West's 'Our Navy'

Contemporary Reviews


David Clover

Wherever the "Our Navy" films were shown, they were received with great enthusiasm. Alfred West was a tireless publicist, and there are very many contemporary accounts in newspapers up and down the country. Here are transcriptions of just a few:

The Optical Magic Lantern Magazine

December 1890

December 1893

March 1894

December 1895

October 1898

November 1898

December 1898

November 1899

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Alfred John West, FRGS

Above: Photo - Pioneers of the British Film, John Barnes, Bishopsgate Press, 1983,  ISBN 1-85219-012-4