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Factory Chimney Fire
A veritable Victorian Towering Inferno.
Non-Fiction 1900 2 mins
Light - then stand well back! From its earliest days, film has hungered for spectacle. The scheduled destruction of tall structures provided filmmakers with just such an opportunity. It was briefly a genre unto itself and an early example of the 'film of the event', the coordination of both event and film often being pre-planned. This is a suitably incendiary instance.
Arrival of Train-load of Visitors at Henley Station Arrival of Train-load of Visitors at Henley Station
Non-Fiction 1899 1 mins Location: Henley-on-Thames
Jolly boating weather as the hordes descend on Henley for the Regatta.
Non-Fiction 1900 0 mins Location: Cambridge
University teams navigate a bend on the river Cam in no ordinary rowing race.
Non-Fiction 1898 1 mins Location: Ewood Park, Blackburn
A little piece of football history from the people's game: possibly the earliest surviving game on film
Non-Fiction 1898 2 mins Silent Location: Blackwall
The launch of H.M.S Albion, which was marred by the collapse of a gangway which resulted in many spectators drowning.
Charity Costume Parade - Manchester or Salford, C.1900 -no.2 Charity Costume Parade - Manchester or Salford, C.1900 -no.2
Non-Fiction 1900 2 mins
A light-hearted parade makes a wonderful charity appeal - and film
Non-Fiction 1900 1 mins
The magic of a real solar eclipse filmed by a famous magician
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.