1. ABC Gosport
BBC South item with commentary by John Arlott.
BBC South; 1963; B/W; sound
2. Camper & Nicholson yard, c1900
Rare early footage depicting the launch of an ocean yacht.
Film maker unknown; c1900; B/W; silent
3. Laying of the Foundation Stone of Gosport War Memorial Hospital
Earl Haig carries out the ceremony on 3 July 1921, and visits the Gosport branch of the British Legion.
Film maker unknown; 1921; B/W silent
4. Opening Ceremony of Gosport War Memorial Hospital
Local MP Sir John Davidson opens the hospital on 28 April 1923.
McDowells Commercial Films Ltd.; 1923; B/W; silent
5. Newsreel 1936
Events included in this amateur local newsreel are the launch of Tommy Sopwiths Endeavour II yacht, a British win at the International Model Yacht Races, and the 1936 Gosport Carnival.
C A Russell & Ken Craigie; 1936; B/W; silent
6. 1937 Coronation
Amateur film of the Coronation procession in Gosport.
C A Russell & Ken Craigie; 1937; B/W; silent
Footage of soldiers on the Army firing gange, taken at the start of World War Two.
Film maker unknown; c1939; B/W; sSilent
8. D-Day preparations in Hampshire
Scenes showing Gosports role in Operation Overlord, including military exercises at Stokes Bay and the unloading of injured soldiers after the invasion, at Elson Hardway.
Army Film Unit; 1944; B/W; silent
9. Lee White Laundry
Advertising film featuring Lee White Laundry at Lee-on-Solent, made for a trade fair in 1948.
Eric Stewart; 1948; B/W; silent
1. Gods Port our Haven
Commissioned by Gosport Borough Council to show the area during a time of change and redevelopment.
Gosport Borough Council; 1959; Colour; silent
2. Camdentown Redevelopment
Housing improvements during the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Gosport Borough Council; 1968-1972; Colour; silent
3. Lee Tower
The entertainment centre at Lee-on-Solent, just prior to demolition in 1971.
Gosport Borough Council; 1971; Colour silent
4. Lee-on-Slent 1934
Amateur film of people sea bathing, and the arrival of a seaplane at the Naval Air Station (HMS Daedalus).
Dr. G H Johnson; 1934; B/W; silent
5. Coronation Events in Portsmouth 1953
Extract showing aircraft massing at Lee-on-Solent Air Station (HMS Daedalus) for the Naval Review fly-past at Spithead in 1953.
Portsmouth Cine Club; 1953; Colour; silent
6. PIMCO Building Works
Extract showing the opening of the Co-Op grocery store in Lee-on-Solent, 14 August 1935.
PIMCO; 1935; B/W; silent
7. Streater film
Amateur footage of Brockhurst Road in 1939, the Streater family building an Anderson Shelter in their back garden at 53, Heaton Road, and aircraft at Grange Airfield (now HMS Sultan).
Mr Streater; l939; B/W; silent
8. Peskett films
Amateur footage of the Gosport Floating Bridge on the Portsmouth side, in the late 1940s.
A Peskett; 1940s; B/W; silent
9. Working Cutler
Amateur film of Mr D A Roper of Gosport sharpening scissors on his mobile cutlers cart in the 1970s.
V E Cleife; 1970s; Colour; silent