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Jumping over Tennis Net
The grown-ups of the Passmore clan let out their inner children as they leap over a tennis net in this early home movie
Home movie 1903 1 mins Silent
The grown-ups of the Passmore clan let out their inner children as they leap over a tennis net in this early home movie, probably taken at the house of Herbert Passmore in Streatham.
The film is one of a collection of 15 home movies, mostly shot by Alfred Ernest Passmore (1867-1948) of his family at home and on holiday between 1902 and 1903.
Tennis on Film
Sue Barker plays Evonne Goolagong
Sport 1971 9 mins Location: Torquay
A young pretender takes on the Wimbledon Champion
Tony Mottram - Tennis Tutorial
Instructional film/TV programme 1960 7 mins
Light on his feet, Tony Mottram shows why he's one of Britain's most influential tennis coaches following a successful career as a tennis pro.
Sport 1951 22 mins
Extended highlights from the 1951 Wimbledon Tennis Championships
Surbiton Lawn Tennis Club
Non-Fiction 1920 7 mins Silent
Newsreel coverage of the finals of the 1922 Surrey County Championships in tennis at Surbiton
Scenes at the Walton-on-Thames Lawn Tennis Tournament Finals Day
Amateur film 1934 3 mins Silent Location: Walton-on-Thames
Amateur film of the final day of play at the Walton-on-Thames Tennis Tournament 1934.
How to Improve Your Play
1947 20 mins
Patrick Hughes shows how to become a better tennis player.
Streatham Children's Pageant
Non-Fiction 1916 1 mins Silent Location: Streatham
Time for Britannia to get off the bus - the Queen is coming to Streatham
Our Business Is Fun
Documentary 1975 60 mins Location: Streatham
Meet Futuristic Fred, the celebrated fairground artist from Streatham.
Flying a Kite
Home movie 1903 1 mins Silent Location: Streatham
In the year the Wright Brothers made their first flight, an Edwardian family film themselves taking to the skies… sort of.
Silver Blades Ice Skating
Promotional 1963 7 mins Location: Streatham
Streatham goes dancing on ice at the coolest place in town.
Comedy 1919 35 mins Silent
A protective father masquerades as an automatic doll in this bonkers interwar comedy.
Spirit of Mayday
1937 11 mins Silent
May Day – a significant day for the labour movement – is covered by the cameras of the Film and Photograph League.
Cornelius Cardew 1936-1981
Performance 1986 55 mins
An exploration of the life and work of the controversial British composer.
1935 9 mins
Let it bleed? This exemplary education film gets to the heart of the matter.
U.A.B. (Workers Newsreel No.3)
Non-Fiction 1935 12 mins Silent
Punchy political film capturing mass protests against unemployment.
The Merry Month of May
1937 15 mins Silent
A spirited satire on the coronation of George VI made by members of the Film and Photograph League.