Title ID 2722Collection ID310
Title[Surrounding Arundel]
Date[ca. 1972]
CollectionPauline Carder
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionAlbum/Journal
KeywordsAnimals Beaches Domestic Gardens Lakes Landscape Play Rivers Seasons Swimming
LocalGoodwood Climping Arundel Ford Storrington Lower Beeding
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionPauline Carder
CameraPauline Carder
FormatColour Silent
Duration16min. 13sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


A compilation of amateur material featuring a number of people known to the film-maker. Set in and around Arundel, the film captures kite flying at Goodwood, visits to Tortington Park,Swanbourne Lake, Leonardslee and Parham as well as the beach at Climping in winter and the River Adur.


The film opens with two women and a young girl flying a kite on the downs at Goodwood. Pigs and piglets are seen briefly at a farm near Climping intersected by shots of a dog on Climping beach. Swans on the River Arun, between the A27 bridge and Gasworks Lane. A man and a woman walk along Ford Road into Tortington Park; a panoramic view of the park follows which shows the main school building. Girls play in an outdoor swimming pool; farm animals at Luckings Farm. A man and woman stand on a bridge over Swanbourne Lake, followed by shots of the lake and surrounding countryside. Views of the countryside from the road to Houghton. At Parham House two men and a woman walk in the garden; shots of the house. Close-up shots of flowers at Leonardslee follow, including shots of the gardens and wallabies. View of Arundel Castle from Tortington Woods as two women walk with dogs. Scene from a private garden with a man and woman and dogs. Frozen groyne at Climping; woman walks on frozen beach. Part-frozen River Arundel with pleasure boats moored. Road and finger post: "Climping only" & "Bailiff Court". The film concludes with dogs on the bank of the River Arun and a very brief shot of a private garden.