1. A Question of Defence
Short documentary charting the development of Portsmouth as a strategic defensive town and naval port.
Royal College of Art; 1969; B/W; sound
2. Masonic Procession
Early footage of Freemasons processing along Fawcett Road to the site of St Matthews Church, Southsea, on 21 May 1902.
Alfred J West; 1902; B/W; silent
3. Our Navy and Our Army
Military and naval exercises at Portsmouth, fílmed by pioneer cinematographer Alfred J West, 1897-1900.
Alfred J West; 1897-1900; B/W; silent]
4. Field Gun Run
Early footage from Wests Our Navy series, depicting a Royal Navy field gun run.
Alfred J West; cl900; B/W; silent
5. Russo-Japanese War Programme
Taken by West, this footage of Royal Navy exercises in North Harbour formed part of a fake Newsreel in 1905.
Alfred J West; cl905; B/W; silent
6. The Southsea Review (extracts)
Local events captured in 1938, by Portsmouth Cine Club members.
Portsmouth Cine Club; 1938; B/W; silent
7. John Pounds Workshop
A silent film recalling the philanthropic cobbler, made by Portsmouth Cine Club to mark his death in 1839.
Portsmouth Cine Club; 1939; B/W; silent
8. History of Portsmouth (extracts)
Silent colour footage from the PIMCO publicity department, featuring many Portsmouth landmarks lost during World War Two bombing raids.
PIMCO; cl937; Colour; silent