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Ancient and Modern
An advertising film made to promote Shippam's meat paste. The film emphasises the contrast between the ancient buildings and history of Chichester against the modern machinery and processes of the Shippam's factory based there.
British Home Design [Davis Estates Ltd]
A film by Davis Estates Ltd promoting their new suburban housing developments in the counties surrounding London. The film shows the building process and takes a tour of the new buildings and interiors. The local amenities and access to London by rail are emphasised along with the advantage of purchase over renting.
A Holiday to Jump At
A publicity film promoting family-friendly holidays in Ramsgate. The film is narrated by star of children’s radio and television McDonald Hobley ‘Uncle Mac’.
Shippam’s Guide to Opera
A short animated commercial for Shippam’s pastes. Late at night in a grocery shop, pots of Shippam’s paste and their ingredients sing operatic arias celebrating their quality.
At the Sign of the Ram and Gate
A fictional account of a how a Fleet Street journalist was sent to the Kent Coast to convalesce and was pleasantly surprised by his experience.
[Surrey County Council Garden Party]
|Date||19 July 1963||ID||1632|
An amateur record of the Surrey Council Council Garden Party held at Wotton House on 19th July 1963. Guests enjoy a fashion show, an exhibition on the role played by the Council in the County's countryside, a sit-down meal and a gymnastics display.
Coach Wise in Britain
A film promoting express coaches in Britain made in the 1960s and specially adapted for use by Maidstone and District Motor Services. The film features and is narrated by Johnny Morris. The M&D enquiry office features briefly at the end of the film.
[Mercury's at Dennis Factory]
A convoy of Dennis Mercury vehicles are driven out of the company's Guildford factory. Inside the factory an electrical checklist is done on one of the Mercurys, whereby its lights and windscreen wipers are all tested. Meanwhile a fire engine destined for Hong Kong joins other fire engines in a convoy leaving the factory.
[Surrey County Council Fire Brigade Training Centre and Garden Party]
This amateur film records a garden party held by Surrey County Council at Wotton Fire Service College. Guests are entertained by folk dancing, and are privy to a fire fighting display.
A Date with the Sun
A seaside publicity film advertising the attractions of the Kent resort of Margate. Narrated by Kenneth Horne, the film promotes Margate's seaside based facilities and activities.
A promotional film made during the the 1960s to promote coach touring holidays in the UK. A fictional scenario is played out, whereby a young married couple enjoy a coach holiday. The film ends with an advert for 'Maidstone and District Coach Tours'.
It's Only a Coach Ride Away
A promotional film made during the 1960s to promote the various coach tours organised by Maidstone and District Motor Services Ltd. The film features the various coach tour locations and emphasises the company's organisational abilities in arranging tours.
[Dennis Fire Engine Tours Guildford, Godalming and Haslemere]
Images of the new Dennis F.44 Fire Engine driving around the streets of Guildford and Godalming, and on country tracks. The vehicle, with its Rolls Royce engine and automatic gearbox, is also filmed at Silverstone racetrack where it out-performs the Dennis F.36 Fire Engine. [Additional Siverstone material on TID 1620]
[East Kent Road Car Company Ltd.]
A compilation of material featuring East Kent Road Car Company buses and employees from the 1960s. East Kent buses are seen at the Eastern Docks at Dover, at a coach rally in Brighton and at Canterbury supporting the Christmas appeal.
Express Coaches Everywhere
A film from the 1960s promoting express coach services throughout Britain. The film includes a fictional scenario of family members traveling to Birmingham on express coaches. A couple leave Chichester on a Southdown coach; places of interest are featured across southeast England.
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