London – The British Film Institute has snapped up worldwide rights to the Children’s Film Foundation (Cff) collection of around 400 movies, British short films and serials produced for young audiences from the 1950s to the 1980s. The Cff was a non-profit making pan-industry initiative, set up in 1951 by the owner of the Odeon and Rank movie theater chains, tasked with making "home-grown entertainment for young cinemagoers to see at the ‘Saturday morning pictures’." The Foundation occupies a distinct place in British movie industry history and is the subject of fuzzy warm nostalgia for many
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