Britain's Golden Age

Old Time Schools

Old Time Schools (1970)

Modern children spend time in a Victoria style school classroom.

Early Traffic

Early Traffic (1890)

Early traffic scenes - transferred at wrong speed - same material available in early UNs.

A Trip To The Seaside

A Trip To The Seaside (1898)

Pleasure cruises and swimming with showgirls - a Turn of the Century day at the beach.

Early Traffic Scenes

Early Traffic Scenes (1890)

Various turn of the century scenes of traffic in London and around the country.

Hyde Park Corner 1896

Hyde Park Corner 1896 (1896)

Hyde Park Corner, London, in 1896 - unusually early footage.

King Edward VII Opens His First Parliament

King Edward VII Opens His First Parliament (1901)

Scenes of the King's arrival and departure at the Palace of Westminster.

Coronation Of Edward VII

Coronation Of Edward VII (1902)

Scenes from the Coronation Parade of King Edward VII in London.

Fairground Scenes

Fairground Scenes (1896)

Turn of the Century scenes of people enjoying a funfair with swings and roundabouts.

Changing The Guard At St. James

Changing The Guard At St. James (1890)

A Guard's Regiment marches into St. James's Palace, London.

Queen Victoria In Dublin, 1900

Queen Victoria In Dublin, 1900 (1900)

Queen Victoria visits Dublin and meets local dignitaries.

Time To Remember - Turn Of The Century  1896 - 1902  - Record E - Reel 1

Time To Remember - Turn Of The Century 1896 - 1902 - Record E - Reel 1 (1900)

Scenes from life at the turn of the century - life in Britain and around the world

Time To Remember - Turn Of The Century  1896 - 1902  - Record C - Reel 1

Time To Remember - Turn Of The Century 1896 - 1902 - Record C - Reel 1 (1897)

Scenes from life at the turn of the century - life in Britain and around the world

Queen Victoria's Funeral

Queen Victoria's Funeral (1901)

Funeral of Queen Victoria in 1901.

Queen Victoria's Funeral

Queen Victoria's Funeral (1901)

Funeral procession of Queen Victoria on Isle of Wight, in London and Windsor.

Queen Victoria At A Garden Party

Queen Victoria At A Garden Party

Queen Victoria's coach arrives and she alights and is presented to guests.

Military Compilation

Military Compilation

Early military material and other bits and pieces including Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee.

Here's To The Memory - Part 1

Here's To The Memory - Part 1 (1896)

Excellent retrospective looking back over 50 years - this reel features women's rights & political unrest.

Flashbacks  Reel 1 Reel 1 Is Old Reels 1 & 2 Combined

Flashbacks Reel 1 Reel 1 Is Old Reels 1 & 2 Combined (1896)

Retrospective documentary tracing the development of moving pictures.

Five Reigns Reel 1

Five Reigns Reel 1 (1896)

Historic events during the reign of five British Monarchs.

Emancipation Of Women

Emancipation Of Women (1890)

Documentary covering changes in women's lives and status between l890 and 1930.

Boer War Material Reel 1

Boer War Material Reel 1 (1899)

Compilation of Warwick Trading Company films documenting Boer War events.

Queen Victoria At Garden Party

Queen Victoria At Garden Party

Queen Victoria arrives at a garden party to meet guests.

Funeral Of Queen Victoria

Funeral Of Queen Victoria (1901)

The Body of Queen Victoria goes from the Isle of Wight to St. George's Chapel in Windsor.

Funeral Of Edward VII

Funeral Of Edward VII

Confused cuts from Queen Victoria and King Edward VII's funerals.

Diamond Jubilee Of Queen Victoria

Diamond Jubilee Of Queen Victoria

Parade to celebrate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee.

Time To Remember - Turn Of The Century  1896 - 1902  - Record H - Reel 2

Time To Remember - Turn Of The Century 1896 - 1902 - Record H - Reel 2 (1900)

Scenes from life at the turn of the century - life in Britain and around the world

Titanic Disaster - Genuine Footage

Titanic Disaster - Genuine Footage (1911)

Extended coverage of events surrounding the sinking of the Titanic.

Time To Remember - Edwardian Summer  1905 - 1910  - Record E - Reel 2

Time To Remember - Edwardian Summer 1905 - 1910 - Record E - Reel 2 (1905)

Documentary film about the years 1905-1910, a period of technological and political change.

The Prince In The Hunting Field

The Prince In The Hunting Field (1914)

Prince of Wales sets out with Household Brigade Drag Hunt in Maidenhead.

Fox Hunting

Fox Hunting (1914)

Footage of fox hunting in progress.

Garden Party At St. James's Palace

Garden Party At St. James's Palace (1914)

'Arabian nights' entertainment watched by Princess Patricia of Connaught.

London Street Scene

London Street Scene (1910)

Busy London street scene.

Postponed Coronation Of King Edward VII

Postponed Coronation Of King Edward VII (1902)

Various shots London decorated for the postponed Coronation of King Edward VII.

