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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.
[Festival of Britain; beach scenes; cricket match; racing etc.]
A film from the Ellis family collection. Mr Phil Ellis captures scenes from the Festival of Britain, Brands Hatch, Epsom Racecourse, Chessington Zoo and views from the River Medway in Kent. Family members pose for the camera and are seen enjoying a variety of leisure time activities.
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 short amateur film is shot entirely in the village of Bramber, West Sussex. The film includes shots of a number of notable buildings, including St. Mary's House, the Castle Hotel, St. Nicholas's Parish Church and Bramber Castle; a mother and her two children are seen exploring the village, the castle and its surroundings.
Family scenes, filmed by Michael Gillings, in West Sussex. Family members picnic on the Downs, gather for a cricket match in Edburton and have a water fight in the garden.
The Steyning Line
|Date||6 February 1965||ID||2848|
Two amateur film-makers record a journey on the Steyning Line from Christ's Hospital to Brighton made one month prior to the lines closure. The film shows the entire trip, including the car journey to Christ's Hospital station, and includes views from the diesel train of the countryside and stations on route. The film also features scenes of Brighton as the men make their way from the Station to the seafront and back before making the return journey.
[Adur River Bramber to Shoreham Bathtub Race]
Ardur River Bramber to Shoreham Bathtub Race scenes, filmed by Michael Gillings in the mid 1980s.
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