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Snowdrop Ferry at Seacombe (1901)
Ferries across the Mersey show Edwardian workers on their daily commute to and from Liverpool.
Non-Fiction 1901 5 mins Silent
Three views of Mersey ferries taking workers to and from Edwardian Liverpool are collected here: the Snowdrop arrives at Seacombe, workers flood out of one of the ferry ports and the 'Lily' heads back to Liverpool. The comings and goings of ferries between Liverpool and the Wirral are a distinctive feature of the city's life, and the passengers seen here highlight the diversity of its workforce.
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
New Brighton, Egremont and Seacombe Promenade (1904) New Brighton, Egremont and Seacombe Promenade (1904)
Non-Fiction 1904 5 mins Silent Location: Seacombe
Sedate promenades and visiting dignitaries on Edwardian Merseyside.
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
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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.