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The Grimsby fishing fleet at sea and onshore
Documentary 1938 16 mins
The Grimsby fishing fleet’s preparations before setting out to sea, trawling, and the catch being brought home and sold on the market. Eric Ansell, who wrote the music for this film, also wrote the songs sung by Paul Robeson in the film Song for Freedom (1936)
Non-Fiction 1909 9 mins Silent Location: Grimsby
Hardy trawlermen brave bad weather and rough seas to bring in the catch
Drama 1937 75 mins Location: Grimsby
Drama and romance by the North Sea in this tale of family dispute
Non-Fiction 1930 1 mins Silent Location: Grimsby
Lord Farringdon, Deputy Chairman of the LNER, at the opening of a new fish dock in Grimsby
Amateur film 1928 26 mins Silent Location: Barnsley
Deep underground, Yorkshire miners hew their living out of the coalface.
Promotional 1963 29 mins Location: Lincoln
Historic Lincoln where 100 acres are dedicated to the Ruston Group whose engines provide power for industry across the world.
Detective drama 1944 19 mins
You too can solve the case of the stolen boy, courtesy of this film from 1944.
Public Information Filler 1946 3 mins Location: Woodford
Sorry kids – your parents might never let you out of the house again after watching this bleak 1940s road safety film
Travelogue 1907 9 mins Silent
A grand tour of Japan’s major cities, offering scenic views of the streets and daily life.
Interest film 1913 3 mins Silent
This ethnographic film offers a brief overview of the traditional culture of the Ainu, an ethnic minority in Japan.
Documentary 1905 4 mins
The performance of a masked dancer is followed by a scene from a kendo match, contrasting grace and ferocity.
Non-Fiction 1904 2 mins Silent
In a school gymnastic festival, boys and girls demonstrate their physical rigour through exercise and dance.