Title ID 3263Collection ID563
TitleAncient and Modern
Date[ca. 1933]
CollectionShippam Ltd
Genre/TypeProfessionalIndependent Artist/Film-makerCorporateNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeWorking Life
KeywordsCompanies Family Food Industry Labour Local History Workers
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionShippam Ltd
ProducerCommissioned by Shippam
Format35mm Black & White Sound
Duration5 min. 18 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


An advertising film made to promote Shippam's meat paste. The film emphasises the contrast between the ancient buildings and history of Chichester against the modern machinery and processes of the Shippam's factory based there.


A still from 'Ancient and Modern' (1933) showing chickens being stacked in Shippam's factoryA still from 'Ancient and Modern' (1933) showing crates being dispatched at Shippam's factoryA still from 'Ancient and Modern' (1933) showing a family group eating sandwiches