DICKENS FILM

Carnival!

Carnival! (1935)

Great footage of a cabaret ball at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden.

Abolish All Slums

Abolish All Slums (1930)

Lord Monk Bretton is at ceremony to mark the demolition of the site, Somers Town, London.

Legal London - Reel 2

Legal London - Reel 2

Shots around the Temple - the heart of legal London.

London Shots

London Shots (1962)

London rooftops, Billingsgate market, derelict area with St Paul's in the background.

Dennis Noble

Dennis Noble (1936)

Dennis Noble sings us a song about Limehouse. Good shots of immigrants in the East End.

Town Criers

Town Criers (1914)

Town Crier makes announcements in City of London.

Xmas Just Can't Wait AKA Christmas Just Can't Wait

Xmas Just Can't Wait AKA Christmas Just Can't Wait (1962)

Bermondsey Buskers, Leslie Caron switches on Christmas lights and twist contest at Lyceum.

The City Of London Reel 1

The City Of London Reel 1 (1951)

Documentary tracing the history of the City of London and variety of trades performed there. 1951?

Dickens' London Issue Title Is Spring In The Air

Dickens' London Issue Title Is Spring In The Air (1938)

Actors dressed as author Charles Dickens and some of his famous characters in London locations where books were set.

Barnet Fair

Barnet Fair (1922)

Horses on show at the Barnet Fair, Greater London.

Wotan Lamps Factory

Wotan Lamps Factory (1910)

Good shots of workers at Wotan lamps factory.

Women Grocers

Women Grocers (1914)

Good footage of women working in Sainsbury's grocers during World War One.

Street Scene

Street Scene (1910)

Busy London street scene.

Mrs Lloyd George Opens Kitchen

Mrs Lloyd George Opens Kitchen (1917)

Mrs. Lloyd George opens soup kitchen in London - similar to ON 044 G.

Mrs Lloyd George , Lady Asquith And Mrs Page Open Kitchen

Mrs Lloyd George , Lady Asquith And Mrs Page Open Kitchen (1917)

Mrs Lloyd George, Lady Asquith and Mrs Page open a relief kitchen.

London Under Snow

London Under Snow (1914)

Lovely footage of soldiers having fun in the snow on Hampstead Heath.

London Traffic 1910 AKA Traffic Scenes

London Traffic 1910 AKA Traffic Scenes (1914)

Double decker buses with Pear's soap advertising.

London Street Scenes

London Street Scenes (1910)

Street scenes in London.

Queen & Princess Mary Meeting People AKA Royal Waitresses - Queen & Princess

Queen & Princess Mary Meeting People AKA Royal Waitresses - Queen & Princess (1914)

Queen Mary & Princess Mary visit a 'food kitchen' at Stepney.

Sweep At Wedding

Sweep At Wedding (1948)

Chimney sweep John Lewis brings luck at wedding of Ken Morris and Doris Alvarez.

London By Night

London By Night

Unusual footage of late night London - drunken toffs and workers congregate around a coffee stall.

The Players' Theatre - Covent Garden

The Players' Theatre - Covent Garden (1938)

Old-time music hall acts at The Players' Theatre - dupe of PT 414.

Covent Garden Cinquevalli

Covent Garden Cinquevalli (1925)

Jim Sainsbury practises carrying baskets on his head for a competition in London.

Billingsgate Fish Market

Billingsgate Fish Market (1946)

Activities at Billingsgate fish market in London.

The City Of London Reel 4

The City Of London Reel 4 (1951)

Off cuts from documentary tracing the history of the City of London and the variety of trades performed there.

Would You Believe It? No. 13

Would You Believe It? No. 13 (1934)

Strange street names in London, a German oil mill and how to mesmerise a chicken.

Would You Believe It? No. 3

Would You Believe It? No. 3 (1934)

Smallest shop in the world, pawnbroker pub, pious Sussex cottage and other strange things.

Street Market

Street Market (1940)

People shop in London's markets including Berwick Street and Covent Garden.

Covent Garden Activity

Covent Garden Activity (1957)

Scenes in Covent Garden Market, loading and unloading of lorries. Filmed at high speed.

The Kiddies Of Deptford  AKA Children Of Deptford

The Kiddies Of Deptford AKA Children Of Deptford

A look at some of the children from Deptford lucky enough to be invited to Duchess of Albany's Ball.

Dulwich Village AKA Go To It

Dulwich Village AKA Go To It (1940)

A look at Dulwich village near London.

'appy 'ampsted

'appy 'ampsted (1914)

Footage of people sledging and having snowball fight. London.

Mr Fawkes Comes To Town

Mr Fawkes Comes To Town (1948)

East End children remember Guy Fawkes.

Quieter London

Quieter London (1950)

Nice street scenes in London. Good shots of markets.

Pathe Pictorial Looks... East - West

Pathe Pictorial Looks... East - West (1947)

Whole issue examining contrast between the east end and west end of London - great footage.

The Barge Fellows - Studies On The Regents Canal

The Barge Fellows - Studies On The Regents Canal

Study of those who live and work aboard canal barges.

Our Oldest Hospital

Our Oldest Hospital (1923)

St. Bartholomew's hospital celebrates 800th anniversary with a medieval fair.

Oranges And Lemons

Oranges And Lemons (1939)

Oranges and Lemons day outside the St. Clement Danes church in London.

