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Resmat Cold Asphalt; A Film of the Manufacture and Laying of This Product
An amateur film with intertitles which records work being undertaken by the William F. Rees civil engineering company. Footage includes images of the asphalt production depot in Chelsea, the plant depot in Coulsdon, the resurfacing of Goodwood Race Track using both men and machinery.
[Resmat Cold Asphalt: Road Surfacing by the William F. Rees Civil Engineering Company]
|Date||1953 - 1954||ID||2404|
This amateur film with intertitles records the work of the William F. Rees civil engineering company during 1953 and 1954. An Ammann Spreader resurfaces the pathways of Bishop's Park, Fulham; the depot at Chelsea produces asphalt; the company experiments with a new resurfacing technique at the depot; and a D2 Traxcavator works in the residential streets of Banstead.
[RHS Chelsea Flower Show; Church Seaside Outing]
|Date||1959; [ca. 1956 - 1957]||ID||9165|
This edited colour film shows a visit to the Grand Pavilion at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, with close-ups of the "Dobbies" display and others; and a Three Bridges Free Church Sunday School outing to Littlehampton beach. The children swim, sunbathe and eat Ice lollies on the sand. The film closes with a group of teenage girls and adults playing a game of rounders on the Hazelwick School playing field, followed by a picnic lunch.
[Bexhill & Places: College; St. Peters Christmas; Hidlands; Sea Moods; Hastings; Gravesend; London at Night]
|Date||[ca. 1960 - 1970s]||ID||7923|
A collection of scenes from around East Sussex and Kent, interspersed with footage taken from the front of a car, that includes views of a beach, a visit to London with shots of a London Trade Show and domestic Christmas family scenes at home in Bexhill-on-Sea as recorded by Christopher Harris.
|Date||1st February 1964||ID||9734|
This colour film with music soundtrack shows highlights of the Battersea College Rag Week with celebrations, pranks and events around London. The film was recorded by Richard Tomes during his first year as a student. Highlights include events on the River Thames between Barnes and Battersea and then on to London Regent Street, Sloane Square, Knightsbridge and Trafalgar Square.
Thus compilation of amateur material contains footage of a pram race, Leonardslee Gardens, Compton Acres, Bognor Regis seafront, a wildlife park, the Chelsea Flower Show, and a carnival parade.
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