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Panorama of Queenstown Harbour (1902)
Edwardian images of County Cork's famous port, filmed from a bobbing boat.
Non-Fiction 1902 2 mins Silent
It's not easy to view these beguiling scenic shots without burdening them with our knowledge of history. The pivotal site of Irish emigration, Queenstown witnessed countless departures (like that of the liner glimpsed here), each touched by excitement, apprehension and, all too often, tragedy. Previously Cove, it was later renamed Cobh by a newly independent state purging itself of Britishness.
On the Move
Panorama of the River Avon to Portishead (1902)
Non-Fiction 1902 9 mins Silent Location: Portishead
A fine variety of views of the Avon gorge taken from various positions downstream from the Clifton Suspension Bridge.
Lytham Trams and Views Along the Route (1903)
Non-Fiction 1903 11 mins Silent Location: Lytham
The inauguration of the Blackpool to Lytham tram route on 28 May 1903.
Rochdale Tram Ride (1905)
Non-Fiction 1905 5 mins Silent Location: Rochdale
Splendid views of Edwardian Rochdale from the front of a tram after a recent dusting of snow.
Cattle Market in Derry (1902)
Non-Fiction 1902 2 mins Silent Location: Derry / Londonderry
Bustling scenes show Edwardian Derry-Londonderry before industrialisation took hold.
Phantom Ride through Southport (1902)
Non-Fiction 1902 1 mins Silent Location: Southport
A headlong tram ride passing Southport's finest emporia.
Electric Tram Rides from Forster Square, Bradford (1902)
Non-Fiction 1902 9 mins Silent Location: Bradford
An epic tour of the places and people of Edwardian Bradford.
Daz with the Blue Whitener
Advert 1967 2 mins Location: Devon
Mrs Cross takes the Daz test but what will the outcome be?
T.V. Talk - Lintas
Advert 1954 20 mins
Points of view from a production company at the outset of commercial television in the UK.
Lyons Ice Cream Commercial
Advert 1938 1 mins Silent
From out of the vaults comes this pre-WWII cinema advert for ice-cream
Just the Ticket!
Advert 1953 2 mins
A hard-working Catford clippie and her family star in this cinema ad for hot chocolate.
Heinz Baked Beans : Common Market
Advert 1972 1 mins
In 1972 Britain entered the European common market full of beans. What could go wrong?
Advert 1952 2 mins
A cup of Horlicks helps a struggling husband bring home the bacon in this 1950s advert.