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Procession in Accrington Park (1900)
Accrington locals parade in their Sunday best.
Non-Fiction 1900 5 mins Silent
These well turned-out locals are clearly enjoying being captured by Mitchell and Kenyon's camera as they parade through Accrington Park, though we don't know what occasion they're marking. A shot of a small child on the grass was no doubt staged by the filmmakers to elicit a tender response from audiences when the film was shown a few days later at local venues.
Non-Fiction 1900 2 mins Silent
A veritable Victorian Towering Inferno.
Arrival of Train-load of Visitors at Henley Station Arrival of Train-load of Visitors at Henley Station
Non-Fiction 1899 1 mins Silent Location: Henley-on-Thames
Jolly boating weather as the hordes descend on Henley for the Regatta.
Non-Fiction 1900 0 mins Silent Location: Cambridge
University teams navigate a bend on the river Cam in no ordinary rowing race.
Non-Fiction 1898 1 mins Silent Location: Ewood Park, Blackburn
A little piece of football history from the people's game: possibly the earliest surviving game on film
Non-Fiction 1898 2 mins Silent Location: Blackwall
The launch of H.M.S Albion, which was marred by the collapse of a gangway which resulted in many spectators drowning.
Non-Fiction 1900 1 mins
The magic of a real solar eclipse filmed by a famous magician
Non-Fiction 1901 5 mins Silent Location: Accrington
Marching bands and local volunteers fill the streets of the Lancashire town.
Non-Fiction 1904 4 mins Silent Location: Accrington
A magnificent procession marks the Boer War hero's arrival in Lancashire in a stunningly-preserved film.
Non-Fiction 1912 9 mins Silent Location: Accrington
Filmed record of a local parade crammed with detail and charm.
Great Local Derby, Accrington v Church Cricket Match (1902) Great Local Derby, Accrington v Church Cricket Match (1902)
Non-Fiction 1902 5 mins Silent Location: Accrington
Rare film record of an Edwardian local league cricket game between two Lancashire sides.
Crowds Leaving Park Congregational Church in Accrington (1902) Crowds Leaving Park Congregational Church in Accrington (1902)
Non-Fiction 1902 3 mins Silent Location: Accrington
Members of a non-conformist congregation leave their Lancashire church.
Non-Fiction 1907 10 mins Silent Location: Accrington
Cheering crowds and much jubilation greet the launch of the Accrington to Oswaldtwistle electric tram service.
1962 12 mins Location: Soho
A children’s guide to bustling Soho, with a glimpse of its music industry, architecture and thriving restaurant scene.
Documentary 1969 25 mins
On release from jail, a man recalls the events leading up to his imprisonment.
1968 78 mins
It’s Britain vs USA in this drama by Dennis Potter as mild-mannered George finds himself in thrall to brash American Sam.
Drama 1968 27 mins
Three women seek the truth about love from a crystal ball in an early Fay Weldon play about trust and jealousy.
Action and Adventure 1955 28 mins
Four village schoolchildren encounter a spot of trouble when some crooks take up residence in the woods.
The one where Lindsay Anderson makes a film about fuel efficiency…