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[London at Night in Neon Lights]
|Date||[ca. 1928 - 1935]||ID||9983|
This film shows mixed shots of London at night, illuminated by neon light from street lighting, shop fronts and marketing signage on the front of buildings and theatres. Piccadilly, Leicester Square, Charing Cross all feature with close-ups of signage and street views.
[Broadstairs and Margate Items]
|Date||1929 - 1938||ID||1022|
A compilation of scenes of family and friends, filmed by Enid Briggs in and around Broadstairs. The films include: a visit to the Romney Hythe and Dymchurch miniature railway, outings to Deal and Margate piers, boys on a boating lake; members of the Briggs family and friends in their garden, on the beach (including Enid Briggs herself playing with a dog on the beach), and horse riding.
Motorcycle and Light Car Club
|Date||[ca. 1930]; 1937; 1938; 1939||ID||4004|
Filmed during the 1930s, this silent film features the Horsham and District Motorcycle and Light Car Club at various events in south east England. Motorcycle races and car rallies are seen in mostly rural settings with spectators watching from a distance. The film includes a number of intertitles denoting the events with when and where they took place.
Scotland June 1929
Two reels of amateur film with intertitles which chronicle a motoring holiday through the Highlands of Scotland. The holidaymakers explore the rugged landscape in three chauffeur-driven cars, stopping to watch the herring catch being unloaded at Oban and ending their trip in Edinburgh.
[King Arriving at Bognor; Gathering]
|Date||[ca. June 1929 -1930s]||ID||8143|
A very short film showing a series of street scenes in Bognor that includes cars on a coastal road; people on a road waiting for the cars to pass (possibly for a car or motorcycle club rally?); a car outside Bognor railway station [Possibly King George V arriving at Bognor station by train, before leaving in his car? also repeated on TID 8155].
|Date||[ca. late 1920s - early 1930s]||ID||8155|
A film showing a series of cars outside Bognor Station [Similiar to 8143] possibly with the King George V on board [?].
[Brooklands 30,000 Mile Trial; Vickers N230 Biplane]
|Date||July 1929; August 1929 [?]||ID||10648|
This film shows Violette (Violet) Cordery relaxing before her time-trial attempt (with sister Evelyn). This is followed by film of a bi-plane (Vickers Vilderbeast N230) at Brooklands. Scenes follow of the time trial of the Invicta car.
The Local Traders' Gazette
|Date||[ca. early 1930s]||ID||11284|
A compilation of advertisements for local businesses in Cranbrook, Hawkhurst, Goudhurst, Sissinghurst, Robertsbridge and Ticehurst in Kent. Made for showing at the cinema, the adverts offer brief interior and exterior shots of shops and business premises; occasionally with the shop keepers or owners out front.
At Home and Holiday Scenes
This film mixes home movies taken in and around Brighton and Hove, showing Tanner family life and local points of interest, along with landscape holiday footage from Naples and Monte Carlo.
[The Kent Messenger Newsreel]
A three part compilation showing Pilot Sir Alan Cobham preparing for his flight in a Shorts Bristol Seaplane to the Belgian Congo. Scenes from the Thanet Air Race Cup, and crowds gathering at Mote Park in Maidstone to see the “Kent Messenger” Ford car presented to Mr W.H. Frost by the Mayor. The online video includes an audio commentary by Dr Frank Gray.
[Drunken Driving; A Hunting Party]
Scenes filmed for a drama about a man who gets drunk at the pub and drives home. These scenes are followed by film of a hunt meet (some of which is out of focus).
[Australia Visit and West Sussex]
|Date||[ca. 1930 - 1935]||ID||3451|
An Amateur film showing the Sadler family in various locations, featuring a trip to Australia on board the P&O ship, SS Strathnaver, traveling via the Suez Canal. The film also shows the Sadler family's shop in Chichester and a number of family scenes.
[Family at Home and on Trips]
A Surrey family together in the garden at home on Frimley Road, Camberley, and on outings to the river and an airfield, on a picnic and a trip to the seaside and open air swimming pool, in the 1930s.
People and Places
An amateur film showing scenes of family and friends at leisure in locations around the South of England with intertitles throughout.
[Brooklands and Crystal Palace Car Racing]
|Date||1930; 28 June 1938||ID||1418|
Film from 1930 shows crowds milling around Brooklands racing track before a race. This is followed by footage from the London Grand Prix at Crystal Palace in 1938, filmed from the stands. The film ends with shots of the Crystal Palace grounds, where a tower is visible in the background, the only part of the Palace then standing after a fire in 1936.
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