Sunday, 16 February 2014

The BFI have uploaded the London bus extract from Bridge of Song which complements the River Trent lock extract on the waterways video.

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Up and coming film shows at Kidderminster Railway Museum

Saturday April 13th
Railways Remembered with Rob Foxon
Mallard and the Record Breakers

Rob will be showing some more of his extensive library of 16mm cine films with the theme of speed.  The films and subjects will include the Cheltenham Flyer, the LNER Silver Jubilee, the German record-breaker for steam and speed, the Coronation Scot, the world record for speed made by Mallard in July 1938, and then the development of high speed rail travel including the Advanced Passenger Train.  The show starts at 7.30pm and finishes about 10pm.


Saturday May 3rd

A Day of Classic Transport Films with Keith Bullock
We are running 21 films during the course of the day and evening to a set programme, including many from the British Transport Film Archive and many rarely seen films. There will be five shows during the day, each one lasting approximately one hour
and one show during the evening lasting two and half hours with an interval. All films are 16mm and shown through a traditional projector onto our ten foot screen. You can choose which of the films you want to come and see - all of them if you are really keen! The shows are as below

11.00am -12.00 midday - Aspects of railway history
Work in progress (1951)
Around the clock (1945)
The time of their lives (1950)

12.30pm – 1.30pm – Railway operations and people
Farmer moving south (1952)
This is York (1953)
The third Sam (1962)

2.00pm – 3.00pm – Weather and railways
Floods in the north (1948)
Snowdrift at Bleath Gill (1955)
602 must go through (1952)

3.30pm – 4.30pm – Road, Water and Trams
Omnibus for all (1963)
Broad waterways (1959)
London Transport Cine Gazette 12
(the elephant will never forget) (1953)

5.00 – 6.00 – Railway operations and trains
Elizabethan Express (1954)
Fully fitted freight (1957)
Lets go to Birmingham (1962)

7.30pm – 10.15pm – a general mix of transport films
London Transport Cine Gazette No 5 (1950)
Ocean Terminal (1952)
St Pancras re-laying (1947)
30 million acres (1947)
The Phoenix works (1950)
Under the River (1959)

Daytime shows - £2.50  (for each show)
    £2.00 for SVR members (please bring card)
Daytime five-show ticket - £7.50  (five for the price of three)
    £6.00 for SVR members (please bring card)
Evening show - £5.00
  £4.50 for SVR members (please  bring card)