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[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.
This travelogue style film shows the family visiting the Channel Islands of Guernsey and Herm on holiday.
Farnborough Air Show
An amateur film of Farnborough Air Show. There are displays of helicopters and planes flying in formation and doing aerobatics above the airfield. There is a section where the film is damaged about a minute in, but the air display resumes. The film features a display by the red arrows later in the day once the weather has cleared up.
[Bees; Cambridge; Visit to Tonbridge]; Expo Sussex '68
|Date||[ca. 1966; 1968]||ID||3122|
The first of these two amateur films contains home movie footage of a bees nest, the historic buildings of Cambridge and a family gathering in the garden of a large house. The second film presents images from Expo Sussex '68, an outdoor exhibition of local interest, including vintage motor vehicles, hot air balloons, bellringers and a helicopter display.
[Expo at Montreal]
A film of the 1967 Montreal World's Fair, featuring somewhat shaky shots of the exteriors of the pavilion buildings and the minirail, with brief scenes of dancing and performance on an outdoor stage.
[Late Night Line-Up - Brighton Festival]
|Date||13 May 1968||ID||460|
This film was produced for the daily BBC2 arts programme "Late Night Line-Up". Using a series of interviews and actuality footage, it looks at the content of the Brighton Festival, only in its second year and considers its potential for development.
[Country Dancing; Display of Traction Engines]
Film by Jim Greenyer of two local events with accompanying music. A display of country dancing and Morris dancing is followed by a traction engine show and funfair.
Victoria Park Fair
An amateur film-maker captures the fun of the fair at Victoria Park in Haywards Heath. Highlights include fairground rides, beer drinking and tug-of-war contests.
[EXPO at Sussex]
|Date||20 July 1968||ID||4162|
An amateur film capturing some of the 1968 Sussex Expo at the Ardingly Show. The film, which includes intertitles, shows a range of vehicles being exhibited, a military exercise, a parade by Sussex Police as well as hot air balloons and parachutists in the sky above the showground.
Coach Tour: Visits to Windsor & Hampton Court
This intertitled film shows a family outing to Windsor Castle and Hampton Court Palace, with scenes of the family touring the interior courtyards and gardens of both sites. At Windsor Castle several groups of uniformed guards parade in the grounds and outside the main gates.
Hickstead; Lindfield Pond
A compilation of amateur material which includes footage of showjumping at Hickstead, feeding the ducks on a pond and the pigeons at Trafalgar Square, a playing toddler, children tobogganing in the snow, kittens, and a village fete.
Television Scenes: Apollo Space Travel, Circus, Prince of Wales, Sports [allocated]
|Date||20 July 1969||ID||2294|
Drama, racing, news and documentary footage is filmed from a living room armchair as it is shown on television by Amateur film maker Dora Harmer in July 1969. Sequences include satellite footage from the Apollo 11 mission, the first space flight that landed astronauts on the moon, and NASA's control station, Concorde's maiden flight "live" and sports matches.
This amateur film records events at the annual fair in the East Sussex village of Ditchling. It has an soundtrack comprising of commentary and specifically composed folk songs which narrate the story of the images.
Portrait of Venice
This amateur travelogue-style documentary film explores the Italian city of Venice, supported by a voice-over narrative with music soundtrack. The film tours the canals, churches and markets of the city providing an historical overview of the construction and occupation of the islands. Views of the 'Regatta Storica' in 1971 are also shown.
South Coast Resorts: Maidstone & District Version
A promotional film made during the early 1970s to promote coach holidays to south coast resorts. Numerous resorts and sights of interest are featured, alongside a commentary which commends coach travel as the best way to experience the south coast of England.
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