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Scenes filmed at Dell Quay in Chichester, the club house, fishing, sailing, moored boats and the water after a storm, filmed and compiled with intertitles by R.C. Johnston.
Just The Ticket
A humourous fiction film made by The Ashford Association Film Society about a football fan's struggle to go to a Cup Tie at Wembley Stadium.
Winner Takes All
Two young men fall in love with the winner of a local 'talent and personality contest' in this amateur fiction film. They compete in a range of sports, making a gentleman's agreement which will see the overall winner claiming the woman's hand. Their total dedication to the competition however allows for another suitor to step in and wed the woman.
Home From Home
An amateur fiction film in which a pair of ghosts search for new lodgings when their home is demolished for new housing. The film uses superimposition and other editing devices to depict the paranormal goings-on.
[Cine Society Functions]
|Date||1954 - 1956||ID||1146|
An amateur record of Sevenoaks Cine Society's black-tie events during the mid-1950s. The events in formal dress show the members greeting, playing party games and dancing.
Horsted Keynes Women’s Institute
Members of the Women's Institute hold a monthly meeting at the historic listed building of 'Treemans' in Horsted Keynes in this colour film from 1954.
[Father Neptune; French Riviera; Spain; Majorca]
A compilation showing Brighton Swimming Club members on the beach, dressed in fancy dress and in drag, pretending to 'shave' other swimmers whilst pinning them down and then dunking them in the sea. The group go on a road trip visiting Monaco and Spain (Barcelona?) where they take in the sights; swim and water ski; see traditional dancers and watch a bullfight. At the airport, they film two cars being loaded onto a Bristol Freighter plane through its nose doors.
Filming in Sussex
Scenes filmed by R. C. Johnson and his son R. W. Johnson in and around Chichester and Arundel in 1955, on the shoreline and sailing at Dell Quay [?], at a Gala Day in Chichester, aftermath of a helicopter crash, in the family garden and Old Steine gardens in Brighton, visiting the headland at Beachy Head with the SS Germania grounded off the coast, closing with scenes of a wedding party outside a church.
A New Town Story
This amateur film captures the community-centred ethos in the fledgling New Town of Crawley. An accompanying script was read aloud at screenings.
Art for Arts Sake
A fiction film, possibly produced by Brighton Cine Club in around 1957, in which an artist wows his audience with his powers of realism.
Herne Bay Newsreel
One of a series of newsreels featuring Herne Bay. The film includes the Carnival, a motor cycle rally, a Garden Party, the June Dairy Festival, recording of Down Your Way at the sailing club, the Beltinge gardeners, the Thanet and Herne Harriers, Beltinge fete, the regatta, St Bart’s Church Fete, The Conservative Garden Party and the Herne Bay Firefly Festival.
Birthday For Peter
A fictional film in which Peter, a young boy celebrating his birthday, is abducted on his way home from school. The horrible events turn out however only to be a bad dream.
The China Changeling
A comic fictional tale about a man overcoming various obstacles when attempting to replace a broken china jug before his wife returns home. He succeeds, only to find that his wife has never cared much for the object.
[Worthing Yacht Club Official Opening]
A sign for Worthing Yacht Club opens the film. Groups of people stand looking at boats and talking to yachtsmen, on a wet and windy day. Families join the yachtsmen with children playing in and around the boats. There are close-ups of various yachts on land. The film closes with a portrait of a toddler (Alexis), splashing around in puddles and playing with a plastic bottle.
This black and white film shows the second Youth Fellowship weekend in Eastbourne in April 1958, where the group go on an organised walk over Beachy Head and Cuckmere Haven, play on the beaches and attend a church service at St Andrew's Presbyterian church.
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