Free Cinema

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1.
O Dreamland (1956 Documentary)
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Documentary on a famous amusement park, showing the irony of its manufactured fun. (13 mins.)
“ Lindsay Anderson
(YouTube)
(Disc 1) ” - Drusca
 
2.
Momma Don't Allow (1956 Documentary)
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A night at the Wood Green Jazz Club - an example of 'Free Cinema' (22 mins.)
“ Karel Reisz / Tony Richardson
(YouTube)
(Disc 1) ” - Drusca
 
3.
Together (1956)
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Two dockers,both deaf and dumb,stand together. (52 mins.)
“ Lorenza Mazzetti / Denis Horne
(Disc 1) ” - Drusca
 
4.
Wakefield Express (1957 Documentary)
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Documentary about the production of a small town weekly newspaper from reporting to printing (33 mins.)
“ Lindsay Anderson
(Disc 1) ” - Drusca
 
5.
Nice Time (1957 Documentary)
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A montage of the night-life of Piccadilly Circus across the hours, from early evening to the last lingering passers-by. (17 mins.)
“ Claude Goretta / Alain Tanner
(YouTube)
(Disc 1) ” - Drusca
 
6.
The Singing Street (1951 Short Film)
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(18 mins.)
“ Nigel McIsaac / James Ritchie
(Disc 1) ” - Drusca
 
7.
Every Day Except Christmas (1957 Documentary)
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(37 mins.)
Stars: Alun Owen
“ Lindsay Anderson
(Disc 1) ” - Drusca
 
8.
Refuge England (1959 Short Film)
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The films follows a Hungarian refugee arriving in London, speaking no English and with little money... (27 mins.)
Director: Robert Vas
“ Robert Vas
(YouTube)
(Disc 2) ” - Drusca
 
9.
Enginemen (1959 Short Film)
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The work of men making steam locomotives, and the impact on their jobs of the arrival of the diesel engine. (21 mins.)
Director: Michael Grigsby
“ Michael Grigsby
(Disc 2) ” - Drusca
 
10.
We Are the Lambeth Boys (1959 Documentary)
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Part of the British 'Free Cinema' movement, which included Lindsay Anderson's 'Every Day Except Christmas'... (53 mins.)
Director: Karel Reisz
“ Karel Reisz
(YouTube)
(Disc 2) ” - Drusca
 
11.
Food for a Blush (1959 Short Film)
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(30 mins.)
“ Elizabeth Russell
(Disc 2) ” - Drusca
 
12.
One Potato Two Potato (1957 Documentary)
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(23 mins.)
Director: Leslie Daiken
“ Leslie Daiken
(Disc 3) ” - Drusca
 
13.
March to Aldermaston (1959 Documentary)
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(33 mins.)
“ Lindsay Anderson / Karel Reisz
(Disc 3) ” - Drusca
 
14.
The Vanishing Street (1962 Documentary)
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Focus on the Jewish community in a dying part of Britain's capital. (20 mins.)
Director: Robert Vas
“ Robert Vas
(Disc 3) ” - Drusca
 
15.
Gala Day (1963 Documentary)
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(25 mins.)
Director: John Irvin
“ John Irvin
(Disc 3) ” - Drusca
 
16.
Tomorrow's Saturday (1962 Documentary)
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(16 mins.)
Director: Michael Grigsby
“ Michael Grigsby
(Disc 3) ” - Drusca
 
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