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[FIRST BIG OUTING FOR LOCAL CHILDREN, ALTRINCHAM TO MOBBERLEY]
Date: 1909 Film Number: 43
 
A procession of children is shown; they are then seen boarding a train at Altrincham station and alighting at Mobberley. A field is the site for a picnic, races, donkey-rides, a punch and judy show, a clown and acrobats.
 
 
 
THE MANUFACTURE OF FUR FELT HATS
Date: c1910 Film Number: 5852
 
A detailed look at the manufacture of fur felt hats at Jackson's of Stockport. From the fur being prepared, right through to the finished product, the film shows each stage of the process - shaping, shrinking, making the brim and sewing in the linings. The finished products are packed up and loaded onto horse and cart for distribution to Jackson's 80 outlets across the UK. This film, along with thousands of others from across the country, can also be viewed online as part of BFI: Britain on Film - player.bfi.org.uk/britain-on-film/
 
 
 
[STOCKPORT MARKET]
Date: c1910 Film Number: 17
 
Everyday scenes in Stockport market, showing the busy stalls and thoroughfare. Ends with a brief speeded up and reversed sequence. [The preservation of this film was funded by a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund.]
 
 
 
GREAT LONDON TO MANCHESTER AERIAL RACE
Date: 1910 Film Number: 40
 
The competitors - Claude Graham-White and Louis Paulhan and their aircraft - are shown at their respective starting points, and the winner, Mr. Paulhan, is shown arriving at Manchester and being greeted by large crowds. Mr. Paulhan leaves by train.
 
 
 
THE WORKS & WORKERS OF DENTONHOLME
Date: c1910 Film Number: 139
 
Shot of the entrance to a mill as women workers are coming out; a crowd gathers as people try to get in the camera shot - children, and men and boys with bicycles. The gates of the factory are closed; various scenes of people walking past; a man in a straw hat directs the crowd into a procession past the camera; children play in front of the gates; a horse and cart go by. A shot looking down the street with a factory in the distance. A shot of another mill; the camera is on the inside watching the workers enter the gate; they are mostly women in shawls or overalls; a horse and cart come through the gate; the gates are closing and two boys rush to get out.
 
 
 
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A COAL MINER
Date: 1910 Film Number: 242
 
A miner leaves home for work and the film is subdivided as follows - The Pit Head; Locking the Lamps; Miners Descending; Coal Face; The Coal Shaft, 4 & 9 Tub Cages; The Pit's Mouth; Hoisting the waste; Belles of the Black Diamond Field; Female Industry; Loading Wooden Props; Sorting, Screening and Loading; Coal trains leaving; Back to Daylight; Pay Time; Light after Darkness. The final scenes show the miner returning home and a comfortable middle-class family enjoying the fruits of his labour - a coal fire.
 
 
 
MAKING A MODERN RAILWAY CARRIAGE
Date: 1910 Film Number: 245
 
Shows the stages in the building, fitting, painting and finishing of a railway carriage.
 
 
 
DURHAM MINERS' GALA
Date: c1910 Film Number: 259
 
A procession through the streets of Durham, consisting of bands, banners etc.
 
 
 
NESTON LADIES WALKING CLUB - INCIDENTS OF THE DAY
Date: c1910 Film Number: 938
 
A procession passes through a cemetery - the women carry bouquets and flowered poles; they continue through Neston town centre watched by crowds of onlookers; at the fair - shots of various rides. (Neston Female Friendly society was established in 1814 to provide financial assistance to honorary members in time of sickness, pregnancy or death. On the afternoon of the first Thursday in June, members would gather to take their annual walk. The event always had an exciting air of pageantry, with each member carefully planning her outfit and choosing which flowers and ribbons she was going to use to decorate the white staff she carried.)
 
 
 
[MANCHESTER UNITED V NEWCASTLE UNITED 1910]
Date: 1910 Film Number: 2500
 
Footage of a match played between Manchester United and Newcastle United at the newly constructed Old Trafford Ground before a capacity crowd. There are shots of the teams coming out and the two captains tossing a coin with the referee, before scenes of the match in progress and the spectators' reactions.
 
 
 
BURY GAZETTE WHIT FRIDAY PROCESSION 1911
Date: 1911 Film Number: 71
 
People, mostly children, are shown gathering in Union Square before forming a procession which is shown going down Haymarket Street. A crowd of children are seen leaving the Art Picture Hall after a matinee.
 
 
 
1ST ANNIVERSARY OF THE CLITHEROE PROCESSION IN HONOUR OF THE CROWNING OF KING GEORGE AND QUEEN MARY, 1911
Date: 1911 Film Number: 236
 
A procession of adults and children - including children in historical costume and civic dignitaries in formal attire. Brass bands, horse-drawn floats and carriages, and banners feature.
 
 
 
BUILDING A BRITISH RAILWAY: CONSTRUCTING THE LOCOMOTIVE
Date: 1911 Film Number: 244
 
In a Crewe workshop men make wheels and fit them to the locomotive. The engine then leaves the shed and takes on water.
 
 
 
WHIT WALK, BLACKBURN
Date: 1911 Film Number: 257
 
A procession through the streets of Blackburn on a windy day - most of the participants are men, led by a choir.
 
 
 
R.A. KING FLYING. FRESHFIELD AERODROME, SOUTHPORT
Date: 1911 Film Number: 292
 
Mr R A King takes off, flies over the beach and lands, on the open seat of a very fragile looking aircraft. This film, along with thousands of others from across the country, can also be viewed online as part of BFI: Britain on Film - player.bfi.org.uk/britain-on-film/
 
 
 
CIVIL WAR - LONDON & LIVERPOOL UNDER MOB LAW
Date: 1911 Film Number: 5606
 
Scenes from the 1911 Transport Strike. In London, police are seen escorting horse-drawn wagons along a main streer as they move supplies from Kings Cross Station. In Liverpool, soldiers on horseback line the street as empty wagons pass by. Crowds are seen walking along a road, with the occasional scuffle breaking out, and a large crowd watch as a procession of mounted soldiers pass by.
 
 
 
PROCESSION OF THE MIDDLEWICH URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL
Date: c1912 Film Number: 4107
 
Procession of Middlewich Urban District Council, led by Councillor Joseph Powell taken from the first floor window of the Red Lion public house at the junction of Nantwich Rd, Chester Rd., and Wheelock St., looking towards Chester Rd. Councillor Powell is then seen addressing the crowd outside the town hall. Very probably Mayor's Sunday at Middlewich.
 
 
 
[CUMBRIA LOCAL NEWSREEL COMPILATION]
Date: 1911/3 Film Number: 5629
 
Compilation of local newsreel footage - scenes at Workington Horse Show include procession of horse-drawn vehicles through the streets, and events at the race course. A small military procession is seen prior to embarking for active service and there are extended scenes from a football match on a very rainy day. Reel ends with 'Uppies versus Downies' - the annual Workington medieval 'football' match, with participants chasing the ball in and out of the river. This film, along with thousands of others from across the country, can also be viewed online as part of BFI: Britain on Film - player.bfi.org.uk/britain-on-film/
 
 
 
[WHIT FRIDAY, BURY]
Date: c1912 Film Number: 72
 
A procession moves down Market Street in the rain. Brass bands are featured and there is also a separate Roman Catholic procession.
 
 
 
BURY GAZETTE WHIT-FRIDAY PROCESSION
Date: 1912 Film Number: 115
 
On a wet day, crowds of spectators in raincoats and carrying umbrellas, watch a procession of church schools bearing banners and led by brass bands. There are some close-ups of spectators, and some of the participants are also wearing raincoats and carrying umbrellas.
 
 
 
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