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Soldiers, Civilians and Stockmen

Category: Nonprofits & Activism
Duration: 01:18:24
The late John Loader introduces a tremendous collection of archive films of his home town of Wimborne during the second world war. Included are a royal visit, parades and military activities, women working on food production, a film to tell the public about the local ambulance service and a great deal more.

From another collection comes a glorious colour film of a morning at Wimborne Market in 1945, when it was still a local livestock market. This has been given a soundtrack featuring a specially written poem by poet and broadcaster Sean Street and music by Stephen Deutsch.