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16mm film: 'The Lost Heritage', 1979

MS. Oxfam COM/5/4/64
Held in our offsite storage facility

A comparison of daily life in Britain and Guatemala. The film looks at a farming family in Lancashire and a small farmer in San Martin, and compares transport, infrastructure, accommodation, education, farming techniques, water, food, and fuel. Written, photographed, edited and directed by Geoffrey Petts, Oxfam Regional Organiser. This film uses footage from 'The Angry Earth' (see MS. Oxfam COM/5/4/56).


  • Creation: 1979


1 reel

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Access



MS. Oxfam COM/5/4/64

Existence and Location of Copies

A copy of this film is held at the British Film Institute.


  • From the Collection: Oxfam GB (Organisation)

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom