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LIVERPOOL SCENES
Date: 1897 Film Number: 248
 
The first section shows a busy St. George's Plateau in Liverpool, and the second section is a view from a moving train on the overhead electric railway along the dockside showing ships, warehouses, wharfs etc.
 
 
 
BRADFORD TOWN HALL SQUARE
Date: 1898 Film Number: 246
 
The Town Hall Square is teaming with people, horse-drawn carts and carriages, bicycles, a tram, and a band passes through.
 
 
 
[BLACKBURN ROVERS v WEST BROMWICH ALBION. AUTUMN 1898]
Date: 1898 Film Number: 649
 
Short film, taken from behind a goal, of a football match between Blackburn Rovers and West Bromwich Albion at Ewood Park on 24th September 1898,
 
 
 
[BLACKPOOL SEAFRONT]
Date: c1899 Film Number: 118
 
Shot looking down the seafront, as pedestrians cross the road; a horse-drawn cart is parked by the pavement; a tram moves down and a dog runs in front of it. Shot from the top of a moving tram, down the promenade; trams and horse-drawn carriages pass by.
 
 
 
WORKERS LEAVING VICKERS
Date: 1900 Film Number: 247
 
Workers pour out of the factory gates of Vickers Shipyard at Barrow-in-Furness.
 
 
 
PEOPLE IN A MARKET
Date: 1900 Film Number: 249
 
People in everyday clothes walking towards the camera (women in shawls, men in flat caps and bowlers). A young boy is handing out leaflets.
 
 
 
BOER ATTACK ON A RED CROSS OUTPOST
Date: 1900 Film Number: 250
 
Wounded soldiers are taken into a Red Cross tent on stretchers. A cannon ball rolls into the tent and explodes - the soldiers and a nurse are helped out. (Faked Topical)
 
 
 
THE DESPATCH BEARER
Date: 1900 Film Number: 251
 
A battle scene - the despatch bearer fights his way through and delivers his message which is carried on by another soldier. (Faked Topical)
 
 
 
RESCUE OF A WOUNDED GUNNER
Date: 1900 Film Number: 252
 
A battle scene - two soldiers pull a gun into the arena, shots are fired and one of the soldiers is wounded. A third soldier arrives on horse back, dismounts, and helps the wounded soldier onto the horse. (Faked Topical)
 
 
 
DEWSBURY FIRE BRIGADE
Date: c1900 Film Number: 253
 
Several horse-drawn fire engines gallop past the camera, amidst a large crowd of onlookers. The firemen tackle the blaze, with many hoses, as further large crowds look on. (Nitrate was badly deteriorated - picture quality poor, flashes.)
 
 
 
FOOTBALL AT PRESTON
Date: c1900 Film Number: 255
 
Scenes at a football match in Preston, showing the spectators and the game. There is no score.
 
 
 
A SNEAKY BOER / [A SKIRMISH WITH BOERS]
Date: 1900 Film Number: 320
 
Two Boers sneak up on a soldier and overpower him. He is rescued by another soldier. Boers take down the flag on a Red Cross hut and are about to shoot the two nurses who defend it when a party of soldiers comes to the rescue. (Faked Topical)
 
 
 
MANCHESTER AND SALFORD CHARITY PARADE AND BICYCLE RACE
Date: 1901 Film Number: 254
 
A stationary camera records a procession of people in fancy dress. The costumes are of a very high standard, including clowns, "Old Mother Hubbard", a Man in the Moon and a parson. Many cycling clubs are represented and decorated bicycles feature. Bags of money from the collection are displayed at the end.
 
 
 
[PRESTON NEWSREEL COMPILATION]
Date: c1902 Film Number: 1038
 
Newsreel compilation featuring several different items. A group of civic dignitaries proclaims the start of the 1902 Preston Guild, and there is footage from the Trade and Civic processions. Two hot-air balloons are seen in Moor Park with one ascending (flown by Percival Spencer), and the film ends with the Countess of Derby at the opening of the Preston Infirmary.
 
 
 
SOLDIER'S FUNERAL AT BRADFORD
Date: 1905 Film Number: 256
 
A crowd is gathered around the graveside and there is a rifle salute. The crowd, many in uniform, disperses.
 
 
 
OPENING OF THE BURY DRILL HALL BY THE DUKE OF CONNAUGHT, NOV 23RD 1907
Date: 1907 Film Number: 24
 
A military band and procession passes throught the streets of Bury, followed by several horse-drawn carriages, including an open carriage carrying the Mayor and the Duke of Connaught. On arrival at the Drill Hall, the Duke is seen inspecting the troops involved in the procession.
 
 
 
NORTH WALES ENGLAND: LAND OF CASTLES AND WATERFALLS
Date: 1907 Film Number: 243
 
The Irish Mail, Llandudno Junction; Llandudno; military encampment near Conway; Conway Castle; Menai Straits from Britannia Bridge; Britannia Bridge across Menai Straits; school slate factory; Snowden Mountain; Caernarvon Castle; Betwys y Coed, Pontypridd, Miners Bridge, Fairy Glen and Swallow Falls.
 
 
 
1907 LIVERPOOL PAGEANT
Date: 1907 Film Number: 5994
 
The 1907 Liverpool Pageant - school children doing physical drill are followed by scenes from the Grand Procession, representing the progress of Liverpool from 800 AD to 1907. Re-enactments of scenes from Liverpool's history, with people dressed as characters from different ages.
 
 
 
PROCESSION & ROSE QUEEN CEREMONY c1908
Date: c1908 Film Number: 5953
 
Rose Queen parade on Whalley Road, Clayton-le-Moors, Accrington, with onlookers lining the street. Various stages of the parade with marching bands, dancing and festivities, ending with the crowning of the Rose Queen.
 
 
 
[SUNDERLAND COMPILATION]
Date: 1908/1913/1922 Film Number: 260
 
A military funeral at Silksworth; the launching of a ship for Brazil.
 
 
 
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