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Boats at Henley; or, Thames River Scene
A scene on the Thames, shot from a boat by Cecil Hepworth in 1899.
Crawley & District Bowling and Lawn Tennis Club
|Date||1927 - 1928||ID||2259|
This amateur film captures people playing bowls, croquet and lawn tennis at an outdoor sports club in Crawley in the late 1920s.
[A ‘Capitol’ Newsreel by Clifford Spain III]
|Date||1927 - 1934||ID||1518|
A compilation of films of local interest which which were exhibited in a newsreel format at the Capitol Cinema in Walton-on-Thames by its manager Clifford Spain. The films record community events including parades, local election results and sports meetings. The camera pays special attention to the locals who visit the events.
The Motor Cycling Club London Lugano Run [UHA Production]
This film shows the Motor Cycling Club's London to Lugano run in August 1927 by Mr John Ahearn in his Invicta car [YE 7682] accompanied by his mechanic. The pair make an overnight stop in Ware, before travelling to Harwich to board a ship for Antwerp - the official race start point. Scenes also show the Rhine at Basel, "Luzern" town, Brünig Pass, the hairpin bends at St Gothard and several stops along the route. The journey concludes at Lugano, returning via Dieppe.
Motorcycle and Light Car Club
|Date||[ca. 1930]; 1937; 1938; 1939||ID||4004|
Filmed during the 1930s, this silent film features the Horsham and District Motorcycle and Light Car Club at various events in south east England. Motorcycle races and car rallies are seen in mostly rural settings with spectators watching from a distance. The film includes a number of intertitles denoting the events with when and where they took place.
[Girls Long Jump; Running Races; Leader Address]
This black and white film shows young women from the Bund Deutscher Mädel (the League of German Girls) and young men from the Hitlerjugend (Hitler Youth) taking part in various sports.
[Smoking; Football Match; Family Scenes]
|Date||[ca. 1932 - 1949]||ID||9980|
This black and white film opens with domestic scenes. The second film provides highlights of a cup match at the Wolverhampton Wanderers home ground Molineux Stadium, with the presentation of the cup to the winning team (Wolverhampton Wanderers or Wolves). The third film features family scenes in the kitchen and garden of a family house in Challock, Kent.
[C.M.C.C - Chichester Motor Cycle Club]
This film shows a group of men standing outside a pub in a village, a sign above reads: "...Ales, Wines, Spirits". A man works on a motorcycle in a street, as a woman in a floor length coat and beret rides off on a motorcycle. Spectators watch from behind. The riders compete in time trials along country lanes, slipping in the mud. A motorcycle and side car become stuck, so a group stop to pull it out, and continue to drive. Filmed by Ernest Shippam in 1931.
[Motor Cycle Final Club?]
This short film shows members of the Chichester Motorcycle Club (on motorcylces and in cars) driving along several rural country roads, through a village and a river, during a time trial, as filmed by Ernest Shippam in 1931.
[C.M.C.C Meeting - Chichester Motor Cycle Club]
This film shows members of the Chichester Motor Cycle Club meeting in a village, to then compete in riding through muddy lanes and fields, in the countryside. One motorcycle gets stuck in the mud and others help to pull it out. The motorcycles splutter and smoke as they are put through their paces. Filmed by Ernest Shippam in 1933.
[M.C.C - Motor Cycle Club Event]
This film shows scenes from a Chichester Motor Cycle Club event, with riders driving through a river. The group compete together, but get stuck and have to push their motorcycles by hand through a river. This is followed by several portrait shots and family scenes showing an older man holding a baby, and a woman with a toddler in a garden, both sat on a rug on the grass under the shade of a tree.
|Date||1933; 16 April 1934||ID||6963|
This black and white intertitled film provides highlights of J-Class, 12-metre and 8-metre yachts and smaller boats at Cowes week - a sailing regatta held in the Solent off the coast of the Isle of Wight along with the launching of Endeavour a J-class yacht from the Camper and Nicholsons shipyard in Gosport.
Items From the Here and There
A selection of films compiled with intertitles by Dr. Victor Don, including bought-in films of South America, golf techniques and animals, and his own footage of the boys and his family. The reel was first shown to Ashford and Kingsmorth Beavers and Scouts in 1933.
[Church Parades; Scouting Practices]
This film shows the 8th Forest Hill Scout group parading and undertaking a series of events in their group hall, followed by shots of a group of Guides (8th Forest Hill company?) behind their parade troop. The film also shows the Cubs and Scouts, and their group leaders, gathered in the street outside their church.
Symphony of the Seasons
Seasonal imagery of English nature has been edited into a linear format, tracing the passing of a year. Intertitles quoting lines of classical poetry introduce the different scenes.
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