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Ship Departing from Port (c.1901)
A large liner draws away from the quay, but where is she headed?
Non-Fiction 1901 1 mins Silent
This two-shot sequence of a large steam passenger ship pulling slowly away from the quayside was presumably part of a longer film, which might have allowed us to identify the ship and its location. Alas, the rest is apparently lost, and thanks to poor picture quality we are left only with the haunting images of passengers waving at their loved ones on the quay and the crew bustling about on deck.
Cinematographic View of the Royal Albert Bridge (1901)
Non-Fiction 1901 5 mins Silent Location: Royal Albert Bridge
A view of the many sea-going vessels around Saltash and Plymouth.
Stonehenge - Panorama of the Ancient Druidical Remains
Travelogue 1901 1 mins Silent Location: Stonehenge
Get up close to the ancient British icon - before the coach parties descended.
Buxton Skyline (1901)
Non-Fiction 1901 2 mins Silent Location: Buxton
A striking panorama of the Peak District town and its magnificent Georgian Crescent.
Ride on a Tram Car through Belfast (1901)
Non-Fiction 1901 4 mins Silent Location: Belfast
Downtown Belfast is easily recognisable in these scenes from a tramcar ride in 1901.
Cunard Mail Steamer Lucania Leaving For America (1901)
Non-Fiction 1901 16 mins Silent Location: Liverpool
The luxurious RMS Lucania is bound for New York in one of Mitchell & Kenyon's most elaborate and striking films.
Liverpool As Seen from the Front of an Electric Car from the Pierhead to the Circus (1901)
Non-Fiction 1901 2 mins Silent Location: Liverpool
A fascinating film tour into the heart of Edwardian Liverpool.
The Lost Highway
Promotional 2019 10 mins
A wandering warrior dreams of a new form of expression, in this promo for UNKLE’s album The Road: Part II / Lost Highway Pt. II directed by Warren Du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones.
Colour on the Thames
1935 16 mins
A rare glimpse of 1930s London in colour: the Thames has never looked lovelier.
What's Missing from this Picture?
Advert 1946 1 mins Silent
Life is looking up! The war is over and the “Corona” Man can visit his “Corona” families once more, door-to-door.
Fun at Rhyl
Advert 1962 0 mins Location: Rhyl
Cinema advertisement for Marine Lake & Ocean Beach, Rhyl, a popular destination for crowds set on a day's fun on free rides.
Local Cinema Advertisements - Blaenau Ffestiniog and Merthyr
Advert 1942 7 mins Silent Location: Blaenau Ffestiniog
Who could deny these advertising claims: "Attractive hair is the ambition of every woman", and "Your family will enjoy Lincoln potatoes"?
Shippam's Three Beans
Advert 1955 1 mins
Operatic chickens, shrimps and salmon sing-a-long with a paste pot chorus in this vibrantly animated advert for Shippam's