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[BLACKBURN ROVERS v WEST BROMWICH ALBION. AUTUMN 1898]
Date: 1898 Film Number: 649
 
Short film, taken from behind a goal, of a football match between Blackburn Rovers and West Bromwich Albion at Ewood Park on 24th September 1898,
 
 
 
FOOTBALL AT PRESTON
Date: c1900 Film Number: 255
 
Scenes at a football match in Preston, showing the spectators and the game. There is no score.
 
 
 
[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.
 
 
 
[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/
 
 
 
CHORLEY'S OWN CAVALCADE FILM MEMORIES
Date: 1913/22/24/26 Film Number: 4157
 
A record of local events in and around Chorley. Opens with the royal visit to the town in 1913, including shots of the royal motorcade and crowds beside the specially-erected stage. There follows action from a Lancashire Junior Cup Final football game (featuring the Chorley team) played at Bolton in 1922, with supporters travelling from the train station to the ground. Scenes at the opening of the war memorial in Astley Park in 1924 are followed by a catholic procession through the town on June 20th 1926 and a Walking Day featuring Church of England sunday schools on June 24th 1922. Ends with inter-titles about the 1924 East Ward Carnival but no subsequent footage of the event.
 
 
 
GARSTANG WHIT-MONDAY FANCY DRESS PARADE
Date: *1920 Film Number: 543
 
A procession of people in fancy dress, including a band, floats and tableaux. The procession passes by the football stadium.
 
 
 
LEIGH PICTORIAL NEWS
Date: 1920 Film Number: 572
 
Opens with shots of the Palace Cinema, Leigh; followed by brief and varied streetscenes; shots of Leigh Unemployed demonstration with marches and banners; a rugby football match - Leigh v Halifax at Mather Lane Leigh, shots of the crowd and game; pit head scenes at Bickershaws Colliery with groups of men and boys. 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/
 
 
 
LADIES INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL AT CARDIFF
Date: 1922 Film Number: 4908
 
Scenes from the opening match of the French Ladies' team tour versus Dick, Kerr's Ladies at Cardiff. Both teams pose in front of the camera and there are views of the action during the game.
 
 
 
THE CUP FINAL 1923 (BOLTON v WEST HAM)
Date: 1923 Film Number: 636
 
Opens with shots of an over-crowded stadium (Wembley); mounted police; and the crowd. Followed by shots of the match, which Bolton Wanderers win, 2-0. The King is seen presenting the cup to the winning team.
 
 
 
[FOOTBALL AT HYDE AND DENTON]
Date: 1925 Film Number: 42
 
The final of the Stansfield Cup; Godley Hill v Ashton Bros. Shots of the teams, and of the match being played. Hyde United v Denton Brotherhood playing at National Park, Denton. Shots of the teams, the match and the spectators.
 
 
 
[BILLY MEREDITH]
Date: 1925 Film Number: 721
 
The Manchester footballer, Billy Meredith, seen in a group shot before his benefit match at Maine Road, a Billy Meredith XI versus a combined Glasgow Rangers / Celtic side, on 29th April 1925. There is action from the game, plus shots of the crowd and stadium.
 
 
 
NORTH END v LIVERPOOL DIRECTORS ANNUAL BOWLING MATCH, WEDNESDAY JULY 13TH 1926
Date: 1926 Film Number: 130
 
Shots of the bowling match in Preston, followed by scenes of players enjoying some liquid refreshment, and generally fooling around in front of the clubhouse. [The preservation of this film was funded by a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund.]
 
 
 
ENGLISH CUP REPLAY NORTHEND v ROVERS THURSDAY JAN 14TH 1926
Date: 1926 Film Number: 263
 
Preston Northend at home against Blackburn Rovers - views of the stand and spectators, followed by scenes of the action. Blackburn won 4-1. (Image very faint due to deterioration of the original.) [The preservation of this film was funded by a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund.]
 
 
 
HELLO FOOTBALL 1926-1927! BURNLEY A.F.C.
Date: 1926/7 Film Number: 646
 
The film shows the 1926-7 season team of Burnley F.C. at practice - running, stepping, sprinting, mock fighting, etc. Includes shots of the goalkeeper and the mascot dog as it plays with the ball.
 
 
 
CROMPTON CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS
Date: 1927 Film Number: 70
 
Samuel Crompton's centenary celebrations in Bolton. Shots of Crompton's birth place, and his original spinning machine. A tree planting ceremony by representatives of 15 countries. A procession to the Crompton Monument, and placing of wreaths there. A procession of children at Burnden Stadium. [The preservation of this film was funded by a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund.]
 
 
 
WORK AND PLAY
Date: 1928 Film Number: 198
 
A CWS publicity film showing how the Co-op looks after its employees - a variety of indoor and outdoor sports are shown at the new Manchester sports ground in Moston, such as swimming, hockey, tennis, cricket, football, bowling, gymnastics and boxing. There is a fire drill at a factory; a horticultural show; a magazine for employees called "Ourselves", and a welfare supervisor in each factory. [The preservation of this film was funded by a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund.]
 
 
 
[FANCY DRESS PARADE]
Date: *1928 Film Number: 1192
 
Footage of a fancy dress parade in a field and a procession through Garstang town centre. Also a boys football team line up and the captains shake hands before the match begins, followed by footage of the match itself. A family playing in a backyard, streetscenes and further footage of a procession past the Royal Oak Hotel. [The preservation of this film was funded by a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund.]
 
 
 
[FISHER FAMILY 2]
Date: 1928/29 Film Number: 750
 
Family scenes - children playing football; on the beach; tennis in the grounds of Fulshaw Hall, Wilmslow.
 
 
 
[GAUMONT GRAPHIC NORTH WEST NEWSREEL HIGHLIGHTS]
Date: *1929 Film Number: 38
 
Oldham's May Queen crowned. Holcombe Hunt point-to-point meeting. Motor bike race on Barrow beach. Wigan Carnival. Opening of Wythenshawe Aerodrome. Stockport Carnival. Lancashire Fusiliers at Bury. Commemoration of Bleriot, including footage from 1909 Channel crossing. Submarines for Chile launched at Barrow-in-Furness. Enthronement of Lord Bishop at Manchester Cathedral. Football match - Blackburn v Bolton. A meet of the Cheshire Hunt on Nantwich Square. Sailors visit Manchester.
 
 
 
CUCKOO LAND PAGEANT AT STANLEY PARK, LIVERPOOL
Date: 1929 Film Number: 170
 
A pageant to celebrate the presentation of a floral clock, statues and ornaments to the children's garden by George Audley. The clock is shown and the audience for the pageant, which consists mostly of dancing children representing the hours. Other performers include people in costume variously dancing and capering, one theme being Captain Hook, as a statue of Peter Pan is featured. The Mayor and George Audley make speeches and the floral clock is featured again.
 
 
 
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