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[WWI Royal Flying Corps Training Film]
Part of a First World War era training film for the Royal Flying Corps. Showing how the British forces could gain tactical advantage through concealment of ground troops and the use of air reconnaissance.
The SS Mango at Selsey
|Date||[ca. 1920s - early 1930s]||ID||8164|
This film appears to be a compilation of fragments and outtakes. Scenes include: men sitting on deckchairs on a beach; views of a stormy coastline at Bognor; boats at sea; a bi-plane landing; a man leaving a cricket pavilion; a series of intertitles documenting both a Scouting event and the SS Mango at Bognor but without the related footage.
A compilation of very short shots that include a view of an approaching steam locomotive from a railway bridge, a shot of the sky; a group of men [Naval seamen in dress uniforms?] in a field at a distance from the camera - one with a pick-axe digging (?); closing with a bi-plane flying over head.
A series of shots showing an open deck ferry at Southampton, approaching to dock to allow vehicles to disembark. On the ferry are several men on bicycles and foot passengers. The film then shows a De Havilland DH60X Moth aircraft [G-EBVC?] on the water with a naval vessel behind, followed by a view of the dockside. The film is somewhat murky.
[Marrakech; Flight to Rabat]
Amateur film-maker, and airline pilot, Captain William Armstrong records a trip to Marrakech. He films images of other White-European travellers taking tea in the garden of their hotel, of the city's walls, and of an elderly local man carving wood. There is also footage of the coastline, the sea and settlements taken during a flight to Rabat.
[Flight; Seville; Rabat]
Amateur film-maker and airline pilot Captain William Armstrong records aerial images of farmland, settlements, rivers and mountains during a flight in a biplane.
[Aerial Views and Local Scenes of Marrakech]
Amateur footage of a trip to Marrakech taken by airline pilot Captain William Armstrong.
[Garden Fete at Broughton House]
|Date||30 June 1926||ID||866|
A traditional English garden fete takes place in the grounds of Broughton House near Sevenoaks. This professional film with intertitles focuses much of its attention on the local people who attended the event.
|Date||1927 - 1935||ID||1021|
A compilation of scenes and events filmed in Broadstairs from 1927 to 1935, including the Broadstairs 'Water Sports' gala in 1927, Uncle Mack's Minstrels on stage, a fishing competition, and a trip to the North Goodwin light ship.
[Boat from Italy; Pyramids; Air Show; Picnic]
White-European travellers depart from Italy by sea, playing deck games as their journey gets underway. During his trip to Egypt the film-maker climbs one of the Pyramids, filming a panoramic shot from its zenith. Elsewhere, biplanes perform displays in tight formation. The film ends with footage of a multi-generational picnic.
Bognor Regis Review
|Date||1929; [ca. 1930s]||ID||3167|
A compilation of local news in and around Bognor Regis. The items have been edited together at a later date; intertitles, some animated, introduce each item.
[Brooklands 30,000 Mile Trial; Vickers N230 Biplane]
|Date||July 1929; August 1929 [?]||ID||10648|
This film shows Violette (Violet) Cordery relaxing before her time-trial attempt (with sister Evelyn). This is followed by film of a bi-plane (Vickers Vilderbeast N230) at Brooklands. Scenes follow of the time trial of the Invicta car.
At Home and Holiday Scenes
This film mixes home movies taken in and around Brighton and Hove, showing Tanner family life and local points of interest, along with landscape holiday footage from Naples and Monte Carlo.
The Poetry of Motion. Exquisites of the Insect World. Old East Sussex. [Hop-picking]
A compilation of four films made by an amateur film-maker. The films' subject matters include motion which is both man-made and of nature, butterflies, historic East Sussex locales and hop-picking.
[The Kent Messenger Newsreel]
A three part compilation showing Pilot Sir Alan Cobham preparing for his flight in a Shorts Bristol Seaplane to the Belgian Congo. Scenes from the Thanet Air Race Cup, and crowds gathering at Mote Park in Maidstone to see the “Kent Messenger” Ford car presented to Mr W.H. Frost by the Mayor. The online video includes an audio commentary by Dr Frank Gray.
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