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Prominent British architect Joseph Emberton filmed his family and travels during the 1930s and early 1950s. The collection includes family life at their Surrey home and holidays abroad as well as glimpses of Emberton's modernist style architecture.
Kent Publicity Films
The archive holds a range of films advertising the county of Kent and its seaside resorts, dating from the 1930s to the early 1980s.
The Wistrand Family Collection, filmed by Swedish diplomat Tor H. Wistrand and his wife date from the 1930s to the 1950s, charting their travels to the Far East, the United States of America, and Sweden.
This collection of 29 films by Francis Henry Newman and family, includes family activities, local scenes and Church activities from Otford in the 1930s. There are also holidays and a tour around India in the 1940s and 1950s. The collection also includes film of VE Day, shot by an American in London in 1945.
David R. Durant Films
A collection of family films by Sussex based amateur film-maker David R. Durant. They include family holidays across Sussex, the West Country, Wales, Germany and France in the 1970s to early 1980s. The Sussex based collection also shows the wreck of Athena B on Brighton Beach and Durant's family at Chessington Zoo in the late 1970s. A series of transport films includes a car rally and several local air shows and displays.
Chilvers Family [?]
A collection of family films from the 1950s and 1960s, showing sporting activities including rugby matches at Hurstpierpoint rugby club, a cricket match and horse racing. Other scenes include Hurstpierpoint boys' school and family scenes of outings to the beach. Details about the history of the film-maker and his collection are currently very limited.
Bognor Regis Film Society / Guermonprez
This collection comprises over 50 films offering a unique portrait of life in Bognor in the 1920s and 1930s by Harry Guermonprez, co-founder of the Bognor Regis Film Society.
A collection of pre and post-war films made by Philip L. Gordon at the family home near Cross-in-Hand, East Sussex. The collection includes films of the family in the garden, attending various family events, on outings and holidays across the South East, in Switzerland and France, and helping out at a local farm.
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