Detail

Title ID 3106Collection ID225
TitleFire in Their Eyes
Date[ca. 1937]; 1968; [ca. 1978]
CollectionHaywards Heath Cine Society pt1
Genre/TypeAmateurNon-fiction
ThemeWartime And Military Working Life
KeywordsChristmas Cultural Heritage Exhibitions Fire Services Labour Motor Vehicles Parades Workers
Location
LocalArdingly Cooksbridge Haywards Heath Moreton-in-Marsh
RegionalEast Sussex Gloucestershire West Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionE.V.B. Presents
CameraSid Horton (ca. 1937 footage)
NarratorE.V. Brown
FormatStandard 8mm Mixed Colour and Black & White Sound
Duration22 min. 10 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

Archive footage of the Haywards Heath Fire Brigade just prior to the Second World War is followed by images of vintage fire engines and of fire service demonstrations at Expo Sussex '68; an Open Day at Haywards Heath Fire Station in the 1970s; local fires; and the International Fire Training Centre in Gloucestershire.

Contextual information

The film-maker went on to become a founding member of the Haywards Heath Cine Society.