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Dispersing the Troops at Windsor after Parade
The senior regiment of the British Army, the Life Guards, are dismissed after a Royal Review
Non-Fiction 1899 1 mins Silent
The aftermath of the Lord Mayor's show. Having been reviewed by Queen Victoria the troops of the First and Second Life Guards march off, away from the camera, in single file before a less orderly dispersal. The main event was also filmed (see Review of the Life Guards by Her Majesty the Queen at Spital Barracks, Windsor, November 11th, 1899 - also on BFI Player), but if you are keen on more casual affairs then this is the one for you.
Non-Fiction 1900 3 mins Silent
First-hand footage of troops on parade in Boer War era Pretoria.
Non-Fiction 1901 3 mins Silent Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Destroyers from the Edwardian Royal Navy filmed from a ship in the Tyne.
Documentary 1901 10 mins Silent Location: Manchester
The Boer War hero addresses a capacity crowd in Manchester's Piccadilly Gardens and unveils a statue to the late Queen Victoria.
Non-Fiction 1901 1 mins Silent Location: Carlisle
Liberal politician and former Prime Minister Lord Rosebery addresses appreciative crowds.
Manchester's Welcome to the Imperial Yeomanry (1901) Manchester's Welcome to the Imperial Yeomanry (1901)
Non-Fiction 1901 4 mins Silent Location: Manchester
A volunteer cavalry regiment is enthusiastically welcomed home after active service in South Africa.
Ralph Pringle Interviewing Private Ward V.C. Hero in Leeds (1901) Ralph Pringle Interviewing Private Ward V.C. Hero in Leeds (1901)
Non-Fiction 1901 2 mins Silent Location: Leeds
An ordinary hero of the Boer War in a curious silent 'interview'.
Review of the Life Guards by Her Majesty the Queen Review of the Life Guards by Her Majesty the Queen
Non-Fiction 1899 2 mins Location: Windsor
Spot the Queen, as she bids farewell to part of the Household Cavalry before they head off to the Anglo-Boer war
Amateur film 1971 5 mins Silent Location: Windsor
Join the Lee family as they tour Windsor Safari Park and its famous Dolphinarium in this film from 1971. Then follow them to Blackpool Beach for pony trekking and donkey rides.
Amateur film 1960 3 mins Silent Location: Beaconsfield
Join Gillian and Roger as they wander like giants about Bekonscot Model Village - before shrinking back to size for a visit Windsor Castle and the swans on the River Thames
Non-Fiction 1916 1 mins Silent Location: Windsor
Hauntingly beautiful images of flooded rural Surrey
Interest film 1951 9 mins Location: Windsor
A river symphony and an early example of stereoscopic film made about the River Thames.
Amateur film 1960 18 mins Silent Location: Windsor
Windsor Castle dominates this film of a family excursion to the much visited royal town. We also see riverboats on the Thames as well as ocean-going liners on the Solent.
Comedy 1896 1 mins Silent
A deft music hall act adapted for film, featuring the only known appearance of pioneer filmmaker Robert Paul
Advert 1985 2 mins
Take a fighter jet, a Top Gun pilot with sunglasses and a brand new SAAB 900 and you have a sure-fire vehicle to launch a Hollywood career.
Promotional 2019 10 mins
A wandering warrior dreams of a new form of expression, in this promo for UNKLE’s album The Road: Part II / Lost Highway Pt. II directed by Warren Du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones.
1935 16 mins
A rare glimpse of 1930s London in colour: the Thames has never looked lovelier.
1965 1 mins Location: York
A world away from zany humour, Richard Lester shows he can also capture the easy opulence of the upper class nibbling After Eight mints.
Advert 1946 1 mins Silent
Life is looking up! The war is over and the “Corona” Man can visit his “Corona” families once more, door-to-door.