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The 'Midlands on Film' DVD series

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Nine DVDs which Celebrate the Midlands through Moving Image

From 2011-12 MACE worked with the Lincoln School of Media at the University of Lincoln to produce a series of nine DVDs which profile the people, places, history and culture of some of the cities and counties of the Midlands.

They are all shrink-wrapped and presented in tasteful digipaks with protective slipcases.

Click the titles below to visit their DVD shop pages:

Nottingham on Film  £7.99

Nominee: FOCAL Internation Award 2013 - Best Use of Footage in a Home Entertainment Release. A compilation of footage presented in ten themes and illustrating the rich cultural and industrial heritage of Nottingham from 1920 to 1980. Includes footage of the Goose Fair, Market Square,

Derbyshire on Film - The Peak District £ 7.99

A focus on the customs, industries, people and landscape of the Peak District throughout the twentieth century. Includes footage of Ashbourne Shrovetide football, well dressing and Dovedale stepping stones throughout the decades.

Rebuilding Coventry  £7.99

A look at the efforts to reclaim Coventry from the ashes of the 1940 blitz. Includes footage of the motor industry and Coventry Cathedral.

Shropshire Lives  £7.99

A compilation of ATV Today regional news reports looking at various towns and villages in the county. Includes the Cliff Railway at Bridgnorth and Much Wenlock olympics.

Regenerating Birmingham (1955 to 1975)  £7.99

Charting the ambitious housing project that transformed the city of Birmingham from the 1950s to 1970s. Includes footahe of the Bullring in the 1960s and Back to Back Houses in the 1950s.

Made in Leicester  £7.99

Rosemary Conley CBEs presents this celebration of Leicester's Market and manufacturing heritage. The DVD mixes contemporary interviews (including Leicester's Mayor, Sir Peter Soulsby) and images of the market and textile industry in the 20th Century.

Snobs & Clowns: Northamptonshire on Film 1932-1989  £7.99

A look at some of the people, places and industries of Northamptonshire from the 1930s to 1980s. Includes a programme made for Anglia Television in the 1960s, Focus on Northampton, and a look at the tenants of Althorp Estate in the 1980s and an interview with Racing legend Jim Clarke at Silverstone.

Footprints in the Sand: Holidays on the Lincolnshire Coast  £7.99

A focus on three holiday resorts on the Lincolnshire Coast, Skegness, Sutton on Sea and Mablethorpe. Includes a 1920s silent film of children holidaying in Mablethorpe and a series of home movie and professionally made films of holidaying in Butlins at Skegness from the 1940s to 1980s.

Worcestershire on Film  £7.99

A complilation of home movies and professional footage which celebrate Worcestershire. Includes footage of a visit by Winston Churchill in 1950 and a look at crop growing and hop picking.

Buy the Full Collection

The DVDs can all be purchased separately however the whole collection can be purchased together for £60! (Normal price £71.91). Buy the full set HERE.

The production of these nine DVDs was made possible by the generous financial support of EM Media through the UK Film Council’s Digital Film Archive Fund.

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