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Explosion of a Motor Car
A policeman assesses the scene of an exploded car in this comedy by Cecil Hepworth.
How it Feels to be Run Over
A motorcar collides with the camera in this Cecil Hepworth film.
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.
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 Motor Bandits
An early professionally-made fiction film with intertitles which tells the story of a bank robbery and the subsequent hunt for the robbers. The film is notable for its use of a highly-developed narrative, generic conventions and location shooting.
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.
The Opening of the Croydon Orpheum
|Date||23 March 1914||ID||15|
A film showing the crowds gathered outside the Orpheum Cinema in Croydon on its opening day.
[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.
[Traffic on Westminster Bridge; Beekeeping; Pheasant Shoot]
A misty exterior wide view of the Palace of Westminster with shots of traffic on Westminster Bridge. Beekeeping material and hunting material both largely duplicated in TID: 4904 and 4901 from the same collection, but with intertitles and are not shown online here.
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.
[Miscellaneous Family Scenes IV]
|Date||[ca. 1930s - 1940s]||ID||710|
A compilation of home movie material, including family outings to the beach, an excursion in an open-top car, and various family scenes in a garden where a young boy playfights with his grandfather (?) and watches female relatives playing on a seesaw. There is also a sequence of rough seas battering the coast and a shot of a tank driving along a road.
[Bognor Day Trippers; Trooping the Colour]
A short film made by members of the Bognor Regis Film Society during the 1920s. The first part shows day-trippers visiting Bognor Regis and the second part features scenes of Trooping the Colour in London.
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.
Arundel [Swanbourne Lake]
This short intertitled film begins shots of busy traffic on a street in Arundel in the 1920s. Several motorbikes and cars pass by. The film then shows people feeding swans and peacocks on Swanbourne Lake. The image is somewhat muddy and dark.
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