1. ABC Alton
BBC South item from the early 1960s, including footage of the towns two large breweries
BBC South; 1962; B/W; silent
2. Plaster of Paris
Extract from an early silent film showing Sir Henry Gauvain treating a young patient at Lord Mayor Treloar Hospital, Alton.
Film maker unknown; c1913; B/W; silent
3. Light Clinic
Patients undergoing heliotherapy at Treloars.
Film maker unknown; 1928; B/W silent
4. A Great Work, part two
A silent film depicting activities at Lord Mayor Treloar College and Hospital in 1923, including rare footage of founder Sir William Treloar.
Pathe Freres; 1923; B/W; silent
5. Jenks visit to Treloars
Lord Jenks, Lord Mayor of London, visits the hospital in 1932.
Mrs D Campbell & W Craven-Ellis; 1932; B/W; Silent
6. Alton in the 1930s
Amateur footage of events in the town, including glimpses of the 1937 Coronation celebrations.
Marjorie Glasspool; 1936-39; B/W; silent
7. D-Day preparations in Hampshire
An Alton street is pictured in May 1944
Army Film Unit; 1944; B/W; silent
8. A Job Well Done
A short childrens documentary about Lord Mayor Treloar Hospital, made for cinema release.
Gaumont British Instructional; 1944; B/W; sound
9. Point to Point
Amateur footage of horse racing at Bentley.
Rev D Gill; c1950; B/W; silent
10. Bordon Flyer
Footage of the M7 class 0-4-4T locomotive 30027, serving the branch line between Bentley and Bordon.
Mrs R A Rendell; c1966; Colour; silent
11. Last day of services on the Winchester to Alton branch
4 February 1973 marked the last day of service for the original Watercress Line.
Les White; 1973; Colour; silent
12. Re-opening of the Watercress Line
The first steam train moves on the re-opened line, on 30 April 1977.
Les White; 1977; Colour; silent
13. The Mid-Hants Railway Summer 1981
Extract from a short documentary depicting steam-driven services on the restored Watercress Line.
Paul Fabricious; 1981; Colour; sound