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Aurum - The Element AU

UK, 1970 (MIFF 1971, Programme 19)

Director: Ken Fairbairn

Aurum — The Element AU is a study of gold, tracing the role of gold and its place in various civilisations throughout the ages, from ancient Egypt onwards. Its importance as a virtually indestructible decorative metal and its part in the modern economic framework, its mining and refining, its use in the arts and industry, are all comprehensively detailed.

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Snowdrift at Bleath Gill

UK, 1955
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