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A butcher and a pack of dogs pursue a thief in this film, produced by James Williamson in 1901.
A Reservist, Before the War, and After the War
In this 1902 film by James Williamson, poverty and desperation is associated with a reservist's war service in the Boer War.
[Drunken Driving; A Hunting Party]
Scenes filmed for a drama about a man who gets drunk at the pub and drives home. These scenes are followed by film of a hunt meet (some of which is out of focus).
The Fatal Shot
An amateur fiction film in which smugglers kidnap a young girl and shoot her dead when she tries to escape from their seafront cave.
Amateur drama by members of Etham Cine Society about a businessman who commits suicide because of mounting debts.
The Shooting of Dan McGrew; Day Trips for Hikers
Two amateur comedy dramas from the Eltham Cine Society. The first tells a story of a murderer who is captured, escapes and is captured again. The second has a group of walkers encounter mishaps as they take a picnic.
Fellowship of St. Nicholas Homes for Children, Christ Church, St. Leonards-on-Sea
This film depicts many of the activities being undertaken by The Fellowship of St. Nicholas, a local charity founded to counteract, "the effects of poverty, disadvantage, neglect and abuse suffered by children and young people." It is highly probable that the film was used as an awareness-raising, and hence a fundraising, tool.
Message from Canterbury
A topical sermon by His Grace Dr. William Temple is accompanied by scenes of Canterbury Cathedral's interior, exterior and surrounding landscape, directed by George Hoellering during the war years.
[Two of A Kind]
An amateur fiction film concerning a case of mistaken identity. A middle-class couple go to a fancy-dress party where the theme is 'tramps'. Meanwhile, two real-life tramps utilize the couple's empty house, an act which causes confusion when the party ends and the couple return home.
Chance in a Lifetime
|Date||[ca. late 1940s]||ID||756|
A fictional film made by The Ashford Association Film Society which tells the changing fortunes of two bricklayers. The changes are caused by ill-health and by betting on the football pools and horse-racing.
Home From Home
An amateur fiction film in which a pair of ghosts search for new lodgings when their home is demolished for new housing. The film uses superimposition and other editing devices to depict the paranormal goings-on.
World Refugee Year [Refugee Appeal; Duke of Edinburgh]
H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh appeals to British citizens to donate in aid of refugees as part of World Refugee Year (1959-1960).
No Man is an Island [World Refugee Year]
The lives of refugees in unofficial DP camps and TB sanitariums before and after charitable donations and social work, produced in World Refugee Year (1959-1960).
Christmas in the Refugee Camps; The Universal Uncle [History of Writing?]
Scenes at three refugee camps in Germany, where a visitor dressed as Father Christmas hands out gifts to the children and their parents during World Refugee Year (1959-1960). Included are views of the camps and inhabitants and a settlement under construction.
The Lonely Ones
A documentary following the lives of young refugees in Europe, the Middle East and Hong Kong produced during World Refugee Year (1959-1960) by Associated Television Ltd. Narrative commentary is provided by a young girl, thankful for international aid and kindness.
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