Documentary197624 mins Location: Saltaire
Back to Victorian times: a rich employer provides decent housing, a hospital, a library, a school, a boathouse, almshouses and public baths.
Promotional196126 mins Location: Skegness
A pools winning family with over Ј8,000 to spend can have a holiday anywhere they like. But they forgo the Costas for Skegness - but decide to do it in style.
Through Miller's Dale (Near Buxton, Derbyshire) Midland RailwayThrough Miller's Dale (Near Buxton, Derbyshire) Midland Railway
A gorgeous ride through one of the Peak District's most stunning spots
Government sponsored film197622 mins Location: Bedford
Featuring the people and places, industry and activities from all corners of Beds County as Local Goverment Planners mull over the issue of population growth.
The Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Winston S. Churchill visits Fulwood and Preston, 27th June 1945The Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Winston S. Churchill visits Fulwood and Preston, 27th June 1945
Non-Fiction19453 minsSilent Location: Fulwood
Winston Churchill visits Lancashire, in the closing days of his premiership and the last months of the Second World War.
Camwell Personal Film No. 61: Reopening of Welshpool & Llanfair RailwayCamwell Personal Film No. 61: Reopening of Welshpool & Llanfair Railway
Amateur film19632 minsSilent
The Earl and Countess are in the limelight as the Welshpool and Llanfair railway is declared open as a preserved railway.
News19574 minsSilent Location: Dunchurch
Once a major transport hub with coaching inns galore by 1957 Dunchurch in Warwickshire was letting the world pass by.
News197334 mins Location: Bridgwater
Gangs and masqueraders prepare floats for Guy Fawkes Night and the procession culminates in the unusual act of squibbing.
News19764 mins Location: Ottery St Mary
Crack, Snapple, Pop! The 'Firing of the Cannon' celebration starts with a bang in Ottery St. Mary
Home movie196011 minsSilent Location: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Rly
Beware the iron horse – locomotive 822 [The Earl] – lumbering through the streets of Welshpool, no barriers to keep it at bay, and emerging, ghost-like, from its shed at night!
Documentary197010 mins Location: Bingley
The quirks of a whippet race, with novices in winklepickers learning from the old hands, all fully elucidated in broad West Yorkshire dialect.
Camwell Personal Film No. 15: Blc Visit to CadburyCamwell Personal Film No. 15: Blc Visit to Cadbury
Amateur film195523 minsSilent
A reel of Midlands-based locomotive rail tours including a visit to the Cadbury’s shunter depot.
Robert Paul: Giant of Early Film
The most prolific filmmaker of the pioneer period of British film
Commercial Break: British Advertising on Screen
Few films capture our hopes, fears and desires in such a compact expressive form as the screen advertisement.
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