Lewisham in 1916

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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.

Wikipedia pages for http://www.screenonline.org.uk/film/id/575267/ and The Man Who Bought London

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.


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