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Hanging Out the Cloths; or, Master, Mistress and Maid
A mistress discovers her husband up to no good behind a washing line in this George Albert Smith production from 1897.
Washing the Sweep
A chimney sweep who disturbs two washer women gets his comeuppance in this 1898 film by James Williamson.
The Postman and the Nursemaid
Two mischievous boys disrupt a postman and a nursemaid in a garden in this comedy by Charles Goodwin Norton.
Attack on a China Mission (Bluejackets to the Rescue)
A shoot out between Boxers and a missionary's rescuers is the subject of this film by James Williamson, produced in 1900.
A theatrical staging of Robinson Crusoe, produced by George Albert Smith in 1902.
Women ride bicycles around markers in this film by James Williamson from around 1902.
Mary Jane’s Mishap; or, Don’t Fool with the Paraffin
An accident-prone woman meets an explosive end in this 1903 production by George Albert Smith.
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.
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.
[Christmas Shopping]; Surrey Women War Workers; The Path of Duty was the Path of Glory
|Date||1922; 1917; 1914||ID||1291|
A compilation of three separate films made in or near Godalming, Surrey during the early twentieth century. The first shows shoppers on the busy High Street in Godalming, the second shows women from the newly established Women's Land Army in 1917 demonstrating ploughing skills, and the third shows a memorial commemorating RMS Titanic’s Chief Radio Telegraphist.
A film showing a man walking down a rural lane smoking a cigarette, cutting to a shot of two men and a woman in portrait eating a banana in the countryside.
[Bognor High Tide]
This two film compilation shows a very brief shot of a car driving through a flooded street in Bognor, followed by intertitled scenes showing a woman carding some wool; spinning wool by hand and later using a spinning 'Jenny' wheel before weaving cloth using a loom; end title.
This short excerpt from a Bognor Regis Film Society production features a woman on stage, being undressed by a man disguised as an old woman. The woman only realises the deception when all her clothing has been removed and she is nude. An intertitle reads: 'Horreur! Cette vieille est un vilain Monsieur! Sortez!!!' [Translated: Horror ! This is an ugly old man! Get Out!!!]. The film has been damaged so the visual quality is poor.
A compilation showing a country road filmed from a moving vehicle; views of the Goodwood track and estate; portraits of two men and a woman sat on grass; followed by views of a village from a moving vehicle [?].
[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.
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