Share your knowledge and memories with the community. Whether you recognise a street, know what year a film was made, or can provide more context about the events taking place, your contributions can help enrich London’s moving image history for everyone. Here we’ve highlighted a selection of films that we need your help with – but you can also add information to any film, just look for the  icon. 


Locations Unknown

These titles feature lost or forgotten places that have us stumped. Help by watching the films and discovering the hidden locations.

The Undateables

Lost in the sands of time can you be the key to solving the riddle of when these films took place?

Another Dimension

Can you provide greater depth to the experience by adding a description or more context to these films? Your contribution will make London's collections more searchable and enjoyable for all!


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Bexley Local Studies & Archive Centre

The BLSAC houses a wide and varied film collection, currently consisting of around 160 films, that were made by both professional and amateur film makers. The oldest film in the collection was made by an early cinematographer, Harry Pease, in 1912, which features the opening ceremony of the Bexleyheath Clock Tower. The newest film is an animation made by Bexley school children on the life of Charlton Athletics' goalkeeping legend, Sam Bartram. The film collection covers all aspects of life in Bexley from official information films made during the Second World War to films on local politics, celebrations, school…

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