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Explosion of a Motor Car
A policeman assesses the scene of an exploded car in this comedy by Cecil Hepworth.
How it Feels to be Run Over
A motorcar collides with the camera in this Cecil Hepworth film.
How to Stop a Motor Car
An inspector demonstrates the correct way to stop careless drivers after a policeman falls to pieces after a collision with a motorcar in this 1902 comedy from Cecil Hepworth.
The Sick Kitten
A young boy helps a girl heal a sick kitten in this film by George Albert Smith of 1903.
Mary Jane’s Mishap; or, Don’t Fool with the Paraffin
An accident-prone woman meets an explosive end in this 1903 production by George Albert Smith.
That Fatal Sneeze
A boy takes his revenge on his uncle, causing chaos across Hove in this Cecil Hepworth comedy of 1907.
Funeral Procession of the Woman Who Dared
|Date||4 June 1913; 14 June 1913||ID||29|
A newsreel of the funeral of Emily Davison, the suffragette who lost her life after stepping out in front of the King's horse at the 1913 Epsom Derby, an act which is also included in the film.
Hawkeye, the Showman
A showman has bad luck with employees in this 1913 Hepworth production, directed by Hay Plumb.
Scenes of an air display, including biplanes and a British Rigid Airship R101, filmed in the 1930s.
St Bartholomew’s Hospital
A tour of St Bartholomew's Hospital, a voluntary hospital in Rochester. This professionally made film with intertitles informs the viewer of the costs involved in the delivery of modern and efficient health care. It was made to serve as a fundraising tool.
What a Hunt
This silent black and white fiction film shows a parish vicar hosting a garden party in the village of Norbog. But guests get a surprise when they come face to face with an escaped lion. A car accident leads to a romance, as a large group of villagers search for the lion. Upon returning to the church yard they find a child in a lion costume... is this the lion?
[The Royal Surrey County Hospital Fundraising Films]
Two films, one a short drama and one a factual film, from a pre-NHS era, both made to encourage the public to make donations and raise funds for the Royal Surrey County Hospital.
Regis Review 
A compilation of local news and events in and around Bognor Regis including; the opening of new town buildings, a house on fire, fitness classes and sports, fancy dress and beauty competitions, the town carnival and Coronation procession. The items have been edited together at a later date; intertitles introduce each item.
[The Wistrand Family in Japan: Japanese Home; At the Seaside]
|Date||[1936 - 1938]||ID||2830|
A compilation of home movie footage recording the family of a Swedish diplomat stationed in Japan. The women of the family are filmed in their chauffeur-driven car, playing with their pets and dressed in kimonos in the garden, and swimming in the sea.
[Pre-war and Wartime Scenes]
|Date||[ca. 1937 - 1941]||ID||3447|
A family film made just before and during the early part of the Second World War depicting everyday life. A variety of locations and family members are featured, including several servicemen in uniform.
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