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Newcastle United v Liverpool (1901)
An Edwardian football match at Newcastle's St James' Park ground.
Non-Fiction 1901 7 mins Silent
The score finished 1-0 to the Magpies in this First Division football match. Despite having three cameras present on the day, Mitchell & Kenyon's operators missed the goal, and the hand-cranked cameras sometimes struggled to keep up with the action in a hard-fought match. But the shots of grinning supporters, packed on to the terraces in their flat caps and bowlers, more than compensate.
Hull F.C. v Hull Kingston Rovers (1902)
Non-Fiction 1902 4 mins Silent Location: Kingston upon Hull
Rugby arch rivals lock horns in Hull.
Salford v Batley (1901)
Non-Fiction 1901 8 mins Silent Location: Salford
Batley go down to Lancashire rivals Salford in the very first season of the Northern Rugby League.
Kingston Rowing Club at Practice (1902)
Non-Fiction 1902 4 mins Silent Location: Stoneferry
A delightful day out on the water as Edwardian rowers mess about on the River Hull.
Liverpool v Small Heath (1901)
Non-Fiction 1901 1 mins Silent 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 Silent Location: Blackpool
Over a hundred Edwardian athletes gather for a gruelling walking race.
Notts County v Middlesbrough (1902)
Non-Fiction 1902 7 mins Silent 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.
Newcastle upon Tyne
Never Put Off Till Tomorrow What Can be Done To-Day
Comedy 1938 6 mins Silent Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
It’s no use crying over spilt ink ... a cautionary comic office tale of calamity and dilly-dallying on Tyneside.
Amateur film 1965 5 mins Silent Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
A young boy’s generosity costs him dear when he is conned out of his mother’s cash for ice cream.
Magazine and Review show 1976 3 mins Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
A ringside seat in Newcastle upon Tyne to see some women warriors of wrestling in a 1970s All Stars promotion.
Today at Six Cup Special
Magazine and Review show 1974 6 mins Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
The city shuts down as devoted Newcastle United fans huddle around TVs for a grim afternoon watching their team’s FA Cup final defeat.
Ivy Was Doing the Washing When They Came
Comedy 1962 12 mins Silent Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
A surreal 60s soapbox mockery of advertising and the traditional British washday? It’s anyone’s guess!
Clock-wise or a Good Start for the Day
Advert 2 mins Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Start the day the Andrews way with a strikingly crisp cartoon advertising a Toon tonic in Technicolor.
Grounded on the Platters: HMS Conway
Home movie 1953 7 mins Silent Location: Anglesey/Ynysmôn
A sorry end to any ship: timings, tide and wind played their part in pushing HMS Conway onto the Platters rocks in the Menai Strait on 14/4/1953.
Exeter Real Ale Festival
News 1975 3 mins Location: Exeter
The wet and warm ale goes down a treat as aficionados gather to celebrate real ale.
Home movie 1955 8 mins Silent Location: Llanddwyn Island/Ynys Llanddwyn
Sea pinks and samphire, lighthouses and church ruins – Llanddwyn’s charms are many and varied.
News 1979 2 mins Location: Plymouth
Experimentation with a coat for two leaves couples with really no escape.
Bath Festival of Blues and Progressive Music
News 1970 2 mins Location: Shepton Mallet
Progressive gathering of festival goers hits the blues.
Dawson: Lower Penn Show
Home movie 1954 4 mins Silent Location: Lower Penn
Another blustery summer day in the 1950s and it's Lower Penn's carnival parade.