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Great Local Derby, Accrington v Church Cricket Match (1902)
Rare film record of an Edwardian local league cricket game between two Lancashire sides.
Non-Fiction 1902 5 mins
The Lancashire Cricket League was established in the early 1890s (shortly after the birth of the Football League) to suit the interests of factory workers, and was hugely popular in the county. Played on Saturdays and midweek, games were completed within one day. The Accrington v. Church match was filmed on 5 July, with Accrington's professional bowler, Walter Hall, dispatching Church for 46 runs.
Hull F.C. v Hull Kingston Rovers (1902)
Non-Fiction 1902 4 mins Location: Kingston upon Hull
Rugby arch rivals lock horns in Hull.
Salford v Batley (1901)
Non-Fiction 1901 8 mins Location: Salford
Batley go down to Lancashire rivals Salford in the very first season of the Northern Rugby League.
Liverpool v Small Heath (1901)
Non-Fiction 1901 1 mins Location: Liverpool
Early league football, with the team who will become Birmingham City losing at Anfield in a relegation year.
Manchester to Blackpool Road Race (1903)
Non-Fiction 1903 2 mins Location: Blackpool
Over a hundred Edwardian athletes gather for a gruelling walking race.
Newcastle United v Liverpool (1901)
Non-Fiction 1901 7 mins Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
An Edwardian football match at Newcastle's St James' Park ground.
Notts County v Middlesbrough (1902)
Non-Fiction 1902 7 mins Location: Nottingham
The game is held up for the camera to do a full tour of the cheering crowds at Trent Bridge, Notts County's home until 1910.
Accrington Parade (1901)
Non-Fiction 1901 5 mins Location: Accrington
Marching bands and local volunteers fill the streets of the Lancashire town.
Baden-Powell Opening Accrington's Ambulance Hall
Non-Fiction 1904 4 mins Location: Accrington
A magnificent procession marks the Boer War hero's arrival in Lancashire in a stunningly-preserved film.
Crowds Leaving Park Congregational Church in Accrington (1902)
Non-Fiction 1902 3 mins Location: Accrington
Members of a non-conformist congregation leave their Lancashire church.
Accrington Catholic Procession (1912)
Non-Fiction 1912 9 mins Location: Accrington
Filmed record of a local parade crammed with detail and charm.
Opening of Accrington Electric Tramways (1907)
Non-Fiction 1907 10 mins Location: Accrington
Cheering crowds and much jubilation greet the launch of the Accrington to Oswaldtwistle electric tram service.
Coronation Festivities at Accrington (1902)
Documentary 1902 8 mins Location: Accrington
The Lancashire town greets Edward VII's big day with a cheery spectacle.
Olivia Hussey and Leonard Whiting Q&A for Shakespeare Lives
Inside Film 2016 31 mins
The stars of Franco Zeffirelli’s Romeo and Juliet are reunited on stage for the first time since 1968 as part of the BFI and British Council’s Shakespeare on Film.
Amateur film 1965 11 mins Location: Redhill Aerodrome
The skies above Redhill are abuzz with planes as the fliers of Surrey's Tiger Club perform an aerial show for the crowds below
Brighton Seaside - Airshow & Silver Jubilee in Bromley
Amateur film 1977 11 mins Location: Brighton
Tony Mitchell captures a variety of events during Jubilee year - including day trips to Brighton and a bunting covered London as well as an accident at an airshow
This is Bournemouth
Promotional 1969 17 mins Location: Bournemouth
Bournemouth. A holiday resort that’s got the lot. Sunshine, sandy beaches, gardens, shops, fine dining and entertainment - with sports stars and a few beauty queens thrown in
The Building of the Eastern Road flyover on the M27
Amateur film 1970 7 mins Location: Hilsea
The roads around Portsmouth are about to be transformed with concrete and steel in this 1970 film from W J Evans.
A Tour of Conservative Wards in Southampton
Amateur film 1935 14 mins Location: Southampton
A Tory MP and his wife meet their female battalions in a tour of Southampton's wards - while Stanley Baldwin lends his own support at an outdoor fete