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Collection B. C. Suter

Summary

An eclectic collection of films by amateur film-maker Barrett C. Suter from the 1950s to the 1990s. Suter had a strong interest in film, television and local history, before taking up film making as hobby. The collection includes items filmed in CinemaScope taken at the Amberley Working Museum, creating an extended documentary on the life of the museum.

Collection ID876Reference codeSE 070321
TitleB. C. Suter
Dates1950s - 1990s
ProductionB. C. Suter
MaterialsFILM Super 8mm 9.5mm Standard 8mm AUDIO
Access statusContact Screen Archive South East for details

Description

An eclectic collection of films by amateur film-maker Barrett C. Suter from the 1950s to the 1990s. Suter had a strong interest in film, television and local history, before taking up film making as hobby.

Suter captured many of his films with a CinemaScope aspect ratio (2.35:1) as well as in a more standard 4:3 ratio. Many of the former, where taken at Amberley Working Museum for an extended documentary on the life of the museum and its exhibits. Suter also captured traction engine rallies and locomotives on the Bluebell Railway; Midhurst Railway lines; the Volk's Electric Railway on Brighton Seafront; the West Pier; the promenade in Brighton; and short films of the family dog.

Films in this collection:

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