive including bus, underground, trams and trollybuses.
  • Fu
Year 1947 , 1983
Publisher(s) BFI
Format DVD
Countries United Kingdom
Colour Colour and Black/white
Sound Sound
Running time 223
DVD region 2
Certificate Exempt

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