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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.
[Seaside at Westgate; Wedding]
This film shows a group of friends on a visit to the beach, sitting on the sand and playing ball. The film then shows the wedding of Monica and Jim, with the guests arriving, the bride and her father and the bride and groom leaving the church after the wedding.
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.
[Canterbury 1939 Part 3]
|Date||10th - 22nd July 1939||ID||11565|
This is a newsreel made by Sydney Bligh capturing the key occasions, festivals and ceremonies in Canterbury and the surrounding area in July 1939. The film shows: a trip on the River Medway, A memorial service parade through Burgate, the Naval Cadets gym display, a fire brigade demonstration, and children dancing at the St. Bede's school.
Sidney Bligh's film records a few moments of 'Cousin Peter' as a toddler, then focuses on the early years of his daughter, Joan Mary - from a newly born baby to toddler, in this collection of small snippets from 1939 to 1942.
Incendiary Bomb Practice
This short colour film shows a wartime training session for civilians, demonstrating rescue techniques, and dealing with incendiary devices.
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.
Lefevre's Funeral and Montgomery's Visit
|Date||19 October 1945; 20 October 1945||ID||11584|
This short film takes place over two days, 19th and 20th October 1945. On the 19th the funeral of Canterbury's Lord Mayor - Alderman Charles Lefevre. On the 20th, the visit by Field Marshal Montgomery to the city is filmed.
|Date||20 October 1945||ID||11585|
This film show Field Marshall Sir Bernard Montgomery coming to Canterbury to receive the Freedom of the City. He inspects the troops and gives a speech at the Guildhall.
The Lambeth Conference 1948
A film made by SPCK [Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge] of the 1948 Lambeth Conference. The film contains intertitles.
Cricket Scenes; Don Bradman [part 1]
Australian Cricketer Don Bradman appears in this short film being escorted onto the pitch at St Lawrence Ground in Canterbury, with police to control the crowds of fans, many of whom are school boys. Bradman is then seen batting until he is bowled out in the match against Kent County Cricket Club.
Cricket Scenes; Don Bradman [part 2]
Starting with scenes of the match, this film shows Australian Cricketer Don Bradman and his team at St Lawrence Ground in Canterbury, with police escorting them through the crowds of fans. Scenes filmed from higher up show the crowds lining their route and the spectators watching the match against Kent County Cricket Club.
[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.
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