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Children Leaving Tyldesley Catholic School, Lodge Road (1901)
Edwardian boys and girls leave school, shuffled along by their earnest teachers.
Non-Fiction 1901 2 mins Silent
This is textbook Mitchell & Kenyon 'crowd' filmmaking in two shots: carefully staged pomp giving way to genial chaos. The long opening take elegantly frames the kids trudging the pavement past the camera, with a wall as background. Then, with his remaining film-stock, the operator turns his camera to face the kids and takes a shorter shot, now encouraging cheery waves and general larking about.
Sport 1896 0 mins
A pioneering example of filmed news: from Epsom to the screen in record time
Interest film 1899 1 mins
A big cat has to perform for its supper in this early actuality film
Non-Fiction 1900 0 mins Location: Portsmouth
Take a good look at one of the era's largest warships - the hefty H.M.S. Powerful, back from the Boer War
Non-Fiction 1898 2 mins Location: Belfast
A view down the High Street featuring the Albert Clock, a shot of Queen's Bridge and the docks
Non-Fiction 1897 1 mins
A charming image of children paddling on a pebbly beach on a hot summer's day
Amateur film 1898 2 mins
A pack of beagles are assembled for a hunt by their trainers and a huntsman
Procession of Children at Tyldesley Church School (1901) Procession of Children at Tyldesley Church School (1901)
Non-Fiction 1901 2 mins Silent Location: Tyldesley
Waves of children fill the frame in an Edwardian school parade.
Non-Fiction 1901 1 mins Silent Location: Tyldesley
Edwardian miners are filmed leaving their Lancashire pit at the shift's end.
Drama 2019 26 mins
Arkita believes herself to be be modern, liberal and independent. An unprecedented encounter with a transgender sex worker questions her beliefs.
National Blood Service: Chief Executive's up-date, November 2001 National Blood Service: Chief Executive's up-date, November 2001
Sponsored film 2001 19 mins
Martin Gorham presents a video update to his staff, outlining some of his department's past achievements and upcoming challenges.
Animation & Artists Moving Image 2020 10 mins
In a madcap musical, a 'cat'-stronaut travels the galaxy looking for the meaning of life and encounters a space pup eager to help.
2003 1 mins
A longer version of the famously icky anti-smoking promo in which cigarettes ooze fat.
Public Information Filler 2003 1 mins
“If you care, show it” - is the message to encourage voting in the Scottish elections, long before the galvanising independence referendum of 2014.
Short documentary 2021 4 mins
A South Asian gaze on representation, inequality and discrimination in UK film and TV, set against the backdrop of the casting room.