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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) 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 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.
Non-Fiction 1901 2 mins Silent Location: Buxton
A striking panorama of the Peak District town and its magnificent Georgian Crescent.
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) 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) 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.
Comedy 1906 6 mins Silent
Chaos reigns as the removal men do their worst…
Science Fiction 1906 3 mins Silent
The lengths that some people will go to, just to avoid a speeding ticket… in this case to Saturn and back.
Aberdeen University Quarter Centenary Celebrations Aberdeen University Quarter Centenary Celebrations
Non-Fiction 1906 32 mins Silent Location: Aberdeen
Edward VII and Queen Alexandra open new buildings at Marischal College, Aberdeen
The Medium Exposed? Or, A Modern Spiritualistic Seance The Medium Exposed? Or, A Modern Spiritualistic Seance
Comedy 1906 7 mins Silent
Faking the ability to contact the dead proves to be a big mistake for one Edwardian charlatan.
Comedy 1902 1 mins Silent
Grandma sews a patch on her grandson’s trousers
1903 1 mins Silent
Four-year-old girl and boy dance a mean cakewalk