The British Council has posted a fabulous trove of CC-licensed, downloadable “cultural propaganda” videos commissioned during WWII to “refute the idea that ours was a country stuck in the past.”
During the 1940s, the British Council was an enthusiastic commissioner of documentary films. Over 120 films were produced as ‘cultural propaganda’ to counteract anything the Nazis might throw out and to refute the idea that ours was a country stuck in the past. These films were designed to showcase Britain to the rest of the world, at a time when Britain itself was under attack.
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