Films for kids have changed dramatically over the last 100 years, as seen in this family-friendly collection.
Here you can find tales of mountaineering adventure in the Lake District with Eagle Rock (1965) or fall into the magic of Alice in Wonderland (1903), which still has the capacity to enchant younger viewers despite being the first version ever put onto celluloid. Never less than thoroughly entertaining, these films are bound to drum up nostalgia in adults whilst introducing younger audiences to the delights of early British family film.
Anoop and the Elephant
Children's197252 minsDirector: David Eady
Fun-packed comedy for kids, in which a boy befriends a baby elephant – then teams up with his friends to stop it being sold
Children's196562 mins Location: Lake District National Park
A teenage boy breaks all the rules of rock climbing to reach the top of an off-limits Lake District mountain.
Wings of Mystery
Children's196355 mins Location: Sheffield
A thrilling chase through Sheffield’s steelworks with young Don and Jane, looking for clues after the theft of a secret alloy.
Peril for the Guy
Children's195656 minsDirector: James Hill
In the run up to November the 5th, kids collecting coins for their living Guy foil a dastardly plot to steal an amazing new oil detection machine.
Adventure in the Hopfields
Children's195459 mins Location: Goudhurst
Child actor Mandy Miller shines in this children's adventure set in the traditional hop picking season in Kent.
Toys Will Be Toys
Animation & Artists Moving Image19885 mins Location: South Shields
Barbie dolls in pink battle khaki killing machines in a Christmas animation that cocks a snook at the “Disney Doctrine”.
Alice in Wonderland
The first-ever film version of Lewis Carroll's tale, made just 37 years after the novel’s publication and eight years after the birth of cinema.
Elsie and the Brown Bunny
Advert19218 mins Location: Bournville
This early Cadbury advert plays like a surreal outtake from 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'.