Catforth, Lancashire, England, 1926

Posted by admin on Jan 23, 2010

A typical Lancashire village scene. Sadly these children would be orphaned the following year; the girl sent to a distant relative and the boys to an orhpanage, they would never see each other again.

This extract comes from Claude Friese-Greene’s ‘The Open Road’ – originally filmed in 1925/6 and now re-edited and digitally restored by the BFI National Archive.

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