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 1. Continued. Check copyright on film clips.
01:02:34 High angle shot of beach. There are rowing boats, beach huts and deck chairs on the beach. Women in long skirts and man climb into one of the rowing boats.
01:02:50 Switchback railway / early roller coaster. The carriage comes towards the camera. The passengers get off, some of them looking slightly shaken.
01:03:07 A fairground ride goes round and round while people mill in the foreground. People sit in large swings which are pulled on ropes. People ride on odd amusement contraption - there is a thin track and small vehicles carry them round. People enjoy a merry-go-round.
01:03:37 Women acrobatic dancers on stage set. They are carried on their colleagues' shoulders and appear to be standing on their heads.
01:03:52 Man operating early cinematograph machine. C/U film moving through apparatus. Man turning handle to keep the machine turning. C/U machine wheel turning.
01:04:01 Clip from early films. Edison's - The Forge. Street scene New York, United States of America horse drawn tram goes past camera (all the writing is reversed). Scene from early drama "Fireman save My Child". Woman implores firemen to rescue her child from a burning building. A fireman walks out holding the baby. The mother walks towards the camera holding the child looking overjoyed. C/U part of the cinematograph machine. C/U part of the machine turning.