West's 'Our Navy'

A.J.West - Film Pioneer

David Clover


Downloadable Documents

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Other documents in HTML format

Events and Talks

  • 5th June 2005 - 'Artists at Sea'
    (including illustrated talk about A J West and showing of surviving films)
    Given at National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
  • 14 May 2011 - Oxford Naval Symposium, St Anne's College, Oxford
    (including talk and showing of film with special music composed by Charles Mauleverer)

External Links

  • The Magic Screen A 2015 history of the Regent Street Cinema including a summary of Alfred West's work on page 118 and other references through the text (ISBN 978-0-9576124-6-4)
  • Who's Who of Victorian Cinema
  • University of Montreal - Account of Cruise of HMS Ophir "Montreal Daily Star, May 3, 1902, p. 21 Quotes: "In the experience of the Ophir I thought that the monument erected at Ottawa to our late beloved Queen, and unveiled by His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, would certainly be respected, but the storm of jeers The final pictures of the cruise, showing the return home and the Royal children going to meet their parents, and the final picture of His Majesty, the orchestra playing the National Anthem, brought things to a climax."
  • Harry Ransom Research Centre (Some prints catalogued)
  • The 20 Raters (photographs by G. West and Son)