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The Epsom Derby shot from the crowd by Brit Acres for Robert Paul.
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.
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.
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.
[Motor [?] Cycling Races]
A compilation showing a series of races that includes a bicycle race; foot running races; and speed walking at distance through Bognor Regis [?]; closing with big close up of a baby's face. Crowds line the street to watch the speed walkers.
[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.
[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.
[Hong Kong Scenes]
This film opens with coastal views of a bay in Hong Kong, followed by the Simpson group on a day out exploring the countryside, attending a horse race event and visiting the beach at Repulse Bay.
Bognor Gazette: London Ladies MCC at Bognor
|Date||1 April 1927||ID||8161|
This short intertitled film: “Bognor Gazette: London Laides MCC at Bognor” [sic], shows several women on motorcycles driving along the seafront at Bognor on route to Epsom, wearing full motorcycling gear. A group of men cheer them on. Further Intertitles explain the race. The Epsom portion of the race does not feature on this reel.
A compilation showing a large crowd assembled at the Goodwood race track with mixed views of the estate during several races [high angle] from a hill, closing with a very brief view of a pier filled with a large group of people [?]
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.
[Dublin Horse Show]
This film depicts a horse show and associated events that includes show jumping and steeplechase, held in Dublin.
[Brooklands 30,000 Mile Trial; Vickers N230 Biplane]
|Date||July 1929; August 1929 [?]||ID||10648|
This film shows Violette (Violet) Cordery relaxing before her time-trial attempt (with sister Evelyn). This is followed by film a bi-plane (Vickers Vilderbeast N230) at Brooklands. Scenes follow of the time trial, of the Invicta car.
[Thames Barge Match]
This short amateur film predominantly features scenes of the annual Thames Barge March sometime during the 1930s. Traditional Thames sailing barges are seen on the Thames Estuary off Sheerness along with Royal Navy warships; skippers are seen posing for the camera. The end of the film includes brief shots of a domestic garden and a Dalmatian dog.
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