NELSON (1918)

Nelson, also cited as Nelson: The Story of England's Immortal Naval Hero, is a 1918 British historical film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Donald Calthrop, Malvina Longfellow and Ivy Close.

To rally British citizens during the First World War, this biopic of Horatio Nelson boasts some impressive battle scenes, with Littlehampton used for filming one skirmish  'The storming of the Mole at Teneriffe' 

You can watch the whole film for free on the BFI Player, but alas there is no musical accompaniment with it. If you wish to just see the Littlehampton footage (about 2 minutes long), jump to 1 hour 7 mins 28 secs.

And have a look at the wonderful film poster!

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