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The Epsom Derby shot from the crowd by Brit Acres for Robert Paul.
Train Entering and Exiting Tunnel
A film by Cecil Hepworth shot from the front of a train as it enters and leaves a tunnel in 1899.
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.
Alice in Wonderland
Alice follows the White Rabbit and finds herself in the company of strange characters in an unfamiliar garden in this Cecil Hepworth production, directed by Percy Stow in 1903.
[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 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.
A Molesey Pageant
A short film showing a medieval-themed fete taking place on Tagg’s Island on the River Thames. The pageant is part of a fundraising fete in aid of the widows’ and orphans’ fund of the National Fire Brigades Union.
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.
First World War Centenary
A programme of archive film to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War. This was screened at venues across East and West Sussex in October and November 2018.
[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.
[Churchill House; children and family; seaside; Wales; France]
A home movie showing scenes of the Muller-Rowland family relaxing at their family home near Woking and on holiday in South Wales during the 1920s. The film ends with some footage of the Palace of Versailles in France.
[A ‘Capitol’ Newsreel by Clifford Spain II]
|Date||1922 - 1932||ID||1517|
A compilation of films of local interest which which were exhibited in a newsreel format at the Capitol Cinema in Walton-on-Thames by its manager Clifford Spain. The films, from 1922, 1931 and 1932, record community events including an RSPCA horse show and several garden fetes. The camera pays much attention to recording the visitors who frequent the events.
Godalming Carnival Week
|Date||21 June 1924||ID||1292|
Film of the main procession during Godalming Carnival Week.
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