London Street Scene

London Street Scene (1910)

Busy London street scene.

London Policeman

London Policeman (1914)

Great footage of crowds at London market stall being kept in order by a policeman.

Goodbye Piccadilly

Goodbye Piccadilly (1925)

Eros gets ready to be dismantled and moved while the Underground is built at Piccadilly.

London At Night

London At Night (1966)

Night scenes of London.

London Buskers  AKA London Street Scenes

London Buskers AKA London Street Scenes (1910)

Street scenes in London around Piccadilly - during tube strike or closure?

London's Famous Clubs & Cabarets - C.B. Cochran's Trocadero Cabaret

London's Famous Clubs & Cabarets - C.B. Cochran's Trocadero Cabaret "And So We Go On" (1928)

Fantastic film of a cabaret show - great dancing and great chorus girl outfits!

Snow In London

Snow In London (1955)

Stock shot material of London's best-known West End locations under snow.

The Fog Demon

The Fog Demon (1929)

Scenes in London when a fog has descended - parks, street scenes, Houses of Parliament, Big Bet etc.

Changing Face Of London

Changing Face Of London (1962)

An item about modern buildings in London and a country holiday for shire horses.

Cockneys To The Rescue

Cockneys To The Rescue (1956)

Pearly Kings and Queens at St. Mary-le-Bow in support of Lord Mayor's Bow Bells appeal.

Donkey Show AKA Costermongers' Cart Show

Donkey Show AKA Costermongers' Cart Show (1920)

Work horses and costermongers' carts are judged in contest in cobblestone square.

Emancipation Of Women

Emancipation Of Women (1890)

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

Father Christmas

Father Christmas (1914)

Father Christmas hands out presents to kids in Hackney.

National Kitchen AKA Poor Children Given Food At National Kitchen

National Kitchen AKA Poor Children Given Food At National Kitchen (1910)

Children and local dignitaries at a wartime soup kitchen in London.

Londres AKA London

Londres AKA London

Turn of the century shots of the heart of London.

Delivery Vehicles Leave Osram

Delivery Vehicles Leave Osram (1914)

Delivery vehicles drive out of Osram Lamps factory in London.

1914 Society

1914 Society (1914)

Montage of footage from 1914 plus section of German footage with commentary.

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.

London's Nocturne AKA London Nocturne

London's Nocturne AKA London Nocturne (1944)

A look at London in the moonlight.

At The Circus

At The Circus

Various circus acts at Crystal Palace - performing horses, stunt riders and clowns.

Children's Day At Olympia Beware - Other Items Share This Title

Children's Day At Olympia Beware - Other Items Share This Title

Children enjoying a Circus performance at Olympia.

The Street Cries Of Old London

The Street Cries Of Old London (1931)

Nice film about the 'prim primrose girls' who used to sing on the streets of London.

Film Actor's Daring Feat

Film Actor's Daring Feat (1910)

A film actor uses a rope to slide across from one building to another - London.

Queen Victoria At Garden Party

Queen Victoria At Garden Party

Queen Victoria arrives at a garden party to meet guests.

Hyde Park Corner 1896

Hyde Park Corner 1896 (1896)

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

Early Traffic Scenes

Early Traffic Scenes (1890)

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

Order Of St. John Of Jerusalem & Cuts

Order Of St. John Of Jerusalem & Cuts (1926)

Religious procession going through Clerkenwell.

Dicken's Birth Anniversary

Dicken's Birth Anniversary (1914)

People arriving at church to pay respect to Charles Dickens.

Dickens Anniversary

Dickens Anniversary (1920)

Party of elderly gents and women carry a wreath to the grave of Charles Dickens.

113th Dickens Anniversary

113th Dickens Anniversary (1925)

Charles Dickens' great grandson Peter lays flowers on occasion of writer's 113th anniversary.

Bloomsbury Issue Title Is Out And About

Bloomsbury Issue Title Is Out And About (1944)

Item about history of Bloomsbury, London + iron railings being torn down for war effort.

Dickens Fete

Dickens Fete (1914)

People in Victorian costume ride on stagecoach, followed by couples dancing in park or garden.

Eccentric Club

Eccentric Club (1920)

Members of the Eccentric Club; c.1920.

Homage To Dickens - Pilgrims At Westminster Abbey On The 107th Anniversary Of His Birth

Homage To Dickens - Pilgrims At Westminster Abbey On The 107th Anniversary Of His Birth (1919)

Pilgrims turn up at Westminster Abbey to pay homage to Charles Dickens.

National Kitchen - Stoke Newington

National Kitchen - Stoke Newington (1914)

Footage of kitchen in Stoke Newington that provides food for poor children.

The Great Crusade Reel 1

The Great Crusade Reel 1 (1937)

Fantastic film about new housing - slum dwellers are rehoused in nice suburban accommodation.

Abolish The Slums

Abolish The Slums (1929)

Neville Chamberlain lays foundation stone for block of flats which should begin to relieve problem of slum housing in Bethnal Green. London.

Queen Alexandra's Rose Day

Queen Alexandra's Rose Day (1914)

Queen Alexandra is presented with flowers on 'Rose Day'.

Soho Goes Gay

Soho Goes Gay (1955)

London's cosmopolitan quarter stages Soho Fair in truly continental sunshine.

Peter Paget

Peter Paget (1934)

Actor Peter Paget as Uriah Heep in a scene adapted from 'David Copperfield'