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Wednesday, 7 January 2015

We of the West Riding

'We of the West Riding' is a short film featuring Dean Clough, Woodside, Illingworth's Talbot bend and The Shay. Exploring the daily life of a large family in Yorkshire, 'We of the West Riding' (1945) shows both their work at the textile mills and their varied leisure pursuits.
http://vimeo.com/39643232
It is also scripted by the famous, Halifax born and bred Phyllis Bentley.
Note how dirty the buildings were (2 mins).
Can anyone name the church? (19 mins)

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