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Worthing waves at us in this mesmerising early film
Non-Fiction 1898 1 mins
There is a tide in the affairs of film... In the Victorian period, films of rough seas constituted a genre unto themselves and, as this example filmed at Worthing demonstrates, a strangely engaging one at that. We should think of films like this not as precursors of mainstream cinema but as the new media of its day: not narratives but mesmerising meditations on movement itself.
The Victorian Street
Non-Fiction 1901 1 mins Silent Location: Saint George's Hall
Bradford boys wait eagerly for the picture show at the famous St George's Hall.
Non-Fiction 1901 3 mins Silent Location: Preston
Easter Monday festivities in Avenham Park, Preston.
Interest film 1899 1 mins
A big cat has to perform for its supper in this early actuality film
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
Launch of the Worthing Lifeboat Emerging from the Boathouse Launch of the Worthing Lifeboat Emerging from the Boathouse
Non-Fiction 1898 1 mins Location: Worthing
Lifeboat paraded through the streets of Worthing on way to demonstrate a launch
1898 0 mins Location: Worthing
A beatific image of Victorian childhood
Documentary 1898 1 mins Location: Worthing
Stunning footage of a lifesaving demonstration
Non-Fiction 1898 0 mins Location: Worthing
Brief but lively snatch of a game in progress
Amateur film 1930 7 mins Silent Location: Glastonbury
Join the Blighs on their homeward journey through the Southern counties - calling at Glastonbury and various ancient landmarks east
Re-building Worthing Pier, Wrecked by the Gales of Last Year Re-building Worthing Pier, Wrecked by the Gales of Last Year
Non-Fiction 1914 1 mins Location: Worthing
Workmen set to on the reconstruction of Worthing Pier after it was destroyed by the English weather
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
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2003 1 mins
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Public Information Filler 2003 1 mins
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