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Britannia - A Bridge

UK, 1973 (MIFF 1973)

Director: David Lochner

Robert Stephenson's Britannia Bridge across the Menai Strait was almost completely destroyed by fire in 1970. The reconstruction of the bridge, with steel arches supporting and eventually replacing Stephenson's wrought iron tubes, is the subject of this film.

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Age of Invention

UK, 1975
During Britain's Industrial Revolution, British inventors were unsurpassed in the fertility of their ideas and significance of their discoveries. ... Age of Invention shows examples of industrial rem… More »

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