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Or things in that sort of vein.
A classic is Telly Savalas emoting about beautiful Birmingham:
And I recently discovered this gem for beautiful Rochester, NY:
I love these things. So hopeful. Anyone got any more?
No one. No one at all.
T Dan Smith in Newcastle
Also, if you go to the second page of this, there are the Iain Nairn documentaries from 1972, one by Colin Rowe on New Towns from 1979 and one on Eric Lyons from 1969: http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour/collections/p01s0hpy/post-war-architecture
always feels like the ghost of something more ambitious.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ta22CtZx7sw (the film they play at the start of The Full Monty).
Also - this is one of the strangest things that's ever happened: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XfSoZ6_x7kk
'alanlovedog3 weeks ago
how peculiar - there are white people in this version of Birmingham :)'
like he's SO pleased with himself for making this cutting witty one liner.
1975 - The planning and construction of improvements in the housing and industrial landscape of the city of Glasgow.
http://ssa.nls.uk/film/3148 (skip to 8mins to bypass the scene-setting intro)
The Subway, pre-post/modernisation
turns out he never actually went there :'D