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Metro-land.

Metro-land.

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Published by [Metropolitan Railways] in London .
Written in English


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ContributionsMetropolitan Railway.
The Physical Object
Pagination114p., [1] folded leaf :
Number of Pages114
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Open LibraryOL18122794M

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Metro-Land is a BBC documentary film written and narrated by the then Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom, Sir John was directed by Edward Mirzoeff, and first broadcast on 26 February The film celebrates suburban life in the area to the northwest of London that grew up in the early 20th century around the Metropolitan Railway (MR)—later the Metropolitan line of the London Produced by: Edward Mirzoeff.

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