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The Fatal Shot
An amateur fiction film in which smugglers kidnap a young girl and shoot her dead when she tries to escape from their seafront cave.
Chilham (A Kentish Village)
An amateur film with intertitles which lovingly records the historic village of Chilham. The film includes images of the Tudor buildings and narrow cobbled streets, Chilham Church and Chilham Mill on the banks of the River Stour.
Kidnapped. Black Feet Indians
Young people produce and star in two amateur fiction films ~Kidnapped~ and ~Black Feet Indians~. Both films are titled - the first also contains intertitles.
[Recruits; Boat Club]
Amateur footage of pupils from Canford School in Dorset undertaking extra-curricular activities. The boys are briefly filmed rowing on the River Stour and performing drills as a small regiment in the school's grounds.
Drill Do's and Dont's
An amusing amateur training film with intertitles which analyses the merit of the drills being undertaken by Canford School Contingent, OTC Demonstration Platoon. The film was photographed by two of the cadets, and was most probably screened to their peers at a later date.
A Filmic Review No: 1
|Date||[1934 - 1935?]||ID||1114|
A compilation of amateur material which includes footage of some of London's famous landmarks, such as Trafalgar Square and Piccadilly Circus, the floats being paraded at Birchington Carnival, Beaulieu Abbey, Cobham's Air Display, Margate's seafront in the height of summer, and Land's End.
Lenham (A Kentish Village)
This amateur film with intertitles tours the quiet rural village of Lenham, highlighting its historical landmarks.
Oâ Famous Kent
The Kentish village of Chilham and its surrounding countryside is captured in this atmospheric film from the Barnes Brothers. Farmworkers are filmed at work in the fields, ploughing the land and collecting the potato harvest; a thatcher works on a roof; a picturesque Tudor village stands quietly; animals graze; and a gentle river meanders by.
A Filmic Review No. 2
|Date||1934 - 1935||ID||1137|
A compilation of amateur material which includes footage of The Queen Mary in dock at Southampton prior to her maiden voyage, several boxing matches, a cruise down a river, animals at London Zoo, Corfe Castle, and a vast flotilla of Naval ships at Spithead being reviewed by King George V to mark his Silver Jubilee.
The Wheat Harvest
This amateur film with intertitles records the harvesting of wheat, tracing its journey from the field to the mill.
[Intake; Marching Recruits]
The teenage boys of the Canford School army regiment parade through the school's extensive grounds, before taking the inspection. This is followed by speeches, prizegiving, and a bareback horseriding display.
Two pupils of Canford School record events at the public school in Dorset, including sporting events and a fire, as well as images of the surrounding area.
Amateur film-makers capture images of Paris's iconic buildings and streets during their holiday to Paris in the 1930s. Footage includes views of the city from the top of the Eiffel Tower, and exterior shots Notre Dame and Sacre-Coeur.
In the Garden of England
A filmic homage to Kent's agricultural countryside and to the farmers and labourers who work the land throughout the year.
With the Gypsies in Kent
The nomadic lifestyle of a Roma family is documented in this film as they travel in and around Canterbury during the harvesting season.
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