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Women munitions workers from the Kynoch and Vickers Maxim factories take to the pitch in Southend during WWI.
Some contrasting kits and nifty footwork are on display in this short newsreel. The Topical Budget footage contains various shots - not necessarily in the right order - of a football match in Southend between the ladies' football teams of Kynoch Ltd, an explosives manufacturer based in Shell Haven Creek, Essex, and munitions manufacturer Vickers Sons & Maxim, who had factories in Crayford and Erith. The Mayor of Southend is on hand to kick off proceedings.
Women's Football - the Trailblazers of the 20s
Women's Football Dick Kerr's Ladies FC vs. Lister's Ladies Women's Football Dick Kerr's Ladies FC vs. Lister's Ladies
Sport 1921 5 mins Silent Location: Valley Parade, Bradford
Preston's famous Dick, Kerr Ladies FC - one of the earliest known women's football teams in England - play local side, Lister's Ladies, at Bradford's Valley Parade ground.
Non-Fiction 1921 1 mins
A light-hearted newsreel item on the Football Association's proposed ban on women's football in 1921.
Non-Fiction 1921 2 mins Location: Enfield
Difficult times for women's football, but it doesn't stop the battle of the lightbulb makers in North London.
Non-Fiction 1963 8 mins Location: Southend-on-Sea
Anglia Television report on Cindy Willis, a seventeen year old who rides a motorbike around the Wall of Death at the fair by Southend Pier.
Amateur film 1967 4 mins Silent Location: Southend Pier
Join this happy family on a jolly to Southend - visiting the mile long pier, the replica Golden Hind, a jellied eel stall and lured by posters promising medieval torture
Amateur film 1929 3 mins Silent Location: Westcliff-on-Sea
A nostalgic look at Westcliffe-on-Sea and Southend, from the Duncan Brand Film Collection - with quiet streets, modish shoppers and a famous mile long pier
News 1975 5 mins Location: Southend-on-Sea
All good pals and jolly good company! A syndicate of Jewish pensioners from Southend celebrate their big win on the football pools.
Documentary 1965 11 mins Location: Southend-on-Sea
It's oil that keeps the Essex seaside town warm and cosy - and this film shows how.
Promotional 1953 18 mins Location: Southend-on-Sea
The eloquent voice-over, lively music and fifties fashions set the scene in this promotional film for the holiday resort of Southend-on-Sea.
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.