Detail

Title ID 10784Collection ID1473
TitleMovies and Memories: Littlehampton [archive footage with music]
Date11 June 2013
CollectionMovies and Memories West Sussex - Project films
Genre/TypeProfessionalScreen Archive South EastNon-fictionCommunity
ThemeSeaside
KeywordsBeaches Boats Children Fairgrounds Leisure Time Activities Parades Seaside Resorts Bridges
Location
LocalLittlehampton
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionScreen Archive South East
Funding bodyHeritage Lottery Fund
FormatMixed Colour and Black & White Sound
Duration00:08:54
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

A compilation of archive films from the Screen Archive South East collection and set to music composed for the archive. This compilation shows scenes from the Sussex seaside town of Littlehampton.

Description

This compilation features various images from three films in the Screen Archive South East collection. These films, made in the 1930s to the 1960s feature local scenes and seaside attractions in the town. The compilation includes:

Littlehampton sea front activities in the early 1930s, including boating on the sea front 3680 - Speed Boats Littlehampton (1931-1933) - Charles Swain

Model yacht races held on Oyster Pond 3680 - Speed Boats Littlehampton (1931-1933) - Charles Swain

Children riding on ponies with the Butlins "Big Dipper" roller coaster in the background 3680 - Speed Boats Littlehampton (1931-1933) - Charles Swain

1950s scenes on the promenade including a group of nuns, crowds on the beach, Butlin's Amusement Park and fairground rides - [contact the archive for details about this film]

1960s colour footage of the seafront, harbour and carnival parade 4429 - [Littlehampton & Rustington] (1961) - Robert Currie

Littlehampton swing bridge in action 4429 - [Littlehampton & Rustington] (1961) - Robert Currie

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