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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 Dog Outwits the Kidnapper
A collie drives a baby back to her home in this 1908 Cecil Hepworth production.
The Motor Bandits
An early professionally-made fiction film with intertitles which tells the story of a bank robbery and the subsequent hunt for the robbers. The film is notable for its use of a highly-developed narrative, generic conventions and location shooting.
Warnham Court; The Home of C. J. Lucas
This black and white family film shows a group of men playing golf on the Warnham Court estate, followed by highlights of Tennis (doubles) and a cricket match. The family watch from the terrace next to the house. The final film with intertitles shows a beekeeping film, demonstrating how to create an artificial hive. Two men use their bare hands to handle the bees.
[Bognor High Tide]
This two film compilation shows a very brief shot of a car driving through a flooded street in Bognor, followed by intertitled scenes showing a woman carding some wool; spinning wool by hand and later using a spinning 'Jenny' wheel before weaving cloth using a loom; end title.
This film shows views of Goodwood race track, with crowds sat on the grassy bank and litter scattered on the grass. Cars entering through a gate; closing with several horses entering the track.
Arundel [Swanbourne Lake]
This short intertitled film begins shots of busy traffic on a street in Arundel in the 1920s. Several motorbikes and cars pass by. The film then shows people feeding swans and peacocks on Swanbourne Lake. The image is somewhat muddy and dark.
A compilation showing a country road filmed from a moving vehicle; views of the Goodwood track and estate; portraits of two men and a woman sat on grass; followed by views of a village from a moving vehicle [?].
In this very short film we see a table set for a wedding reception, with a wedding cake being cut. The bride and groom drive away in their car, while guests gather on the street to throw confetti as they leave Other street traffic is seen as they pull out of the driveway. The film is damaged and so the visual quality is poor.
[Motor Cycle Races]
A compilation showing a series of motorcycles races with male and female competitors that also includes motorcycles with sidecar race and a series of early 1920s domestic cars.
This short film contains scenes of Bognor seafront, a couple walking on the prom and everyday street traffic with pedestrians. The image is somewhat grainy.
The Young Squire's Wedding at Warnham Court
|Date||7 June 1923||ID||4902|
This black and white film shows the wedding of Charles Eric Lucas ('Joe') and Doris Brander ('Biddy') on the 7th of June 1923. The film also shows some scenes filmed at a later date showing Biddy and Joe with a baby.
[Family Scenes: Hotel Fire; Wimbledon; Brooklands; Foxhunt; Tennis]
Footage taken at Wimbledon and Brooklands Races, where Sunbeam, the fastest car in the world is seen by Eugene Oakshott in 1926 [?]. Family garden scenes filmed at the tennis court in the grounds of Foxhunt Manor at Foxhunt Green, East Sussex where the family reside, are also included.
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