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Blood Donor : Glenda and Ernie
Blood Donor : Glenda and Ernie
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Blood Donor : Glenda and Ernie

Public Information Filler19813 mins

Glenda Jackson makes a song and a dance about giving blood – in a wise-cracking double act with Ernie Wise.

London - King's Road, Chelsea
London - King's Road, Chelsea
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London - King's Road, Chelsea

Amateur film19676 minsSilent Location: Chelsea

Hang out with the ‘dedicated followers of fashion’ down the King’s Road in the Swinging Sixties.

Around the Village Green
Around the Village Green
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Around the Village Green

Travelogue193712 mins Location: Finchingfield

Rural life in the Essex villages of Finchingfield and Great Bardfield - and the mixed reactions of older residents to changing times.

Dead London
Dead London
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Dead London

Drama199620 mins Location: Farringdon Station

Ewan Bremner and Dexter Fletcher star as a pair of morbid fortune tellers in this modern tale of dark arts.

Panoramic View of Southport Promenade (1902)
Panoramic View of Southport Promenade (1902)
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Panoramic View of Southport Promenade (1902)

Non-Fiction19024 minsSilent Location: Southport

All aboard the charabanc for a trip along an Edwardian promenade.

Panorama of the River Avon to Portishead (1902)
Panorama of the River Avon to Portishead (1902)
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Panorama of the River Avon to Portishead (1902)

Non-Fiction19029 minsSilent Location: Portishead

A fine variety of views of the Avon gorge taken from various positions downstream from the Clifton Suspension Bridge.

Winston Churchill Film
Winston Churchill Film
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Winston Churchill Film

News19769 mins Location: Mapledurham

An audacious plot to kidnap Winston Churchill brought to life by a cast of 'A' listers in an Oxfordshire village.

Workers Leaving Butterley Ironworks, Ripley (1900)
Workers Leaving Butterley Ironworks, Ripley (1900)
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Workers Leaving Butterley Ironworks, Ripley (1900)

Non-Fiction19002 minsSilent Location: Ripley

Very early footage of a vast industrial site in Ripley, and the folk who manned the machines.

Douglas Harbour Paddle Steamer (1902)
Douglas Harbour Paddle Steamer (1902)
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Douglas Harbour Paddle Steamer (1902)

Non-Fiction19022 minsSilent Location: Douglas

Welcoming crowds greet the arrival of a steamer to the Isle of Man, seen from a stunning perspective on deck.

Hull Fair (1902)
Hull Fair (1902)
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Hull Fair (1902)

Non-Fiction19024 minsSilent Location: Kingston upon Hull

The ornate pavilions of cinematographs, boxing booths and menageries at Hull Fair.

Ditton Priors
Ditton Priors
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Ditton Priors

News19813 mins Location: Ditton Priors

Why is the sleepy village of Ditton Priors in Shropshire a designated target for a Russian nuclear attack?

Copy Book Please
Copy Book Please
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Copy Book Please

Public Information Filler19491 minsSilent

Return to sender? A posh postie – in the shape of Terry-Thomas - appeals to the public to "address your letters clearly and correctly"

War Looms Over London (September 1938)
War Looms Over London (September 1938)
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War Looms Over London (September 1938)

Amateur film19393 minsSilent Location: Westminster

Atmospheric film capturing the mood of the capital ahead of the war. From ARP adverts to the building of bombshelters, London prepares for war.

Funeral in Manchester (1904)
Funeral in Manchester (1904)
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Funeral in Manchester (1904)

Non-Fiction19042 minsSilent Location: Manchester

Crowds line the streets of Edwardian Manchester to send off an unidentified military hero.

Leeds Lifeboat Procession (1902)
Leeds Lifeboat Procession (1902)
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Leeds Lifeboat Procession (1902)

Non-Fiction190210 minsSilent Location: Leeds

There's a grand turn-out in the streets of Leeds to support the Lifeboat fundraiser.

New Towns for Old
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New Towns for Old

Documentary19426 mins Location: Sheffield

Sheffield stands in as 'Smokedale', an industrial Everytown, in this stirring call for "new schools, new hospitals, new roads, new life", after WWII.

Divide and Rule - Never!
Divide and Rule - Never!
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Divide and Rule - Never!

197841 mins

Young working class Londoners fight racism with the power of rock and reggae in this anarchic documentary.

Will There Be Women MPs?
Will There Be Women MPs?
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Will There Be Women MPs?

Non-Fiction19171 minsSilent Location: London

The leading organisation fighting for women's suffrage changes tack, as Christabel and Emmeline Pankhurst launch the Women's Party.

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1918 on Film
image from Battle Front in Britain (1918)
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1918 on Film

The final year of the war was a tough one for British film, but the industry did its patriotic best.

Suffragettes on Film
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Suffragettes on Film

"You have to make more noise than anybody else!," cried Suffragette pioneer Emmeline Pankhurst. But how to make more noise in silent film?

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Celebrating side-splitting film and TV, from slapstick legends to today's anarchic voices.