Original 16mm amateur film 'Dark Railways'

Made:
c1960

16mm film on 100ft plastic reel, approximatley 50 ft of colour silent film. Night shots of steam locomotives ; several feet of black/dark frames and leader

These reels of original amateur filmed footage were shot by William Herbert Glyn Thomas who was a Travel Agent, born in 1916, who passed away in May 1992. The films relate mainly to two topics: railways and travel abroad and were taken between mid-1960s and early 1970s, though not all railway footage, they document travel in all its forms and demonsrate the link between railways and leisure travel.

Details

Category:
Moving Images
Object Number:
2017-7124/8
Materials:
acetate, cardboard, metal (unknown) and plastic (unidentified)
type:
16mm film
credit:
Mr Glyn Thomas