A Year to Remember 1954 (DVD)
The perfect birthday or anniversary present! This British Pathé archive footage documentary celebrates the year 1954 and provides a unique souvenir of a very special year.
The classic series that recalls the definitive events of
the 20th century, compiles contemporary news coverage drawn from the
world-famous BBC and British Pathé archives.
This programme details not only the major political issues that dominated the day, but also key social changes and cultural trends. This hour-long episode chronicles that tumultuous year, 1954.
Featuring original newsreel footage of key people and events that shaped 1954 including Billy Graham’s crusade at Wembley Stadium, Roger Bannister’s record-breaking four-minute mile at Oxford, the Cutty Sark arriving at Greenwich, a tornado hits London, Gracie Fields in concert at the Royal Festival Hall and much more.
Release date: 08.04.19
Run time: 58 minutes