A register of all the changes and additions to the website www.britishtransportfilms.co.uk
Sunday, 22 August 2010
Revised the details for the BBC4 documentary on the Youth Hostelling Association:
BBC4's 'Nation on Film' also showed another hour long documentary called'Youth Hostelling: The First 100 Years'telling the story of youth hostelling, which was founded in 1909 in Germany and was established in Britain in 1930, through fascinating archive films discovered in a storeroom at the Youth Hostel Association's headquarters in Derbyshire. The BTF production of 1965 - Hostellers - is featured and shows Ken Moody - the original 'star' of the film re-uniting with former BTF assistant editor and director of the film - Gloria Sachs - at the site on the canal at Selby in Yorkshire where theSabrinawas moored - the first floating Youth Hostel Hostel in Britain.