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COTTON IN FASHION
Date: 1953 Film Number: 407
 
Film of a fashion show in "This Year of Cotton" including some couture garments. Emphasis on fabrics used.
 
 
 
QUALITY MAINTENANCE
Date: 1953 Film Number: 410
 
Made to assist in the training of new operatives in the cotton industry. Shows the correct way of working and the consequences of using wrong methods. This film, along with thousands of others from across the country, can also be viewed online as part of BFI: Britain on Film - player.bfi.org.uk/britain-on-film/
 
 
 
MAGIC FEET
Date: 1953 Film Number: 459
 
Stanley Matthews, playing football for Blackpool in the 1953 Cup Final in front of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, gains his first cup winners medal. His fine footwork is enhanced by the boots which he helped to design and which are produced by the Co-operative Wholesale Society - available for adults and schoolboys at co-operative societies everywhere. [The preservation of this film was funded by a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund.]
 
 
 
[BUS BOARDING AND SAFETY]
Date: *1953 Film Number: 491
 
Sequences showing the hazards which buses, passengers, and other road users present to each other, particularly cyclists, and passengers who board a moving vehicle. Shows Manchester, and bus stops at Piccadilly.
 
 
 
F.A. CUP SIXTH ROUND ARSENAL V BLACKPOOL
Date: 1953 Film Number: 557
 
Shows shots of the action in the game, and the crowds watching. The final score is Blackpool 2 Arsenal 1. Brown breaks a leg scoring the winning goal.
 
 
 
F.A. CUP SEMI-FINAL BLACKPOOL V TOTTENHAM
Date: 1953 Film Number: 558
 
Film showing scenes at this semi-final match at Villa Park - won by Blackpool, who go ahead to the 1953 final at Wembley. Good shots of the game and crowds.
 
 
 
WEMBLEY 1953. THE F.A. CUP FINAL
Date: 1953 Film Number: 559
 
Shows the action in this Cup Final between Blackpool and Bolton - good shots of the game, and of the crowds. The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh are in attendance and at the end the Queen presents the trophy to the captain of the winning team - Blackpool, and medals to the players. It is Stanley Matthews' first winners medal.
 
 
 
A TRIBUTE TO BEAUTY
Date: 1953 Film Number: 561
 
This promotional film on behalf of CWS Soapworks begins with a depiction of the beautiful flowers used for the soaps' perfume. Shows production sequences - the finished product being a bar of commemorative Coronation soap.
 
 
 
TODMORDEN CORONATION DAY CELEBRATIONS
Date: 1953 Film Number: 657
 
A procession to celebrate Coronation Day. Includes shots of a brass band; fancy dress; decorated transport floats; historic tableaux; costume competition; official ceremonies; acrobats. Also shows a bonfire at night and a firework display.
 
 
 
CORONATION CELEBRATIONS. WIDNES SCHOOLS PAGEANT AT THE WADE DEACON GRAMMAR SCHOOL MAY 1953
Date: 1953 Film Number: 722
 
Pupils from Widnes schools re-enact scenes from the reigns of past monarchs as part of Widnes's celebrations for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II - costume drama; dancing; singing; sports.
 
 
 
MANCHESTER CORONATION DECORATIONS 1953
Date: 1953 Film Number: 800
 
Shots of the decorations in Manchester to mark the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953 - flags and banners in Albert Square; also seen are Kendals, Central Library, St. Peters Square and Piccadilly gardens.
 
 
 
LAYING OF FOUNDATION STONE BY THE EARL OF DERBY, WIDNES COLLEGE OF FURTHER EDUCATION
Date: 1953 Film Number: 890
 
The Earl of Derby lays the foundation stone of Widnes College of Further Education - shots of the building site; guests arrive; speeches are made; laying of the stone.
 
 
 
INTRODUCING WILLIAM PICKLES GROUP
Date: c1953 Film Number: 895
 
A film to show the variety of goods produced by the William Pickles Group of Manchester - clothing, which is modelled; furnishing fabric and handkerchiefs. This film, along with thousands of others from across the country, can also be viewed online as part of BFI: Britain on Film - player.bfi.org.uk/britain-on-film/
 
 
 
EASTHAM OIL DOCK JULY 1953
Date: 1953 Film Number: 1072
 
The completion of construction work at Eastham oil dock on the Manchester Ship Canal - a look around the recently completed lock.
 
 
 
EASTHAM OIL DOCK 26 MARCH 1953
Date: 1953 Film Number: 1073
 
Construction work in progress at Eastham oil dock on the Manchester Ship Canal - shots of the site and the canal beyond.
 
 
 
[TANKER ENTERING DOCK]
Date: 1953 Film Number: 1120
 
A tanker and tugboats on the Manchester Ship Canal. The vessels pass through a lock before docking.
 
 
 
[WORKS SPORTS AND SOCIAL DAY]
Date: *1953 Film Number: 1229
 
Sports and social day for workers at the Tootal Factory in Manchester. Scenes include a cricket match, tennis, bowls, golf putting, tugs-of-war, side shows and childrens races. Concluding footage is of a fashion show. [The preservation of this film was funded by a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund.]
 
 
 
[NEWTON HEATH EMPLOYEE EXODUS]
Date: *1953 Film Number: 1230
 
Workers leaving the Tootal Factory in Manchester. Shots of company vans standing stationary outside the building. [The preservation of this film was funded by a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund.]
 
 
 
[STREET PROCESSION AND MANCHESTER CITY CENTRE]
Date: c1953 Film Number: 1268
 
Scenes of a street procession. Colour footage of Oxford Road and the Refuge Building, also includes shots of the City Centre with buildings covered in buntings. Concludes with a train leaving a station.
 
 
 
[LAYING OF THE FOUNDATION STONE AT THE NEW CIVIC HALL 1953]
Date: 1953 Film Number: 1295
 
The laying of the foundation stone at Ellesmere Port's new Civic Hall on 2nd May 1953.
 
 
 
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