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[Music Hall Sports] Comic Costume Race
A costumed running race filmed by Robert Paul in the mid 1890s.
[The Country Show] or [A Country Cattle Show] or [Country Sports]
The high jump, sack race and obstacle course are interspersed with footage of spectators in this film by Charles Goodwin Norton from the mid to late 1890s.
[Sports Day] or [Foundling Hospital Sports Day]
Sports day at Foundling Hospital, London's first home for abandoned children, filmed by Charles Goodwin Norton in 1899.
Women ride bicycles around markers in this film by James Williamson from around 1902.
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.
[Scenes and Incidents at Orpington; Athletic Sports]
|Date||17 July 1913||ID||8426|
Scenes from a sports day in Orpington in July 1913. Races include the steeplechase, sprints and an egg and spoon race, among the more unusual competitions.
[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.
[Shooting Duck at Mill Pond; The Park Coverts Broomwicks Pheasants and Rabbits]
This film features hunting activities at a grand country estate including shooting duck at the Mill Pond and a pheasant and rabbit shoot taking place in various locations around the estate.
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.
The SS Mango at Selsey
|Date||[ca. 1920s - early 1930s]||ID||8164|
This film appears to be a compilation of fragments and outtakes. Scenes include: men sitting on deckchairs on a beach; views of a stormy coastline at Bognor; boats at sea; a bi-plane landing; a man leaving a cricket pavilion; a series of intertitles documenting both a Scouting event and the SS Mango at Bognor but without the related footage.
[Girls in Garden]
This short film shows a young woman and a young girl playing a game of croquet [?] in a large garden. Shots are shaky and not well framed.
[Cycling and Races]
A compilation showing a series of races that include a bicycle race, foot running races and speed walking at distance through Bognor Regis [?]. Crowds line the street to watch the speed walkers. The film ends with a close up of a baby's face.
[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.
Colebrook House Sports
|Date||[ca. 1920s ?]||ID||8170|
This very short black and white intertitled film: “Colebrook House Sports” shows a group of boys on a playing field competing in a tug of war event; running foot races and taking part in the high jump events.
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