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|Date||1946 - 1947||ID||2402|
Amateur film-maker and I.E.M.E. (Indian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers) soldier (?) D. J. Church records footage of his stationing in India. Images include various street scenes, sports events, tanks at the British Military Training Centre at Quetta, and the regiment's return trip to England via the Suez Canal. The film-maker went on to become a founding member of the Haywards Heath Cine Society.
[Holidays to the Westcountry and Scotland]
An amateur film-maker films family holidays to the South West and Scotland. The holidaymakers tour the coastline and villages of the Westcounty, stopping at Stonehenge on their way home to the South East. They visit the east coast of Scotland in the following year, stopping at Dundee and St Andrews before travelling into the Highlands. The film-maker went on to become a founding member of the Haywards Heath Cine Society.
Haywards Heath & District Amateur Cine Society member D. J. Church and his wife holiday along North Devon's coastline, exploring the countryside, beaches and villages in and around Lynmouth.
The REES Plant Department’s Move to Coulsdon
|Date||1950; 1958; 1960||ID||2405|
An amateur record of the Plant Department of William F. Rees civil engineering company establishing itself in Coulsdon, following its move there from Cheltenham. Footage of the site under construction is followed by images of its official opening and of it being fully operational.
The Kent Show (1951)
An amateur colour record of the 1951 Kent County Agricultural Show. The film includes images of competition farm animals, a variety of agricultural display tents, and the making of a decorative pot on a potters wheel. The film-maker was a member of Haywards Heath & District Amateur Cine Society.
Cornish Holiday 1951
An amateur record of a family motoring holiday to Cornwall which includes footage of the harbour villages of Looe and Polperro.
I’ll Send You a Card
A colour amateur film which records a touring holiday in Scotland. Highlights of the trip include Edinburgh, Blair Castle, Highland Games, and the Scottish landscape and lochs. Explanatory intertitles are written in the form of postcards. The film-maker was a member of Haywards Heath & District Amateur Cine Society.
Plant Hire 1952
An amateur record with intertitles of some of the machinery hired out by William F. Rees Plant Department during 1952. Bulldozers, excavators and rollers are seen working on numerous projects, including road surfacing at Crawley New Town.
Horley Coronation Fete
|Date||30 May 1953||ID||2392|
The 1953 coronation celebrations are illustrated in this colour film of a village fete made by a local amateur cine enthusiast. The film features races, sideshows and stalls, pony rides, a fancy dress competition, a 'baby show' and visitors to the fete having tea and sandwiches.
[Sussex County Cricket Match]
|Date||10 September 1960||ID||2406|
An amateur film-maker, and member of Haywards Heath and District Amateur Cine Society, films a cricket match between Horley and the Sussex County XI at home.
[RSPCA Bird Hospital and Sanctuary; Cornish Seabirds]
An amateur cameraman films the birds being cared for at the RSPCA Wild Bird Hospital and Sanctuary at Mousehole in Cornwall, and the seabirds which populate the rugged coastline.
The Plant Department Move to Old Woking
The William F. Rees Plant Department moves from Cousldon to Woking. This amateur film charts the move, recording the vacant new site and the improvements which are made to it, the office removal lorries setting off from Coulsdon, and the plant equipment in transit.
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