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  • Southampton, A Tram Journey (1900)

    🎬An unnamed local filmmaker set up his camera on the top deck of a Southampton Tram. The result is a wonderful window on life in the last year of the Victorian age.

    Southampton 1900, A Tram Journey. Starting at North Gate, Bargate Arch. North along Above Bar Street. Finishing at The Clock Tower, Palmerston Park.
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  • Their Home Is Bulldozed (1956)

    🎬British Pathé – Mrs Mitchell fights for her home. Ringwood, Hampshire. Defying Hampshire County Council's ban, widow Mitchell plans to rebuild the half-finished house the council bulldozed. GV. Mrs Mitchell's partly demolished house. LV. Mrs Mitchell in front of her shack (improvised) feeding chickens. CU. Four pigs waiting to be fed in pen. SCU. Mrs Mitchell feeding pigs. SV. Mrs Mitchell walks to wheelbarrow, picks it up and wheels it out of picture to her demolished house site. GV. Mrs Mitchell wheeling barrow partly filled with bricks. She tips up barrow to empty bricks. CU. Mrs Mitchell pushing barrow over to empty bricks. SV. Mrs Mitchell's son and daughter clearing bricks from the rubble. CU. Mrs Mitchell's daughter helping load bricks into the barrow. SV. Mr Desmond Bailey, who helped to build the house, calls over Mrs Hughes' son Ian for consultation with plans for construction of another house. CU. Mr Bailey and Ian consulting over plans. CU. Pencil pointing to plans on paper of new house. LV. Mr Bailey and Ian Hughes marking out for new house. LV. Mrs Mitchell with the help of neighbours lifting off window frame from heap of rubble. CU. Mrs Mitchell carrying window frame with help of neighbour. GV. Mrs Mitchell with neighbours still clearing away rubble from the bulldozed site
    1906 Views
  • Time To Remember - Turn Of The Century 1896 to 1902 (1900-1901)

    🎬British Pathé – Scenes from life at the turn of the century - life in Britain and around the world Pathe have rights to clips in Time to Remember programmes but not to commentary or whole programme as screened. Reel 2. Continued. 01:19:51 Dirt track over hill. C/U sign on outside of toll house on Eling Causeway. C/U puddles on dirt track. Woman using spinning wheel outside cottage. Woman milking cow (it has horns). More dirt tracks. Cobbled street. Model of early steam powered machine. Quick shot of steam whistle (possibly from train). Poster about early railway development from London to Birmingham. Steam fills the screen. 01:20:36 Cavalry troops charge towards camera. Several carry lances with flags flying from them. Field guns firing. Field guns being pulled across field by horses. Infantry men firing rifles. 01:21:02 Indian troops on horseback carrying lances with small pendants flying. They wear turbans and are parading. 01:21:11 High angle shot of crowd in street. Police on horseback charge into crowd with batons. They appear to be breaking up some kind of demonstration. C/U Statue of Abraham Lincoln. Wagon train, as in the Wild West. Covered wagons drawn by horses and oxen. L/S Rocky Mountains in America. They are capped with snow. 01:21:42 Oil gushing from the ground. In the foreground are oil tanks. Oil bubbling up out of ground. Quick shot of American riverboat. C/U wheel of steam train traveling fast. Interior of large cotton mill. Industrial scene with factories and smoking chimneys. 01:22:11 High angle shot of canal barge being pulled by horse walking along tow path. Quick shots of various bridges including the Forth Bridge. Atlantic liner ship coming into dock.
    720 Views
  • WHITE WEDDING (1960)

    🎬British Movietone - NO SOUND - CUTS FOR STORY NUMBER 79086 - Ms Bride and groom outside church. Mountbatten and bride in church doorway. Group left to right. Edwina Mountbatten, Prince Charles, Lord Brabourne, Princess Anne and Prince Philip all have glasses in their hands. Mountbatten and Bride. Bride with bridesmaids and Charles. Group shot Bride, Groom, bridesmaids and Brabourne. Good CU Princess Anne. Anne drinks from glass. Painting presented to newlyweds. Bride and Groom. Cutting cake. Good CU kids and Pamela. Princess Alexandra and Marina Duchess of Kent. Queen Mother and Princess Margaret. Lots of good shots of young charles and Anne. LEAVING FOR CHURCH - Nice shots of Mountbatten carrying young bridesmaid to car. Mountbatten says goodbye to Alice, Duchess Of Gloucester, Princess Alexandra and Marina. Mountbatten with other departing guests. Mountbatten escorts Queen Mother and Princess Margaret to their car. Philip and Charles out followed by Mountbatten. Princess Anne into car followed by Edwina and bridesmaids. Mountbatten and Pamela out of house and into car. Bride and Groom talk to people at reception. Prince Philip talking. All exterior shots have snow in them. Wedding Cake is shape liked Broadlands House.
    688 Views
  • White Wedding (1960)

    🎬British Movietone - This was Romsey on the day of the wedding: Winter had come to Hampshire. But in spite of the snow, the people of Romsey wanted to see everybody and everything! Seen arriving was Kenneth More, one of the many guests. Then, the arrival of the Royal Family at the station. It was an exciting event for the Prince of Wales and Princess Anne who was to be a bridesmaid for the first time. Next, the arrival at Romsey Abbey: the bridegroom, Mr David Hicks, came with Lord Brabourne, his best man, and the bride, Lady Pamela Mountbatten, with her father, Earl Mountbatten of Burma. After the marriage service, "Broadlands", the Mountbatten home, was the scene of the first reception. There had to be two, so many people wanted to wish the happy pair good luck!

    British Movietone News ran in the United Kingdom from 1929 to 1986.
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