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Review: 32nd Year (1978-79)

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

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This is a complete list of items screened during Review's 32nd year:

September 1978 - No. 1

Band Fever
The Juvenile Jazz Bands operating and flourishing in the region of the Midlands coalfields since the depression years of the 1930s.

October 1978 - No. 2

Living With Fire
The historical and modern provision of chimneys and fireplaces in housing.

November 1978 - No. 3

Water - Two Vital Services
The work of the National Water Council in co-ordinating the activities of the ten regional Water Authorities in England and Wales.

December 1978 - No. 4

Treasure Hunt
Every year more than a hundred boreholes are drilled on land and sea by Britain's coal industry to discover and prove new reserves.

January 1979 - No. 5

West By North-West
The expanding future of the Coal Board's Western region, based on a tradition of mining and industry. It covers the traditional mining area of the Potteries in Staffordshire, showing the new uses to which coal and colliery land are being put.

February 1979 - No. 6

The Best Fellow for the Job
The work of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, which sets surgical and anaesthetic standards for the world. The degree of FRCS is only bestowed after years of training and practice.

March 1979 - No. 7

Research 2000
The scientific provision being made by the mining industry towards the time when coal will have to replace petroleum and natural gas.

April 1979 - No. 8

Full Circle
The essential service provided to the mining industry by equipment stores.

May 1979 - No. 9

Coal On Top
How opencast coal is mined, and its importance to Britain's economy.
*This film can be viewed on BFI InView.

June 1979 - No. 10

Big K Points the Way
The success of much of the mining equipment working at Britain's most productive colliery, Kellingley, is reflected in growing export figures for British manufacturers.

July 1979 - No. 11

The Race Is On
The work and resources of British Coal International at a time of growing concern over energy supplies.

August 1979 - No. 12

Beninbrough Reborn
A look at an 18th century mansion in Yorkshire, that the National Trust has restored, and which now forms part of the British people's heritage.

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