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[Bognor Day Trippers; Trooping the Colour]
A short film made by members of the Bognor Regis Film Society during the 1920s. The first part shows day-trippers visiting Bognor Regis and the second part features scenes of Trooping the Colour in London.
This short excerpt from a Bognor Regis Film Society production features a woman on stage, being undressed by a man disguised as an old woman. The woman only realises the deception when all her clothing has been removed and she is nude. An intertitle reads: 'Horreur! Cette vieille est un vilain Monsieur! Sortez!!!' [Translated: Horror ! This is an ugly old man! Get Out!!!]. The film has been damaged so the visual quality is poor.
Arundel [Swanbourne Lake]
This short intertitled film begins shots of busy traffic on a street in Arundel in the 1920s. Several motorbikes and cars pass by. The film then shows people feeding swans and peacocks on Swanbourne Lake. The image is somewhat muddy and dark.
In this very short film we see a table set for a wedding reception, with a wedding cake being cut. The bride and groom drive away in their car, while guests gather on the street to throw confetti as they leave Other street traffic is seen as they pull out of the driveway. The film is damaged and so the visual quality is poor.
A short film of a 1920s wedding. The film shows traffic in the road outside a church, bridesmaids arriving carrying flowers and the arrival of the bride. The bride and groom emerge from the church after the ceremony and leave in a car. The bridesmaids and guests pose on the steps of the church for the camera.
A Fireman’s Wedding
A short intertitled film showing scenes from a 'fireman's wedding' at an urban church. The newly weds are seen exiting the church under an arch of fire axes. The couple then leave in the decorated fire engine.
This short film contains scenes of Bognor seafront, a couple walking on the prom and everyday street traffic with pedestrians. The image is somewhat grainy.
|Date||[ca. 1920s ?]||ID||8171|
This film features shots of a woman wearing trousers emerging from a beach cabin at Bognor Regis, smoking a cigarette and then walking along the beach. She's then seen in shorts. She paddles in the water.
|Date||[ca. 1920s ?]||ID||8172|
This brief film shows two women walking across a bridge over a river in the countryside, later seated on a style, lighting cigarettes. The film closes with the women sat in long grass smoking and posing for the camera.
|Date||[1925 - 1931?]||ID||8184|
This amateur silent film was produced by the Bognor Regis Film Society in the late 1920s [?]. Members of the society act out a series of random and eccentric scenes, using a number of special camera effects that add to the unconventional nature of the film.
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.
This fictional film was produced by the Bognor Regis Film Society in the 1930s. Set in a fictional hotel near Goodwood, a thief persuades his wife to help him steal some pearls belonging to a wealthy guest. However, the plot goes wrong when his wife falls in love with another guest and refuses to take part in her husband’s plan.
What a Hunt
This silent black and white fiction film shows a parish vicar hosting a garden party in the village of Norbog. But guests get a surprise when they come face to face with an escaped lion. A car accident leads to a romance, as a large group of villagers search for the lion. Upon returning to the church yard they find a child in a lion costume... is this the lion?
A Typical Budget [West Sussex News Items]
A film complilation showing notable events in Bognor Regis and nearby locations in West Sussex that includes the S.S. Mango ashore at Selsey and the ruins of Cowdray House, Midhurst.
The Silver Sea
This poetic portrait shows the tranquil coastline of Bognor Regis in summer, lit by the sun superimposed with poetic prose, serving as intertitles.
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