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Cornwall Trip 1935 - Part 1
The open road: come along on a motoring trip around the West Country in this early holiday home movie
Amateur film 1935 12 mins Silent
Come along on a road trip to the West Country in this early holiday home movie, filmed around picturesque Penzance, Land's End, St Ives and St Michael's Mount - with plenty of stops for roadside picnics!
News 1964 9 mins Location: Plymouth
Girls embody the spirit of everyday wear in the sixties and boots and miniskirts as fashion items are discussed.
Advert 1912 19 mins Silent Location: Plymouth
From Saltash to St Ives, a whirlwind tour of Edwardian Cornwall.
News 1962 12 mins Location: Penzance
An appeal fund is set up for Cornish communities after significant storm damage.
Inauguration of Penzance to St Mary’s Helicopter Link Inauguration of Penzance to St Mary’s Helicopter Link
News 1964 1 mins Silent Location: Penzance
A new helicopter link from Penzance in Cornwall to St Mary's on the Isles of Scilly offers speedy transfer
News 1962 6 mins Silent Location: Land's End
Trawler in trouble as rescue crews arrive.
Non-Fiction 1964 1 mins Silent Location: Penzance
Beating the bounds in Penzance with a traditional walk of the parish boundaries
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
Travelogue 1907 9 mins Silent
A grand tour of Japan’s major cities, offering scenic views of the streets and daily life.
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.
Non-Fiction 1904 2 mins Silent
In a school gymnastic festival, boys and girls demonstrate their physical rigour through exercise and dance.