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[Train Entering Watford Station] or [Railway Traffic on the L.N.W.R.]
Passengers alight a train at a railway station, shot from a fixed position by Charles Goodwin Norton.
A Switchback Railway
Footage of a switchback railway amuses its passengers in this film by Robert Paul of the late 1890s.
The Kiss in the Tunnel
A studio scene in which a couple kiss inside a train carriage, bookended by footage shot from the front of a train as it enters and emerges from a tunnel, produced in 1899 by George Albert Smith.
Train Entering and Exiting Tunnel
A film by Cecil Hepworth shot from the front of a train as it enters and leaves a tunnel in 1899.
[The Selsey Tram]
A brief amateur film which records the arrival and departure of a Shefflex railbus on The Selsey Tramway.
[Local Scenes and Family Pictures]
A compilation of films by an amateur film-maker. The films include family outings, scenes at a livestock market and a historical pageant.
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.
The Southern Railway Servants' Orphanage at Woking
|Date||[1926? - 1933]||ID||1586|
This compilation illustrates life for the children and their relatives, staff and local volunteers at the Southern Railway Servants' Orphanage in Woking during the late 1920s and early 1930s. Each sequence is introduced with intertitles.
Tour of Devon and Cornwall
|Date||[ca. 1930 ?]||ID||8174|
This extended intertitled travelogue shows a group tour through the counties of Cornwall, Devon and Somerset visiting many noted landmarks that includes the Madron Wishing Well and Chapel, standing stones of the Mên-an-Tol, the coast at Lands End with the "First and Last House" and the Daily Mail sign; Exeter; St Ives; the town of Clovelly in Devon; the moorlands of Dartmoor and Exmoor; the seaside towns of Penzance, Dawlish, Plymouth and Newlyn.
[Broadstairs and Margate Items]
|Date||1929 - 1938||ID||1022|
A compilation of scenes of family and friends, filmed by Enid Briggs in and around Broadstairs. The films include: a visit to the Romney Hythe and Dymchurch miniature railway, outings to Deal and Margate piers, boys on a boating lake; members of the Briggs family and friends in their garden, on the beach (including Enid Briggs herself playing with a dog on the beach), and horse riding.
[Canterbury and Miscellaneous Scenes]
This silent amateur film begins by featuring Canterbury, its history and famous landmarks, including the cathedral, all accompanied with titles explaining the scenes. The latter part of the film includes brief shots of a zoo, children riding on a camel, a railway signalman at work and families hop picking.
[Cattle for Shipment at Derby]
This short film entitled: "Cattle for shipment at Derby" shows a heard of Cattle being led from a field down a rural track road, to a large shipment container or railway carriage (next to a railway line?) at a farmstead in Derby. Following an intertitle: "On the 'Centaur", the final sequence shows a couple boarding a ship, followed by a brief shot of the couple on deck smoking cigarettes.
[Trains & Transport]
|Date||[ca. 1930s - 1950s]||ID||3375|
A compilation of amateur material recording trains, locomotives and railway stations in England and the United States of America. The film also contains footage of a Battle of Britian dogfight in which one of the pilots is forced to parachute from his plane.
[Miscellaneous: Guards; Caravan Holiday; Family Scenes]
|Date||[ca. 1930s - 1940s]||ID||3897|
The film opens with a silent Movietone News clip covering King Edward VIII on 16 July 1936 attending the Trooping of the Colour and the assassination attempt. The next section shows the Coronation Scot rail service from Euston to Glasgow. Black and White and Colour footage shows family scenes on a camping holiday and in a domestic garden.
[Visit to the Park; Family Scenes]
Family scenes filmed in the 1930s in London and Surrey. Much of the footage is filmed in a park with deer, seemingly unfazed by the family's presence. Interior, picnic and domestic garden scenes are also included.
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