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[County Rally; Camps; Inspections]
|Date||24 - 26 May 1947||ID||9917|
This colour film opens with a Sussex County Scouting Rally at Whitsun with Lord Rowallan inspecting the sites with County Commissioner Colonel Hickie, and Field Commander for Sussex 'Uncle Bill' Genese. Views of the event include several parades, presentations, displays and performing arts demonstrations on the field in front of Stanmer House.
[Scout and Guide Parade at Cuckfield; Guide Parade Inspection at Haywards Heath]
Guides and Scouts parade in the street and into in the grounds of the Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield with church lych gate in the background, followed by a parade of Guides in Haywards Heath (St Wilfrid's Church) and by a Guide leaders inspection of various companies, with William John Genese (?).
[Football Match on Handcross Rec.; Borde Hill Camp; Handcross Church Parade]
The film shows a group of Scouts and Cubs from the 1st Haywards Heath troop playing a football match in Handcross. At a Scout camp in the grounds of Borde Hill, the group relax and play sports. The group later parade through Handcross Village to All Saint's Church, with other local Scout and Guide packs.
A professionally-made film in which BBC Sports commentator Raymond Glendenning tours Sussex on a Penny Farthing bicycle, stopping at places of local interest including Arundel Castle, the beach at Littlehampton and the racecourses at Fontwell Park and Goodwood. The film has an accompanying music and commentary soundtrack.
Cinderella: A New Version of An Old Story
A humourous, contemporary retelling of Cinderella, complete with ugly sisters, a fairy godmother and Prince Charming. The film was made by The Ashford Association Film Society and includes an early acting appearance by British television presenter Bob Holness.
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.
The School Farm
This amateur documentary records the agricultural activities of Rye Secondary Modern School's Young Farmers' Club during the course of a year.
[Three Bridges Free Church: Harvest Festival; Youth Rally Party]
|Date||10-18 July 1949||ID||9147|
This film shows a gathering of local Sunday school patrons waiting to enter a hall for their tea, and a Harvest Festival celebration at Three Bridges Free Church (Montefiore Hall), with vegetable offerings on a large tiered platform. The second part of the film shows a Church Youth Rally gathering in a marquee for a party, with food and drink laid out in a banqueting style. The film ends with a series of children's party games.
[Mid-Sussex Guide Camp and Competition; Haywards Heath Church Parade]
|Date||14 May 1949||ID||9931|
This film shows a Brownie and Guide camp and competition followed by a mixed group parade through Haywards Heath village on Muster Green.
This amateur fiction film tells the tale of a group of ramblers who show disrespectful behaviour at Knole Park, one of the National Trust's properties. In response, ghostly figures appear at an ancient oak tree and temporarily turn the ramblers into deer.
Youth in Danger
Southwick Players Film Unit present... a morality tale for the youth of Southwick and Brighton. Jeff is put off by the thought of the youth club and gets into trouble on his night out. Later, Jeff discovers the club is more fun than he was expecting.
"Late Again"; Second Annual Garden Party; Filming “It Goes Like This”
A compilation of three films relating the the Sevenoaks Cine Society.
Element of Grace
Amateur film-maker Ray Young, a member of Eastbourne Cine Group, films members of St. Leonards Amateur Swimming Club in 1952 as they demonstrate front crawl, butterfly, back crawl and spectacular diving techniques at St. Leonards Bathing Pool, a lido built in the 1930s by Sydney Little, "the Concrete King".
[Brighton Swimming Club: Seaside Birthday]
Pathé newsreel items showing "Ernest Trory and his friends" at the Brighton Swimming Club going for a winter swim in the sea off Brighton beach, to celebrate Trory's birthday. The group run across a snow covered beach and into the sea. After their swim, they record the sea temperature on a board and Trory celebrates his birthday with tea and cake on the beach.
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