Alexander Shaw

Born: 28 October 1910, London

Highlighted works

  • Tomorrow Is Theirs

    Tomorrow Is Theirs

    This government–sponsored short examines the provisions for secondary education during WWII.

  • The Railwaymen

    The Railwaymen

    This government–sponsored film promoted recruitment to the postwar railways, at a time when young boys still dreamed of driving a train.

  • Village School

    Village School

    This very insightful documentary presents one woman’s account of life as a teacher in a small rural school during WWII.

  • Beside the Seaside

    Beside the Seaside

    This wittily observant documentary shows Londoners flocking to the coast to enjoy themselves during a heatwave.

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