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War Time Weddings
The daughter of famed actor-manager Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree gets hitched to a military Captain during WWI.
Non-Fiction 1915 1 mins
Captain Geoffrey Cory-Wright married Felicity Tree, daughter of legendary theatrical actor-manager Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree, on 10 November 1915. The celebrity status of his father-in-law fuelled public interest in this particular war wedding. Two of their five children, Captain Anthony John Julian Cory-Wright and Lieutenant Jonathan Francis Cory-Wright, were killed in action during World War II.
I Saw This, November 1940
Home movie 1940 17 mins Location: Swallownest
An enigmatic pot-pourri of a film of a village in wartime. Although life appears here as normal, an inauspicious motif seems to lurk within the avant-garde cinematic style.
Village life in Minstead with Weddings, Ladies Cricket, Folk Dancing and Coronation Celebrations
Amateur film 1937 12 mins
Minstead's ladies enjoy a cricket match on the village green in this charming film that also features two weddings, a holiday and a giant crab
The Wedding of Peter and Judith Elliott
Amateur film 1956 14 mins Location: Pinner
Hats, stumbles and happy faces at this wedding film from 1956, taken at the service and reception of Judith and Peter Elliott in Pinner.
Seaside at Westgate, Monica and Jim's Wedding
Amateur film 1930 7 mins
Leslie Goulden's amusing home movie combines beach-time fun with what could be courting couples and the wedding of Jim and Monica
Boulter Family Films: Bridesmaids In Pink, Stratford (1963)
Amateur film 1963 2 mins Location: Stratford
Shocking pink outfits, impressive cake and a gargantuan veil feature in this brief home move shot at this wedding somewhere in East London
Wedding at the Grand in Plymouth
Non-Fiction 1940 1 mins Location: Plymouth
A joyous occasion of marrying a man in uniform as rare moving images are taken in Plymouth.
Scenes on Coronation Day
Amateur film 1937 13 mins Location: Westminster
For a lucky few, the roofs of Whitehall make a perfect perch to watch George VI's Coronation procession making its way along the streets below
A Guild outing to London's Docks and Greenwich
Amateur film 1929 4 mins Location: London
London's long vanished dockside scene is the background to this jolly film which follows an all-male social outing on a cruise down the river to Greenwich
Non-Fiction 1935 7 mins Location: Westminster
In inauspicious times these members of Leeds Jewish community set off for London in a joyful atmosphere, only for the mood to become more sombre as they file past the Cenotaph.
Travelogue 1979 28 mins Location: Westminster
The heart of London has always followed the beat of a different drum - a day in the life of late-70s Soho
Some of My Best Friends
Documentary 1969 30 mins Location: Westminster
Jewish people - and a few Gentiles - muse on what it means to be Jewish in 1960s Britain
A Day in London
Travelogue 1920 16 mins Location: Westminster
Take a gentle tour of central London landmarks in this travelogue made shortly after WWI.
Olivia Hussey and Leonard Whiting Q&A for Shakespeare Lives
Inside Film 2016 31 mins
The stars of Franco Zeffirelli’s Romeo and Juliet are reunited on stage for the first time since 1968 as part of the BFI and British Council’s Shakespeare on Film.
Amateur film 1965 11 mins Location: Redhill Aerodrome
The skies above Redhill are abuzz with planes as the fliers of Surrey's Tiger Club perform an aerial show for the crowds below
Brighton Seaside - Airshow & Silver Jubilee in Bromley
Amateur film 1977 11 mins Location: Brighton
Tony Mitchell captures a variety of events during Jubilee year - including day trips to Brighton and a bunting covered London as well as an accident at an airshow
This is Bournemouth
Promotional 1969 17 mins Location: Bournemouth
Bournemouth. A holiday resort that’s got the lot. Sunshine, sandy beaches, gardens, shops, fine dining and entertainment - with sports stars and a few beauty queens thrown in
The Building of the Eastern Road flyover on the M27
Amateur film 1970 7 mins Location: Hilsea
The roads around Portsmouth are about to be transformed with concrete and steel in this 1970 film from W J Evans.
A Tour of Conservative Wards in Southampton
Amateur film 1935 14 mins Location: Southampton
A Tory MP and his wife meet their female battalions in a tour of Southampton's wards - while Stanley Baldwin lends his own support at an outdoor fete