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Oyster Fishing at Whitstable
Released through Charles Urban's postwar cinemagazine Movie Chats, but made much earlier, this film charts oyster fishing, packing, preparation and feasting in Whistable in around 1905.
A Visit to Peek Frean and Co. Biscuit Works
~A Visit to Peek Frean and Co.'s Biscuit Works~ represents one of the earliest surviving examples of a film documenting British industry. The film records the stages involved in the semi-automated manufacture of biscuits at the Peek Frean and Co. factory (Clements Road) in Bermondsey, South London, from the delivery of raw materials to the distribution of the finished article. Each stage is introduced by an explanatory intertitle.
Two clowns tease each other, drinking and laughing, in this 1906 film by George Albert Smith.
When a barber defaces his rival's sign it is another who is blamed for the offense in this 1906 film by James Williamson.
That Fatal Sneeze
A boy takes his revenge on his uncle, causing chaos across Hove in this Cecil Hepworth comedy of 1907.
The Artist’s Nightmare
|Date||26 September 1908||ID||3338|
An artist falls into an alcohol-induced sleep in this silent film comedy and has nightmarish dreams about garden statues coming to life.
The Dog Outwits the Kidnapper
A collie drives a baby back to her home in this 1908 Cecil Hepworth production.
[Godalming Church Parade & Ambulance Presentation]
|Date||17 December 1911; 23 September 1917||ID||1290|
These local newsreels record the citizens of Godalming at two official gatherings. The first is a pre-First World War civil procession; the second is a service of dedication in which the town presents a motorized First World War ambulance to the Red Cross.
The Great Coronation Durbar, Dehli
|Date||[1911 - 1912?]||ID||8431|
Scenes of the 1911 Coronation Durbar at Delhi, shot for Pathe's Animated Gazette.
King George the Fifth’s Durbar Held to Proclaim Him Emperor of India
Two films of George V's Coronation Durbar in Dehli, 1911.
The Opening of the Croydon Orpheum
|Date||23 March 1913||ID||15|
The film records the crowd in front of the cinema, waiting to get in. People stand in the rain with umbrellas. People are seen going inside. Outside, Policemen supervise the crowd. A group of boys and other people acknowledge the camera. A car arrives. Men in top hats and women in smart clothes are filmed. A horse drawn carriage arrives. The film ends with a panorama of the entrance to the cinema.
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.
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.
Brighton & Hove Band of Hope Demonstration
A short film showing children marching in a Band of Hope demonstration along Brighton’s seafront. The film has tinted intertitles.
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