Film ID:
YFA 1703

LOST CITY - A RETURN JOURNEY WITH J B PRIESTLEY

1958

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Description

Made by the BBC, this is a film follows J.B. Priestly as he revisits his childhood home of Bradford.

Title - A Return Journey with J.B. Priestley

Title - Lost City.

Priestley arrives by train and is greeted by the press. One lady journalist challenges him about his outspoken views of Bradford which she says have caused offence to Bradford people. Priestley takes her on a tour of Bradford starting with his childhood home on Saltburn Place. They visit the Swan Arcade, Bradford Market, and the Theatre Royal. The pair also visits a rehearsal of the Halle Orchestra and a dance hall. There are some fantastic views of Bradford in this film.

Credits - Photographed by Gerry Pullen
Recorded by Bob Saunders and Graham Turner
Film Editor Sheila S. Tomlinson
Produced by Richard Gawston
BBC