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Re: From the Sea to the Land and Beyond - BBC Documentary
« Reply #51 on: November 24, 2012, 08:42:16 PM »


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Re: From the Sea to the Land and Beyond - BBC Documentary
« Reply #52 on: November 24, 2012, 09:25:30 PM »

Hi, I reckon it is before the first world war and going into it, possibly a little after it as well. I can remember our fish quay looking like that. Nice quaint film of yesteryear. Nemesis
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Re: From the Sea to the Land and Beyond - BBC Documentary
« Reply #53 on: November 24, 2012, 09:34:19 PM »

Yes, a lot of it is pre WW1 but it also takes in the cross channel hovercraft as well - although that seems quite a while ago now.
 
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Re: From the Sea to the Land and Beyond - BBC Documentary
« Reply #54 on: November 24, 2012, 11:01:03 PM »

Really enjoyed that - recognised a few places - it carried on almost to present day from
virtually  the beginning of cine film.
 
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Re: From the Sea to the Land and Beyond - BBC Documentary
« Reply #55 on: November 24, 2012, 11:15:31 PM »

Yes, seeing all those people in the prime of life and most now long gone.
 
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Re: From the Sea to the Land and Beyond - BBC Documentary
« Reply #56 on: November 25, 2012, 06:12:33 AM »


A truly great program, thanks for highlighting it Colin!
 A film that highlights the unknown skill of the film editor.
 Well done Alex Fry, a master of the unknown art.
 Well done the BBC.... still "got it", despite the current crisis' ...

 Some rich gems in there;
 1. What type of boat is that at 3:50?
 2. Oops... damn! 32:50
 3. Fantastic cinematography at 40:00 (ride up the crane)


  And almost best of all, no dumbed-down, idiot or inane  commentary!


    Thanks again Colin, I would have hated to have missed that!   :-))


Storyville: Made from over 100 years of BFI archive footage, From the Sea to the Land Beyond offers a poetic meditation on Britain's unique coastline and the role it plays in our lives. With a soundtrack specially created by Brighton-based band British Sea Power, award-winning director Penny Woolcock's film offers moving testimony to our relationship to the coast - during wartime, on our holidays and as a hive of activity during the industrial age.
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Re: From the Sea to the Land and Beyond - BBC Documentary
« Reply #57 on: November 25, 2012, 01:58:53 PM »

brilliant :-)) i watched it last sunday when it was on bbc 4  & again today  on iplayer  :-)) 
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Re: From the Sea to the Land and Beyond - BBC Documentary
« Reply #58 on: November 25, 2012, 10:05:36 PM »

Just beautiful, a moving painting and a social history lesson choreographed to lovely music, on top of which are some cracking boats. The regatta scene with the top-hatted swimmers will stay with me always!


One thing it did show, just how flippin' quiet our coast is now! Shipping may be an expanding industry, but small boating and pleasure boats are diminishing at a much faster rate- and a damn shame too!


Nice that it ended with a shot from my home town too.


Did anyone else feel like they could have watched that for at least another hour? It barely skimmed over the surface of our coastal and maritime heritage, even in the last 100 years.


Thanks for the link Colin!


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Re: From the Sea to the Land and Beyond - BBC Documentary
« Reply #59 on: November 25, 2012, 10:56:31 PM »

Just watched it again. Something really out of the ordinary. Wonderful soundtrack too.
 
The IPlayer has a download facility so I have saved it.
 
Catch it while you can.
 
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Re: From the Sea to the Land and Beyond - BBC Documentary
« Reply #60 on: November 27, 2012, 08:22:49 PM »

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Re: From the Sea to the Land and Beyond - BBC Documentary
« Reply #61 on: December 02, 2012, 08:04:04 AM »

wanted to record it next day,it had gone, on bbc scotland their is a program the harbour ,about aberdeen port.good to watch,mostly oil rig ships.also great british train journeys--filey to scarborough,some nice coble shots...slug
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Re: From the Sea to the Land and Beyond - BBC Documentary
« Reply #62 on: December 02, 2012, 06:56:38 PM »

Apparently the DVD is to be released by the British Film Institute on 13th January - 17.75 from Amazon. You can also see a live perfomance by British Sea Power here: http://thespace.org/items/e00016c4
 
I hope the soundtrack will also be released.
 
