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Collection Haywards Heath Cine Society / Mr Church

Summary

The film maker Mr D. J. Church was a founder member of the Haywards Heath Cine Society and became Vice Chairman and then Chairman during the 1950s. Mr Church's collection includes family home movies and holiday films as well as events around Sussex.

Collection ID229Reference codeWS 000928 / 1
TitleHaywards Heath Cine Society / Mr Church
Dates1930s -1965
ProductionMr. D.J. Church
MaterialsFILM 16mm 9.5mm Film Equipment Ephemera Standard 8mm
Access statusCopyright and access restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Description

The film-maker Mr Church was a founder member of the Haywards Heath Cine Society and became Vice Chairman from 1954 to 1958 and Chairman from 1957 to 1958. Mr and Mrs Church contributed a film to the first public film show held by the society in 1949 (as listed in the event's souvenir programme). Mr Church filmed time spent with the OTS (Officer Training School) in the 1930s and in India in 1941. After the war, he also captured his holidays to Cornwall and Scotland with his wife as well as activities around the Sussex countryside. Notably Mr Church captured festivities in his home town in colour during Horley Coronation Fete in 1953. As an Engineer, Mr Church also filmed activities at the Plant Department of William F. Rees civil engineering company.

Films in this collection:

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