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|Date||20 July 1927||ID||444|
The first part of the film shows the mayor and other dignitaries laying wreaths at the town’s war memorial, followed by a parade through the streets. The second part of the film shows scenes from a pageant dramatising historical events associated with Bexhill. Intertitles introduce each scene.
The Lunsford Co. Ltd
A portrait of a brick and tile manufacturer, made by an unknown amateur film-maker, possibly an employee of the company. The factory is shown inside and out; intertitles explain each scene.
A group of men and women sunbathe on Cooden beach. The women are seen putting on swimming hats, and the group swim in the sea.
[Dedication Service and Parade] [Battle of Britain]
A dedication service with the Mayor attending (?). A boy's marching band is seen parading. Girl guides also attend the parade. Various street views show the crowd including veterans. A service is held for WWII victims of the Batlle of Britain.
[OMCC Outing to Bexhill]
|Date||2 July 1950||ID||6144|
Members of Otford Methodist Children’s Church travel by train to Bexhill-on-Sea and spend the day paddling, swimming, riding in Pedalos, rowing boats and playing leap frog on the beach.
[Bexhill Bowling Club]
An amateur film featuring Bexhill Bowling Club. Shots of bowls games and the green covered in snow. A local cricket match is also briefly featured, along with scenes from Bexhill beach. Spectators watch the bowls game from a pavilion at one end of the green.
A Summer Memory of Bexhill-on-Sea
A publicity film promoting the attractions of Bexhill-on-Sea, this film gives a detailed view of the town on the South-East coast of England during the 1960s. Accompanied by a voice over, the narrator in the film takes the viewer on a virtual tour of Bexhill's attractions.
[Round & About: Flowers; Bexhill; Zoo]
|Date||[ca. 1960 - 1979]||ID||7924|
A family car trip through the Sussex countryside and several towns is interspersed with scenes edited by the film-maker that includes Bodiam Castle, London Zoo, Royal Observatory, Greenwich (London) and flower gardens.
[Eynsford Friary; Storm at Hastings]
|Date||[ca. 1960 - 1970s]||ID||7921|
A film showing scenes around East Sussex and Bexley (Kent) interspersed with footage taken from the front of a car. Scenes include the Eynsford Friary in Bexley, travel on the Bluebell Railway, Hastings Old Town, seafront, Hastings Miniature and funicular railway and several beach scenes at Bexhill-on-Sea.
[Bexhill & Places: College; St. Peters Christmas; Hidlands; Sea Moods; Hastings; Gravesend; London at Night]
|Date||[ca. 1960 - 1970s]||ID||7923|
A collection of scenes from around East Sussex and Kent, interspersed with footage taken from the front of a car, that includes views of a beach, a visit to London with shots of a London Trade Show and domestic Christmas family scenes at home in Bexhill-on-Sea as recorded by Christopher Harris.
This edited film shows a journey between Bexhill-on-Sea and several English counties that includes Salisbury in Wiltshire, Bristol and Taunton in Somerset, Cheltenham Spa in Gloucestershire, and Reading. Views from the vehicle includes various churches and town street scenes, as well as views of other road traffic, transportation vehicles and fire engines. Shots mainly between two cars travelling in convoy. A map illustrates the journey between the counties.
[Polegate museum opening; Bexhill Dns wreck]
This short amateur film opens with shots of High Salvington Windmill; the official opening of Polegate Museum is briefly shown along with shots of a garden with millstones. The film ends with extensive shots of the ruined Hoad's Mill at Bexhill.
[Travels Bexhill: St. Peters; Hastings Fish and Old Town; About Sussex; Rye; Herstmonceux Observatory; Thames Long Reach]
A car travels through Sussex towns and countryside in this film by Christopher Harris. Scenes include the coast and street scenes at Bexhill-on-Sea, Hastings and Rye. The film-maker makes a brief stop at the Royal Observatory, Herstmonceux in Sussex, visiting the Isaac Newton Telescope with views of the Equatorial Group of telescope domes on the opposite side of the road.
Sussex Coast 1979 - 80
|Date||1979 - 1980||ID||3112|
An amateur film with music and commentary which travels westwards from Rye along the Sussex coast, filming the towns, villages and beaches which populate the coastline.
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