A small selection of our collection of films – more to come.
Devon County Show 1948
Devon County Show 1949
Royal Show Torquay 1952
BEP Convention Torquay 1953
Power Comes to Widecombe
The Electric Cooker and You’re a Good Cook
The Heat Of The Moment
The Helicopter Project 1964
You may also be interested in these films from the collection of the British Film Institute:
The North East Electricity Board suggests customers “get up to date – go electric” in a persuasive 1960s advertising film set to a jaunty musical score.
A film showing how modern electricity is installed by the South Western Electricity Board or SWEB in the village of Ashcombe near Teignmouth, Devon – 1949
*** Can anyone recognise anybody? It seems to be silent ***
The Nationalisation of Electricity. “Blimey, now we’ve got a ruddy power cut!” This Tory campaigning film cuts straight to the thrust. Campaigning film 1948, 3 mins
‘Electricity can do almost anything’ – farmers are encouraged to power up their farm, 1946