Time To Remember - Edwardian Summer  1905 - 1910  - Record A - Reel 1

Time To Remember - Edwardian Summer 1905 - 1910 - Record A - Reel 1 (1902)

Documentary film about the years 1905-1910, a period of technological and political change.

Time To Remember - Edwardian Summer  1905 - 1910  - Record B - Reel 1

Time To Remember - Edwardian Summer 1905 - 1910 - Record B - Reel 1 (1905)

Documentary film about the years 1905-1910, a period of technological and political change.

Time To Remember - Edwardian Summer  1905 - 1910  - Record C - Reel 1

Time To Remember - Edwardian Summer 1905 - 1910 - Record C - Reel 1 (1905)

Documentary film about the years 1905-1910, a period of technological and political change.

Time To Remember - Edwardian Summer  1905 - 1910  - Record D - Reel 1

Time To Remember - Edwardian Summer 1905 - 1910 - Record D - Reel 1 (1905)

Documentary film about the years 1905-1910, a period of technological and political change.

Time To Remember - Edwardian Summer  1905 - 1910  - Record F - Reel 2

Time To Remember - Edwardian Summer 1905 - 1910 - Record F - Reel 2 (1912)

Documentary film about the years 1905-1910, a period of technological and political change.

Time To Remember - Edwardian Summer  1905 - 1910  - Record G - Reel 2

Time To Remember - Edwardian Summer 1905 - 1910 - Record G - Reel 2 (1905)

Documentary film about the years 1905-1910, a period of technological and political change.

Time To Remember - Edwardian Summer  1905 - 1910  - Record H - Reel 2

Time To Remember - Edwardian Summer 1905 - 1910 - Record H - Reel 2 (1905)

Documentary film about the years 1905-1910, a period of technological and political change.

Victorian Carriages

Victorian Carriages (1959)

George Matthey restores Victorian coaches and runs weekend coach service through Thames valley.

Victorian Nighties

Victorian Nighties (1955)

Various night-gowns are modelled - they are styled in the fashion of the Victorian age.

Miss Victorian And Miss Modern

Miss Victorian And Miss Modern (1937)

A conversation between a Victorian lady and a modern girl.

Victorian Beach Dance

Victorian Beach Dance (1961)

Violet Ballantine's dancing pupils perform a Victorian Seaside routine.

Easter Parade

Easter Parade (1950)

Showgirls from theatre show of 'Wild Violets' model their Victorian costumes in Regent's Park.

Victorian Hardware Shop

Victorian Hardware Shop (1965)

Old fashioned store etiquette compared to the hard sell techniques of the sixties.

Evening Wear

Evening Wear (1946)

Victorian-influenced evening gowns by British designer Clive Duncan.

Jemima's Journey Through Switzerland

Jemima's Journey Through Switzerland (1963)

A re-enactment of Victorian diarist Jemima Morrell's journey through Switzerland.

Gretna Anvil Marriage

Gretna Anvil Marriage (1952)

Re-enactment of Victorian wedding at Gretna Green.

Feminine Pictorialities No. 47 - Back To The Good Old Stays

Feminine Pictorialities No. 47 - Back To The Good Old Stays (1935)

Good footage of Victorian clothes, corsets and underwear with jokey commentary.

"Goodbye ... & Good Riddance"! (1932)

Morecambe rids itself of Victorian style Bathing Machines - they set fire to them.

Week-Enders Of Yesteryear

Week-Enders Of Yesteryear (1935)

People in Victorian dress take a ride in a vintage car.

Beginnings And Ends

Beginnings And Ends (1938)

Victorian, Edwardian and 1920s fashions are contrasted with those of the present day.

Mr. Pickwick

Mr. Pickwick (1927)

Marvellous reconstruction of Dickension times with a coach and Victorian costumes.

Transport - Ancient And Modern

Transport - Ancient And Modern (1930)

A historical pageant presents the history of transport up to the start of the railways.

Paddle Steamer

Paddle Steamer (1900)

Great Turn of the Century shots of people taking a trip on the paddle steamer, Brighton Queen.

Archive Film Various

Archive Film Various

Early film of planes, cars and fashionable ladies.

110 Year Old Woman

110 Year Old Woman (1968)

Ada Roe is 110 years old but still works in her dairy in Lowestoft.

Looking Back!

Looking Back! (1935)

Animation and real footage looks at the progress of transport and, er, ladies panties.

Empire Day At Guildhall

Empire Day At Guildhall (1910)

Lord Mayor gets into coach at Guildhall on Empire Day in London.

Empire Day Procession

Empire Day Procession (1910)

Naval and military troops march through Hyde Park in Empire Day Procession.

Coronation Of King George V

Coronation Of King George V (1911)

Various shots of the Coronation procession for King George V.

Ventnor Carnival

Ventnor Carnival (1900)

Footage of carnival procession on the Isle of Wight.