Rags and Riches: Life in the 1930s Part 1 (DVD)


A film looking in depth at the a facinating decade in british history. Britain in the 1930’s was a time when britain along with most of the world was in the grip of a great depression see how our capital still managed to grow.


The world is in the grip of the Great Depression but in amongst all the misery of unemployment and economic hardship there is a shining light. London is booming with a boost in house building which doubles the size of the city, creating the metropolis we know today.

It almost becomes a nation within a nation.

Using rare archive footage this film tells the story of how this happened against the backdrop of a turbulent and fascinating decade.

Please note: Previously released as London in the 30’s Part 1.

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