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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(?).
[Boating; School Sports; Drusillas Park]
|Date||[ca. 1931 - 1937]||ID||10146|
This black and white and colour film shows family leisure activity, with scenes at a boating lake (Isfield), followed by shots from a school sports day, various beach and fishing outings (Beachy Head and Cowdray Park), and a trip to Drusillas Park (Alfriston).
East Dean and Eastbourne
This edited black and white film was captured by Mr Corder while on holiday with Kathleen (his fiance) and her family(?) in Eastbourne, East Dean, Beachy Head & Birling Gap (East Sussex) and the surrounding countryside.
Downs School Sports
|Date||18 June 1938||ID||10043|
This short film shows several sports day events including a sack race, foot races, egg and spoon race, a high jump event and several adults sports events. The film also shows Beachy Head lighthouse from the cliff to the shoreline and children building a bonfire with a 'Guy' effigy.
[Family scenes at Seaford]
Film by Lance House of a family holiday at Seaford and Beachy Head. The family have a picnic in a field, children paddle and swim in the sea, play in the sand, look out over the cliffs at Beachy Head, go for a ride on a miniature railway, and are seen leaving the Queen’s Hotel in Seaford.
Do You Know Your Sussex
This film takes the viewer on a brief tour of Sussex towns, villages and places of interest, inviting us to guess the identity of each location as it appears in the film. The answer is revealed with an inter title after each place featured. The film was made by Mr Phil Ellis, a member of the Institute of Amateur Cinematographers.
This colour film shows the family on several caravanning holidays and sightseeing trips around the South Coast of England and Wales.
Filming in Sussex
Scenes filmed by R. C. Johnson and his son R. W. Johnson in and around Chichester and Arundel in 1955, on the shoreline and sailing at Dell Quay [?], at a Gala Day in Chichester, aftermath of a helicopter crash, in the family garden and Old Steine gardens in Brighton, visiting the headland at Beachy Head with the SS Germania grounded off the coast, closing with scenes of a wedding party outside a church.
[Christening; Birthday; At the Seaside; Day Trip to Eastbourne]
This film shows several family gatherings that includes a Christening at a church with a party at the family home,followed by a fancy dress birthday party with a chocolate train cake. The second film shows a family trip to the seafront at Brighton and Eastbourne, closing with shots of the Western Lawns in Eastbourne being used as a camp site, views of Eastbourne Pier, the bandstand and a panoramic view of Eastbourne from Beachy Head.
Family Mills, Park Lane Movie Scrapbook
|Date||[1957 - 1960?]||ID||3354|
This amateur home movie features family life and activities at the family home in Slindon, West Sussex over a number of years. Family members are seen at home in the garden and in the village. Further afield, the film captures visits to Arundel, Bosham, Chessington and Bramber amongst other places, and country walks on the South Downs. The film also includes shots of various military parades connected to the Royal Engineers.
This black and white film shows the second Youth Fellowship weekend in Eastbourne in April 1958, where the group go on an organised walk over Beachy Head and Cuckmere Haven, play on the beaches and attend a church service at St Andrew's Presbyterian church.
[Stanmer Park; Pevensey Castle; Birthday Party]
This film shows the Linehan family on a picnic in Stanmer Park, attending a Christening, visiting Pevensey Castle and Beachy Head with views of Beach Heady Lighthouse; and two children eating ice cream sandwiches sat on the grass. The final film shows the family celebrating a child's birthday with tea party in the garden at home. The table is laden with plates of food and a large home-made birthday cake.
A Visit to our South Coast Resorts
This amateur film documents towns and villages along the coast of East and West Sussex. Starting in Eastbourne, the film-maker records typical seaside and harbour scenes, travelling westwards along the coast. The film concludes at Bognor Regis.
[Bentley Wildfowl; Austrian Holiday; Gatwick; Southsea; Silver Jubilee at Seaford; Mallorca Holiday]
|Date||1975 - 1977||ID||4166|
Amateur film with intertitles throughout of scenes in Sussex and Hampshire, and holidays abroad, including; Silver Jubilee celebrations at Seaford Salts recreation ground; planes at Gatwick Airport; Naval and passenger ships at Portsmouth Harbour; crowded beaches and day trips in Mallorca.
Eastbourne Sun trap and Showplace of the South
An amateur film showing summer attractions in and around Eastbourne, including scenes of Beachy Head. A dog show and an air display by the Red Devils takes place in Gildredge Park. [Note: this amateur film is different to the 1975 publicity film of the same name]
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