The Staffordshire Potteries

If you ever wanted to know about the heritage behind English pottery, and just so happened to also be a lover of Film Noir/New Wave cinema of the 50s – then this short clip  is the perfect “history-lesson-of-the-Staffordshire-Potteries” for you.   Its taken from  a 1946 film called ‘Five Towns’.

This clip is taken from the Staffordhsire Film Archive – visit the site to see lots more vintage footage from the area http://www.filmarchive.org.uk/clips.htm

The most stylish, film-noir’esque  history lesson on the  Staffordshire Potteries you’re likely to encounter.    The opening clip from this 1946 film ‘Five Towns’ shows just where our teapots are produced.

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