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[Here and There: Speed Crazy, Old Sussex, New Sussex]
|Date||[ca. 1930s]; [1952?]; [ca. early 1990s]||ID||2185|
A compilation of films beginning with a 1930s(?) Pathéscope production which features a motor vehicle journey through central London and a train journey from London to Brighton, filmed by the BBC in the early 1950s(?). The middle and end of the film feature places of interest in Sussex, again during the 1930s(?) and a coach holiday to Worthing in the early 1990s(?).
Opening of Venture House
Venture House, an Ockenden Venture home for refugee children founded by Joyce Pearce, is opened by the Dean of Windsor. Included are scenes of the children during recreational activitiee.
BBC Home Service: Return to Pestalozzi
|Date||15 October 1959||ID||8101|
A radio programme, broadcast as part of the BBC's Home Service during 1959. The correspondent, Edward Ward returns to the International Pestalozzi Children's Village at Trogen in Switzerland to examine how it has developed since his last visit. The correspondent also talks to Dr Alexander about the development of the new British Pestalozzi Children's Village.
[The Annual St. George’s Day Parade Through Belfast]
A battalion of the Royal Sussex Regiment marches through Belfast city centre on 23rd April 1960, marking St George's Day. Elsewhere troops are seen at work aboard the sailing boat 'Guilding Star' which is docked alongside a naval ship.
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.
The Displaced Persons [BBC TV]
Eastern European refugees, still living in camps or as "freelivers" in Germany are the subject of a BBC documentary from 1964.
[“Blue Peter”: Handing Over a Puppy]
BBC presenter Valerie Singleton presents the children of Woking Grange (previously known as the Southern Railway Servants' Orphanage at Woking) with one of Petra's - the Blue Peter dog - puppies.
Made in Britain: Focus on Exports
An extract from a BBC programme Made in Britain, which looks at the changing fortunes of Dennis Bros. Ltd. The Guildford-based company, a manufacturer of specialist Commercial and heavy vehicles, is found to be increasingly focusing its efforts on the export market. The film has an accompanying commentary.
The YMCA at Wimbledon features in this short silent film created by BBC TV [?]. Residents are filmed eating a meal and taking part in various activities such as chess and basketball.
[Dennis Fire Engine Tours Guildford, Godalming and Haslemere]
Images of the new Dennis F.44 Fire Engine driving around the streets of Guildford and Godalming, and on country tracks. The vehicle, with its Rolls Royce engine and automatic gearbox, is also filmed at Silverstone racetrack where it out-performs the Dennis F.36 Fire Engine. [Additional Siverstone material on TID 1620]
[F.44 Dennis Fire Engine Test Drive]
The latest Dennis Fire Engine, the F.44, is given a test drive through the streets of Godalming and on country tracks. It is also pitted against the F.36 model at Silverstone racetrack, where its superior performance is watched by chief fire officers. The film has an accompanying commentary.
[Late Night Line-Up - Brighton Festival]
|Date||13 May 1968||ID||460|
This film was produced for the daily BBC2 arts programme "Late Night Line-Up". Using a series of interviews and actuality footage, it looks at the content of the Brighton Festival, only in its second year and considers its potential for development.
[BBC News Programme] Biafra
A BBC news piece about refugees from Biafra, escaping civil war in Nigeria (1967-1970), and the support they receive in the UK.
[BBC 'Nationwide' - Burwood Park School for the Profoundly Deaf]
An extract from a BBC Nationwide Programme on Burwood Park School, the country's only Secondary Technical School for the deaf.
Down Your Way: Pestalozzi Conversation
|Date||[ca. early 1970s]||ID||8102|
An excerpt from an edition of BBC radio 'Down Your Way'. The presenter visits the Pestalozzi Children's village at Sedlescombe where he interviews Errol Christie about Pestalozzi and the differences between the British and Swiss villages. The presenter also interviews students from the village about their experiences and the guests pick a song which is played in between the interviews.
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