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[The Canterbury Tour]
A titled film showing a series of Canterbury street scenes filmed from a moving vehicle in this professional film, starting at West Gate and travelling eastwards along the High Street, passing the cattle market on Upper Bridge Street.
[Canterbury and Miscellaneous Scenes]
This silent amateur film begins by featuring Canterbury, its history and famous landmarks, including the cathedral, all accompanied with titles explaining the scenes. The latter part of the film includes brief shots of a zoo, children riding on a camel, a railway signalman at work and families hop picking.
People and Places
An amateur film showing scenes of family and friends at leisure in locations around the South of England with intertitles throughout.
With the Gypsies in Kent
The nomadic lifestyle of a Roma family is documented in this film as they travel in and around Canterbury during the harvesting season.
Message from Canterbury
A topical sermon by His Grace Dr. William Temple is accompanied by scenes of Canterbury Cathedral's interior, exterior and surrounding landscape, directed by George Hoellering during the war years.
The Lambeth Conference 1948
A film made by SPCK [Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge] of the 1948 Lambeth Conference. The film contains intertitles.
[Family Events of 1949]
Films of the Gowlland family in 1949, showing trips to their holiday cottage, 'Windover', at Fairlight Cove, at Easter and Whitsun. The family take walks along the cliffs and paddle in the sea and the children play in the garden. The family also visit Canterbury, Rye, and Old Hastings.
This professional film was produced as an educational record of Canterbury Cathedral. It has a commentary which supplies historical facts about the images captured on film.
Festival Year + Summer Interlude + Lancing Old Time Dance Association
Scenes of a parade through Shoreham, a family holiday in Sussex and outings to Weymouth and Kent by the Lancing Old Time Dance Association, filmed and compiled with intertitles by Frank Kessler.
Festival of Britain at Canterbury
|Date||18 July - 10 August 1951||ID||824|
Events celebrating the Festival of Britain in Canterbury during July and August 1951, including a 'Festival Service' at the Cathedral, a visit from the Duchess of Kent, a parade through the town and a cricket match.
The Church in Action in the Hop Gardens of East Kent
This intertitled silent film, produced by the Church of England Temperance Society, shows the society's work amongst the annual hop-picking communities of East Kent. The film highlights the day-to-day activities of the hop-pickers and the church's mission activities.
[Family Events 1956]
Film of the Gowlland family on various outings in the Spring and Summer of 1956. The film shows a trip to Tonbridge at Easter and countryside walks. The family then travel to Canterbury and visit relatives. In May they watch the Cambridge 'May Bumps' rowing race, watch a polo match and visit the Newforest. They hold a garden party at home, watch the London to Brighton Veteran car run, visit a Mink Farm and watch a cricket match.
Wheels Over Britain
This promotional film from the 1950s was made to publicise the advantages of coach travel. It is accompanied by a narrative throughout and features Maidstone and District, Southdown and East Kent bus companies, who assisted in its making.
At the Sign of the Ram and Gate
A fictional account of a how a Fleet Street journalist was sent to the Kent Coast to convalesce and was pleasantly surprised by his experience.
Round & About Whitstable
Events and scenes at Whitstable and Canterbury, including scenes of Old Whitstable, the Westgate Tower at Canterbury, sunbathers on Whitstable seafront, Whitstable Carnival in 1957 and outdoor church services in 1958.
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