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|Date||1946 - 1947||ID||2402|
Amateur film-maker and I.E.M.E. (Indian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers) soldier (?) D. J. Church records footage of his stationing in India. Images include various street scenes, sports events, tanks at the British Military Training Centre at Quetta, and the regiment's return trip to England via the Suez Canal. The film-maker went on to become a founding member of the Haywards Heath Cine Society.
[Visits to Japan, China and Egypt]
|Date||December 1949; April 1951; May 1953||ID||1435|
Three trips to Japan are recorded in this film,as well as travels in Hong Kong and Egypt. It features footage of many different parts of Japan, including Sagami Bay and Enoshima Island, Tokyo, the temples and shrines of Kyoto, Kamakura and Nara, and the hot spring resorts of Miyanoshita, Atami and Jozankei. The footage of Hong Kong features Kowloon and the surrounding rural areas and in Egypt a trip to Cairo and the pyramids is filmed.
Coronation Celebrations in Singapore
Colour amateur footage showing highlights from the parades and celebrations in Singapore to mark the Coronation of HM Queen Elizabeth II as monarch of the British Empire and Commonwealth.
[Family Holiday in Asia]
Lengthy home movie footage of a motoring holiday through Asia. The film-maker records their travels, filming the holidaymakers relaxing in the grounds of their hotels, swimming and playing golf, driving through the Indonesian countryside, and going on excursions to beaches and a nature reserve.
Christmas in Korea
An amateur filmic record of the Royal Sussex Regiment on duty in Korea. The troops are filmed on exercise in the snowy landscape, and celebrating Christmas in the barracks. The Regiment was sent to Korea in July 1956 as the last British unit in the Commonwealth Contingent under the command of the United States Army.
Various scenes showing a dockyard and factory in Japan, filmed by Ernest Shippam in the 1950s. Workers pose for the camera on the dockside as they unload cargo from a boat. Scenes cut to an airfield where a plane is being refuelled, before the film-maker visits a Church and later, a busy shopping district to capture street scenes showing people dressed in western clothing and traditional Japanese Kimonos, going about their everyday lives.
[Recruiting for the Royal Sussex Regiment]
A short recruitment film encouraging men to join the Royal Sussex Regiment.
Trip to Japan: Flight over North Pole; Hokkaido]
Various scenes filmed by Ernest Shippam during a trip to Japan in the 1950s, capturing aerial views of the Arctic from a plane and scenes of a group of Japanese men and women on a business trip to a lakeside lodge. The film closes with panoramic landscape views and portraits of several of the men and women with the landscape in the background
In Search of Security [USIS]
|Date||[ca. 1960s - 1970s ?]||ID||7060|
Vietnamese and Highland Tribes who have been displaced are seen in temporary camps and new settlements, building and making new lives.
BBC Panorama Programme
|Date||[ca. early 1960s?]||ID||8681|
A Christmas episode of BBC Panorama which includes a feature on the Pestalozzi village at Sedlescombe in East Sussex. The presenter, Richard Dimbleby, visits the village where he meets Pestalozzi staff and students who are preparing for their Christmas production.
Blind Farmers of the Sarawak
This colour documentary film highlights the work of the the Royal Training Centre for the Blind offering rural farm skills training to blind farmers in Kuching, Sarawak. The training is supervised by 'Ronnie Babonau' under the Freedom from Hunger campaign. Funds come from the local Sarawak association for the Blind and The Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind. The film has opening and closing titles with a voiceover narrative throughout and some music.
Mr K. M. Wood’s Visit to Bombay
Businessmen, including Kenneth Wood, travel to Mumbai and visit the Mulchandani Electrical and Radio Industries Ltd factory in November 1966. They are given guided tours around the factory by Mr RL Mulchandani and his sons. They are taken on a visit to a temple and are entertained with dancing in the evening. Indian music plays over the film.
Bernard Leach in Japan
Bernard Leach is greeted in Tokyo and attends an award ceremony(?). An exhibition of his work is shown including his ceramics, sketches and furniture.
This colour documentary film explores the work of the Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind in Jarigawan, India setting up eye-camps to prevent and cure different types of eye disease that causes blindness. This film includes footage of examination and treatment of patients, as well as a surgical procedure to remove cataracts. The film has opening and closing titles with full production credits and a voiceover throughout.
[Trip to Turkey]
This film shows a family holiday to Istanbul, where the group visit several of the city's mosques, museums, heritage sites and markets. The family make additional stops touring Anadolukavağı and Üsküdar.
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