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Transporting Loads - With or without Roads
Global ambitions for the Thornycroft six-wheeled motor vehicle.
Advert 1920 5 mins Silent
Thornycroft six-wheeled motor vehicles can travel across country, through sand, mud, water and cross ditches as well as being capable of high speeds on good roads! Here we see a number of ‘off road’ tests as they are put through their paces - grab one while you can!
Pioneers of Screen Advertising
Advert 1902 1 mins Silent
A gentleman cyclist learns the error of his ways in one of the earliest surviving British film advertisements.
Advert 1925 3 mins Silent
Deceptively simple early animated ad for Shell petrol
Advert 1926 10 mins Silent Location: York
There's no need to renew your socks with the Trojan Utility Car - you simply can't afford not to have one!
Advert 1898 1 mins Silent
One of the earliest films showing off a brand: three women pack Vinolia soap into boxes
Advert 1900 1 mins Silent
One of the earliest surviving British adverts
Advert 1922 5 mins Silent
Pretty in Pink 1920s style: an innovatively hand-coloured cinema advert for Twink dye.
Inside Film 2021 47 mins
Writer and activist So Mayer joins filmmaker and critic Alexandra Hidalgo to discuss the work of acclaimed French director and artist Agnès Varda.
Detective drama 1944 19 mins
You too can solve the case of the stolen boy, courtesy of this film from 1944.
Public Information Filler 1946 3 mins Location: Woodford
Sorry kids – your parents might never let you out of the house again after watching this bleak 1940s road safety film
Interest film 1913 3 mins Silent
This ethnographic film offers a brief overview of the traditional culture of the Ainu, an ethnic minority in Japan.
Documentary 1905 4 mins
The performance of a masked dancer is followed by a scene from a kendo match, contrasting grace and ferocity.
Travelogue 1907 9 mins Silent
A grand tour of Japan’s major cities, offering scenic views of the streets and daily life.