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Catford Area in 1916
Catford Film Studios based at Southend Hall had begun in 1914, in 1916 2 silent films were made there Tom Brown's Schooldays and The Man Who Bought London. The Man Who Bought London was the first film based on Edgar Wallace fiction.
Below are a couple of BFI local Films for 1916
Lewisham's Pride 1916
A Pathe film of the 20th London returning in 1916 from the Battle of Loos with a captured Enemy Gun and parading it through the streets of Lewisham.
The Obelisk Dinning Rooms, seen in the film was at 2 Loampit Hill, Lewisham.
Rev Edward Noel Mellish VC
A Pathe film of Victoria Cross winner Rev. Edward Noel Mellish returns to Deptford where he is given a hero's welcome.