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Scene on Brighton Beach
Visitors to Brighton Beach filmed by either George Albert Smith or Robert Paul from a single fixed position.
[The Soldier’s Courtship?] or [Tommy Atkins in the Park?]
|Date||[1896 - 1898?]||ID||8447|
A couple get revenge on an old woman when she disturbs their privacy in this comedy by Robert Paul.
Devil's Dyke Fun Fair
Early film footage of fun fair workers and revelers at Devil's Dyke on the South Downs, taken by pioneer James Williamson in around 1896.
A Switchback Railway
Footage of a switchback railway amuses its passengers in this film by Robert Paul of the late 1890s.
Tetherball, or Do-Do
Four men playing a chaotic game of swingball in the late 1890s filmed by Robert Paul.
Boats at Henley; or, Thames River Scene
A scene on the Thames, shot from a boat by Cecil Hepworth in 1899.
Let Me Dream Again
A middle-aged man dreams of a younger companion in this 1900 film by George Albert Smith.
The House that Jack Built
A young girl's house is destroyed and magically rebuilt by her younger brother in this film by George Albert Smith produced in 1900.
Residents and visitors of Folkstone are filmed during work and leisure time.
Horsham Cricket Week and Grand Carnival
|Date||24 July 1913||ID||3475|
On a summer's day in 1913 the people of Horsham participate in the town's carnival and enjoy the first day's play of a County Cricket match between Sussex and Lancashire.
The Nineteen Thirteen Derby at Epsom
|Date||4 June 1913||ID||25|
A visual record of the 1913 Epsom Derby which includes images of the racegoers, and the start and finish of the race.
[A ‘Capitol’ Newsreel by Clifford Spain I]
|Date||1919 - 1931||ID||1515|
This compilation contains films of local interest which were exhibited in a newsreel format at the Capitol Cinema in Walton-on-Thames by its manager Clifford Spain. The events captured on film are primarily community-driven ones, filmed to attract their participants to the subsequent cinema screenings.
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.
[Miscellaneous Family Scenes IV]
|Date||[ca. 1930s - 1940s]||ID||710|
A compilation of home movie material, including family outings to the beach, an excursion in an open-top car, and various family scenes in a garden where a young boy playfights with his grandfather (?) and watches female relatives playing on a seesaw. There is also a sequence of rough seas battering the coast and a shot of a tank driving along a road.
Winchelsea and its Surroundings. A Day with Harry Furniss and his Sketchbook
Illustrator and caricaturist Harry Furniss is filmed with his sketchbook at various locations in and around Winchelsea and Hastings. The actuality footage is introduced with intertitles and is intercut with images of sketches in progress.
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