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Leeds Lifeboat Demonstration
Leeds Lifeboat Demonstration

Leeds Lifeboat Demonstration 1902


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Leeds Lifeboat Demonstration 1902

United Kingdom

This is one of three films made by Mitchell and Kenyon to record the spectacular Leeds lifeboat procession on 5 July 1902 - each apparently made for different showmen film exhibitors. This one was commissioned by Fred Woods, who presented 'animated pictures' at Leeds' Coliseum, and it captures many of the very varied floats, including a live bear and something almost as rare - a motor car.






Edwardians at Leisure




United Kingdom



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Mitchell and Kenyon

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There's a grand turn-out in the streets of Leeds to support the Lifeboat fundraiser.

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