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[Pillow Fight] Children in the Nursery
Pillows explode as two young boys fight in their nursery after being put to bed in this film by Robert Paul from the late 1890s.
Attack on a China Mission (Bluejackets to the Rescue)
A shoot out between Boxers and a missionary's rescuers is the subject of this film by James Williamson, produced in 1900.
Firemen rescue a family trapped in a burning house in this 1901 film by James Williamson.
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.
An Interesting Story
A distracted man with his 'head in a book' pours coffee in his hat and injures his staff before he is flattened by a steam roller in this 1905 comedy by James Williamson.
A Lowland Cinderella
Joan Morgan stars as Hester, whose story of misfortune, manipulation, love and redemption mirrors that of Cinderella. Set between the highlands of Scotland, Intertitles provide chapter titles, such as "A Great Day" and "The Storm Comes" and dialogue between characters, but also introduce the characters and their players.
Family scenes filmed in the gardens of Foxhunt Manor at Foxhunt Green in Waldron, East Sussex, in 1926, featuring portraits of family members and staff, including maids, farmhands and stablehands, smiling, laughing and talking.
[Home at Shanghai [?]; Trip to Hong Kong; Armistice Day]
This film opens with the Simpsons filming each other outside a house and the couple aboard a boat, playing games on deck. The next film shows highlights of an Armistice Day memorial event in Central Hong Kong. At the Cenotaph officers and men lay wreaths, surrounded by armed forces veterans and spectators.
[Family Scenes: Baby; Eastbourne; Dogs etc.]
Oakshott family members, guests and staff are shown in portrait footageat Foxhunt Manor at Foxhunt Green in Waldron, East Sussex. Subjects are also shown in the grounds of the house, at Eastbourne and a local fair, filmed by Eugene Oakshott, the head of the family, in 1927 [?].
[Family Scenes: Washing Car; Hunt; Wedding etc.]
Family members and Nannie walk, play, tend to the animals and attempt to catch a goose in the grounds of Foxhunt Manor at Foxhunt Green in Waldren, East Sussex. Family wedding scenes filmed outside a church, where a large crowd has gathered, and in a garden, follow.
[Ted on Motorcycle]
A compilation that includes a man [Ted?] on a motorcycle [TW 1617 - also on 8163]; followed by a group in a car, portraits of a group of young men and several men standing around a motorcycle; portraits of a Terrier dog and a family group running out of a house close to the film.
[Hangzhou and a trip to the Baochu pagoda]
This film opens with shots of West Lake, Hangzhou with structures built into the river bank. The Simpsons and their group go on a guided walk, ride on traditional open Jiao or sedan-style litter chairs through the rural countryside and tour the lake.
[Compilation: Come to the Fair; Felix, a Live Wire; Rosie’s Nightmare; A Palace of Yore’ Hampton Court; The Merseyside Sea Scouts; Golf with Archie Compton; Australian Grape Farming]
|Date||1928 - 1935||ID||8192|
A compilation of eight films, including scenes at a fairground and Hampton Court Palace, a theatrical performance, fiction film and two cartoons and a short slow motion section showing a man swinging a golf club, all produced between 1928 and 1935 and compiled by Mr. F. G. S. Wise, a photographer from North London.
The Lunsford Co. Ltd
A portrait of a brick and tile manufacturer, made by an unknown amateur film-maker, possibly an employee of the company. The factory is shown inside and out; intertitles explain each scene.
[Miscellaneous Topics: Abbey Ruins, Horse Riding, Winter, Africa]
Scenes of Whitby Abbey, women practicing facial expressions for the camera, and children in the snow, filmed in the 1930s.
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