BFI - Edwardian Summer, 3 Old Leeds Films

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Postby Jogon » Sun 18 Aug, 2013 1:59 am

Sorry I cannot give a link.
I was watching these on someone else's TV which has an online facility.

On BFI ?tv, there's a section called Edwardian Summer.

This has a selection of films from around the north, but of interest here are

ARMLEY & WORTLEY CARNIVAL 1904

HUNSLET CARNIVAL & GALA 1904

LEEDS LIFEBOAT PROCESSION AND SPORTS AT ROUNDHAY PARK 1902

I think the first two are shorts / 3+ mins but the lifeboat one is about 18 mins.

If anyone can give a link that'd help.
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Postby uncle mick » Sun 18 Aug, 2013 11:28 am

Some info here http://tinyurl.com/lyq3xqr

"Including unique content from film pioneers Mitchell and Kenyon, the footage will be available only on an app for certain Samsung internet-connected televisions". Angry
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Postby Jogon » Sun 18 Aug, 2013 4:20 pm

Just checked and it was, is an internet connected Samsung Smart TV which has "BFI Player".

Oh well..

If there are any SL Samsung Smart TV enabled readers, get the kettle on and I'll bring the buns.

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Postby Hats Off » Sun 18 Aug, 2013 7:14 pm

Thanks for the heads up, just watched the three Leeds films, they were mostly just processions with very little of Leeds to be seen. The best one was the lifeboats at Roundhay park, two full sized lifeboats with crews rowing on the lake with people diving off the top of the boats into the water, no health & safety then.

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Postby simong » Sun 18 Aug, 2013 7:40 pm

The BFI also have a YouTube channel with a lot of films on, including several from Leeds from the same period although I can't find those three. If you have Virgin TV you should be able to find them on the YouTube channel (198 on Tivo last time I looked, and somewhere in the menu in the V+ boxes).


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