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An amusing look at the production of a picture magazine, following the journalist 'Jim' as he investigates a town planning story in the north of England.
The production of an illustrated paper
'A film showing the honesty and integrity of those who produce British picture magazines, describing the choosing of the subjects and the telling of a detailed story. The film has a subsidiary town-planning interest.'
(Films of Britain - British Council Film Department Catalogue - 1947-50)
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