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Lure to Lancashire
Lord Derby opens Southport's fancy new bathing lake and pavilion in this newsreel item
Lord Derby opens Southport's fancy new bathing lake and pavilion in this newsreel item, which then captures a bathing costume fashion parade.
Non-Fiction 1905 1 mins Location: Southport
When you're on a pier this long, you can be forgiven for taking public transport
Charity appeal 1934 8 mins Location: Southport
Windows of opportunity: how a charity aimed to improve the lives of blind and partially sighted people.
Amateur film 1933 18 mins Silent Location: Winsford
Floral delights and more from around the North West.
Non-Fiction 1920 3 mins Silent Location: Southport
Gentle thrills on the North West coast - a fun day out for everyone, without getting a hair or whisker out of place.
Promotional 1975 16 mins Location: Churchtown
Come to sunny Southport for your summer holiday, with so much to see and do.
Amateur film 1986 16 mins Location: Southport
Push-nets, riddling and picking - the last days of the shrimping industry of Southport.
Action and Adventure 1923 28 mins Silent Location: Tilbury
Plotting world domination, Devil Doctor Fu-Manchu steals plans for a new aero-torpedo in this earliest surviving thrill-a-minute serial instalment.
Inside Film 2024 16 mins
Filmmakers Jane Giles and Ali Catterall discuss their documentary Scala!!!, revisiting the legendary and inspirational cinema venue and some of the most notorious films that screened there.
Drama 2023 2 mins
A group of young Black boys run into a building. One of them is about to do the unimaginable.
Romance 2023 2 mins
A queercore romance - a visceral and immersive exploration of the power of the mosh pit and finding love in the most unlikely of places.
Charity appeal 1939 10 mins
Long thought lost, this Powell-directed promotional short for a veteran’s charity was only rediscovered in 2003.
Documentary 1941 6 mins
A poignant, stirring letter from a recently deceased pilot to his mother is read by John Gielgud.