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Something actually worthwhile on TV or Radio...
« Reply #63 on: December 09, 2012, 04:46:10 PM »


Channel 4,  20:00 - How the Bismarck Sank HMS Hood
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Re: Something actually worthwhile on TV or Radio...
« Reply #64 on: December 10, 2012, 07:57:14 PM »


It is repeated tonight on the extra channel.  I have set the copier as I missed it first time.   :-))

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Re: Something actually worthwhile on TV or Radio...
« Reply #65 on: December 11, 2012, 09:29:25 AM »

Hi Kenny


I too thought that the programme would be something worthwhile watching, but after 20 minutes I was rather annoyed that it concentrated too much on the crew of the deep sea recovery vessel than the HMS Hood and how she sank in three minutes. In my opinion it seemed that they rushed the programme and concentrated on other things like the ROV breaking down, then jumping to conclusions after only the one and only successful dive! The footage of the Hood recently discovered from 1939 is worth while watching however. Hope this has not dampened any spirits but in my personnel opinion the earlier program from 2001 which was funded by Channel 4 called Mighty Hood, Invincible Bismarck was a far superior documentary.
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Re: Something actually worthwhile on TV or Radio...
« Reply #66 on: December 11, 2012, 11:56:52 AM »


Thanks for the info.. I shall keep my finger on the fast forward button.    :}


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Re: Something actually worthwhile on TV or Radio...
« Reply #67 on: December 15, 2012, 01:04:45 AM »

Just been watching this 'Hood' program. Strange, but I remember from decades ago that the explanation was a shell from Bismarck had detonated a magazine, so not sure what this really added.
Their (this programme's) belief it was a specific one below the captain's day room (IIRC) seemed tenuous to me. Having seen the explosion of HMS Barham (WOW!) I find it hard to believe there would have been anything at all left of that room and it would therefore have been a magazine further away that went pop.

Lot of assumptions about rudder positions and turns that seemed to be stretching things too.

Shame the weather stopped play though - it'd have been good to have gathered more evidence.

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Re: Something actually worthwhile on TV or Radio...
« Reply #68 on: December 15, 2012, 11:10:09 AM »


Well I watched it without my finger on the 'fast forward'.  What an interesting film.    :-))


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Re: Something actually worthwhile on TV or Radio...
« Reply #69 on: December 29, 2012, 09:39:57 PM »

No excuses for bumping this amazing film again.
 
I rarely watch anything twice but have now seen this over half a dozen times and am still knocked out by the combination of footage and the wonderful soundtrack. The DVD comes out Mid January http://www.amazon.co.uk/From-Sea-Land-Beyond-DVD/dp/B009XD7M10
 
It really is something very special for those with the slightest interest in Britain's maritime heritage. I just hope that the soundtrack is released separately.
 
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Re: Storyville. From the Sea to the Land Beyond ( BBC )
« Reply #70 on: April 07, 2013, 07:06:54 AM »


BBC Storyville. 
If you missed this the first time round, it's on again tonight.

From the Sea to the Land Beyond
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                     Britain's Coast on Film
Storyville: Made from over 100 years of BFI archive footage, From the Sea to the Land Beyond
offers a poetic meditation on Britain's unique coastline and the role it plays in our lives. With a
soundtrack specially created by Brighton-based band British Sea Power, award-winning director
Penny Woolcock's film offers moving testimony to our relationship to the coast - during wartime,
on our holidays and as a hive of activity during the industrial age.


               http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01nyz3p

          DON'T Miss It! - BBC Four (TV) 22:30
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Re: Something actually worthwhile on TV or Radio...
« Reply #71 on: April 07, 2013, 10:33:18 AM »

I did buy the DVD and very good it is too. It doesn't look like the soundtrack will be separately available though. Essentially it is adapted from tracks on previous albums released by British Sea Power including removal of the vocals. It really does fit well with the film.
 
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Re: Something actually worthwhile on TV or Radio...
« Reply #72 on: April 07, 2013, 06:42:02 PM »

at this very moment Donald Campbell Speed King.....on beeb 2.
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Re: Something actually worthwhile on TV or Radio...
« Reply #73 on: July 07, 2014, 11:44:53 AM »

 
Does anyone have the DVD of the BBC: From the Sea to the Land Beyond?
I can't find it to buy anywhere.

I had it on my PVR but that 'gave up the ghost' a few weeks ago and I lost all the recordings.....  >>:-(
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