The Renown Pictures Glimpses Collection Volume 1


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Glimpses of the 1940s and 1950s

A selection of “Glimpses” from the nostalgic hit TV Series brought to you by Talking Pictures TV. This fabulous 3 DVD box set collection brings you 60 “Glimpses”, rare pieces of nostalgia from the 1940s & 1950s, never before seen on DVD and restored for your enjoyment.


34 MOORE STREET family life in 1958 London
4 & 20 FIT GIRLS (1940) keep-fit classes in the 40s
A DAY AT THE ZOO in 1940
A THRILL A SECOND oddities from around Britain
ALL THE FUN OF THE FAIR in the late 50s
ALONG PILGRIMS WAY (1940) the 120 mile walk
BRIGHTON IN THE 1950s nostalgic footage
BRITISH TRADE & INDUSTRY (1949) in Newcastle & London
CARRY ON CHILDREN a war time public information film
CHRISTMAS IN BRITAIN traditional festive footage
CONCORDE IN FLIGHT (1969) test flight short film
COASTAL CORNWALL IN THE 1950s a family beach day
CYCLING PROFICIENCY IN THE 1950s amateur test footage
DARWIN WAS RIGHT a short comedic film set at the Zoo
DAY IN DEVON IN THE 50s colour amateur footage
GLACIERS & GOLD short documentary on Alaska
OUR LONDON 1947 footage
THE LONGER MILE footage at Ascot & Silverstone
THIS FOWL BUSINESS a 40s short on chicken farming


EASTBOURNE 1957 rare footage
FAMILY CHRISTMAS festive dinner with the family
ARTIC HIGHWAY documentary on Finland
DOVER a Ministry of Information short educational film
HIGHWAY GOODS educational film on the highway code
HOVERCRAFT educational short
MAGIC FEET documentary of Sir Stanley Matthews
BRUSSELS WORLD FAIR (1958) rare footage
QUEEN COTTON (1941) Lancashire’s cotton industry
ROLLERCOASTER enjoy the 50s thrill of a traditional fairground ride
SILVERSMITH documentary from the workshop
THE V1 – 1944 Ministry of Information short
1950s NEWQUAY rare footage
COTTON & STEEL industrial footage from 1940s
LONDON footage from the 50s
ON GUARD 1950s Kent Ambulance Service
WHO’S CRAZY (1950) E J Fancey short of oddities from in and around Britain including a crazy taxi ride
THE HISTORY OF ROVER from concept to the street and the racetrack
WAR & ORDER 1940 examines the role of the police force during the hostilities
THE FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN 1951 rare and historical footage from the capital city’s big festival


PEWTER MINING in 50s Cornwall to the table teapot
SAIL HO (1941) comic look at yachting on the Australian coast
TRE, POL & PEN (1943) an educational short on the unusual, lore and people in Cornwall
GROWTH OF LONDON (1951) from the Roman settlement to 1951
JOINING THE YOUTH CLUB IN 1942 Educational short
KNOWSLEY HALL a 50s short on the Stately Hall
LAKE DISTRICT in 1955 with footage of Lake Windermere
LET’S VISIT THE CROFTER’S Shetland Island crofter’s farming
LIVERPOOL & HARROWGATE 1955 nostalgic 50s footage
LONDON FOOD MARKETS in the 40s rare footage of the market halls and dock area in the 1940s
LONDON’S WEST END in 1946 take in Oxford Street and the West End of London for a step back in time
PILBOROUGH IN THE 1950s WITH THE MORRISONS traditional summer family footage
ROAMIN’ IN SCOTLAND historic locations and people
THE ROCK OF GIBRALTAR short documentary
SEEN AT THE ZOO IN 1948 see the pandas and penguins
SIX CANDLES (1960) short documentary on road safety sponsored by the British Insurance Association
SOUTH OF ENGLAND & CORNWALL rare colour footage
A DAY AT THE DERBY in the 50s, place your bets with the bookies
BRIGHTON IN THE 1940s nostalgic footage from the 1940s

Remember the bygone eras of the 1940s & 50s in this unique Glimpses Collection for the very first time on DVD. 

Additional information

Weight 0.185 kg
Dimensions 13.5 × 19.5 × 2.5 cm