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Technical Training of Rescue Parties
Ministry of Home Security Training Film
[Our Holiday at Herne Bay. Our Doings at Walton. Bob as a Soldier. "Byeways" Film]
A compilation of home movie material with intertitles which includes footage of family holidays and a young soldier returning home on leave.
[War Time at Mile Oak School; Boys Camp; Family Scenes]
|Date||[ca. 1935]; 1937; 1942||ID||239|
A compilation of amateur material shot by the Headmaster of Mile Oak Approved Boys School. The film includes footage showing the impact of the Second World War on the school - pupils are filmed building air-raid shelters, as is the aftermath of a bombing raid.
[Royal Naval Review; Empire Air Day]
This black and white and Dufaycolor edited film shows the Royal Naval Review July 16th 1935 in Spithead near Portsmouth to mark the Silver Jubilee anniversary of HM The King, George V. The second film shows an R.A.F event (possibly Empire Air Day, or another event in 1936 or 1937 ?).
|Date||[1937 - 1946?]||ID||1141|
A compilation of films beginning with the Coronation procession of King George VI, followed by wartime parades in Sevenoaks.
[West Wickham Plays; Parades; Train]
|Date||1937 - 1938||ID||7490|
This film features scenes from plays performed by the all-female dramatic section of the West Wickham Constitutional Association. Titles and credits are given for each play, which are all performed outdoors. The film ends with scenes of a wartime marching parade.
[Home Guard and miscellaneous family items]
This home movie features a family connected with the West Sussex Home Guard. Apart from some brief shots at the beginning of the film, it is shot entirely in a garden belonging to the family. The adults, some of whom are dressed in military uniform, are seen fooling around and playing with the children.
This edited colour pre-Second World War film shows London's preparation for war during the Munich Crisis in 1938. Shelters, trenches and ready-stations are being constructed and installed in Central London parks. This is contrasted with scenes of everyday London life.
[Home Front and Home Guard]
|Date||[ca. 1938 - 1943]||ID||10948|
The film shows the Home Guard in Woking, initially training with wooden rifles, then performing drills, practicing on a rifle range and parading for the General's visit.
War Time 1939-1940
|Date||1939 - 1940||ID||1705|
Domestic scenes of everyday life for the Gowlland family in Croydon during the first few months of the Second World War; signs of the war begin to emerge in everyday life.
Organised Depot Routine
|Date||[1939 - 1946?]||ID||906|
A comprehensive day-in-the-life record of the ARP (Air Raid Precautions) Depot in Fulham. This professional film with intertitles was made by the Ministry of Home Security as a training tool.
Amateur crime drama filmed by the Eltham Cine Society in the newly built Corona Cinema, Swanley. A police inspector investigates a series of robberies at the Corona cinema being leaked to the local press.
[Athletics Display; Fire and Gas Practice]
Several men address a group of young men and women before they take part in athletic events on a playing field. The next film shows a group of male and female fire fighters training to put out a fire in a barn and rescue personnel.
[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.
Incendiary Bomb Demonstration
This short colour training film shows a demonstration on how to deal with an incendiary bomb. Set alight in a tin roofed shed with hay bales and wooden furniture, the bomb quickly takes hold but is brought under control.
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