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Review: 33rd Year (1979-80)

The thirty-third year of the coal industry's own newsreel

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This is a complete list of items screened during Review's 33rd year:

September 1979 - No. 1

Manager's Day
A look at the job of a mine manager.
*This film can be viewed on BFI InView.

October 1979 - No. 2

Fit and Quick
Promising athletes from schools all over England compete in the ESAA Finals Championships, which this year were sponsored by the National Dairy Council.

November 1979 - No. 3

Waters of Time
The leisure and recreational facilities offered by the Erewash Canal, built to transport coal in 1779 and long since losing its coal traffic to the railways.

December 1979 - No. 4

A Marvellous Beginning
The Spastic's Society's "Save a Baby" campaign, particularly calling for better antenatal care to help in bringing down the numbers of babies born too soon or too small every year.

January 1980 - No. 5

Thorne - A Re-Awakening
About the re-opening of Thorne Colliery, near Doncaster, after being closed for more than twenty years, to serve the expanding demand for coal in the 1980s and onwards.

February 1980 - No. 6

Lloyd's - Universal Risk Takers
The workings of the world's most celebrated insurance market place.

March 1980 - No. 7

A Bank In Your Home
An account of the expanding facilitise offered by the National Giro Bank.

April 1980 - No. 8

Police Constable - John Patterson
The start of a career in London's Metropolitan Police Force.

May 1980 - No. 9

An Attitude of Kindness
About the work of the RSPCA.

June 1980 - No. 10

The development of bulk transport of coal by liner trains.
*This film can be viewed on BFI InView.

July 1980 - No. 11

Rocket 150
A celebration of the 150th anninversary of the locomotive trials which led to the opening of Britain's first inter-city railway. Bold Colliery and Chatterly Whitfield Mining Museum supply the coal.

August 1980 - No. 12

The First Days
Three apprentices start their mining careers at Daw Mill Colliery in Warwickshire.

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