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Topsy Turvy Dance by Three Quaker Maidens
In this turn of the century comedy by George Albert Smith, three women in Quaker costume perform a dance that is revealed to be not quite what it seems.
This is the earliest example of a seaside publicity film in Screen Archive South East’s collection, dating from the mid 1920s. The film promotes Margate as a most fashionable seaside resort. The film is tinted and toned and has intertitles throughout.
[Garden Fete at Broughton House]
|Date||30 June 1926||ID||866|
A traditional English garden fete takes place in the grounds of Broughton House near Sevenoaks. This professional film with intertitles focuses much of its attention on the local people who attended the event.
|Date||20 July 1927||ID||444|
The first part of the film shows the mayor and other dignitaries laying wreaths at the town’s war memorial, followed by a parade through the streets. The second part of the film shows scenes from a pageant dramatising historical events associated with Bexhill. Intertitles introduce each scene.
|Date||[1928 - 1937]||ID||3184|
Amateur film-makers capture community-centred events in Crawley during the late 1920s and 1930s. Scenes include a parade commemorating the Coronation of King George VI in 1937.
North Foreland House [Seaside; Domestic Garden; Party]
Scenes filmed in and around North Foreland House by Enid Briggs in 1928, shot mainly in the garden and at nearby beach.
[Uncle Mack’s Minstrels; North Foreland House]
A single performance, made up of various acts by individuals, pairs and groups by Uncle Mack's Minstrels, filmed from the audience by Enid Briggs in the late 1920s.
Sussex and Hampshire Scenes
|Date||[ca. 1930s]; [ca. 1960s]||ID||3379|
A collection of scenes of Midhurst, Petersfield, Steyning, Horsham, Portsmouth and Worthing, made during the 1930s and early 1960s. The scenes focus on a woman (sometimes accompanied) visiting these towns, with the features of urban life - transport, shopping and leisure activities - providing a backdrop. Shop and business signage is strongly featured.
[Burne Family Pictures]
|Date||[ca. 1930 - 1932]||ID||593|
A compilation of home movie material from the early 1930s. Whilst on leave from their medical posts in Malaya, doctors Thomas and Catherine Violet Burne record family gatherings, holidays and school events in England.
[Fashion Show and Seaside Scenes]
A compilation of home movie material which includes members of the Ayling family giving a comical fashion show in a garden, and enjoying an outing to the beach.
[Garden Scenes; Wedding Pictures]
Various family scenes including children feeding pigeons, playing on a beach, riding a bike and playing in a garden. Wedding scenes including couples, the bride and groom and members of the wedding party posing and dancing in a garden. A children’s party and a garden party. Groups of people getting onto busses. A man skipping and boxing.
[Car Trip; Horse. Family Members]
A home movie compilation which includes footage of a family waving off elderly relatives in a car, the film-maker's wife and son schooling one of their ponies, a girl dancing in a garden, a boy climbing a tree, a man mowing the lawn, children riding bicycles and going to bed, and members of the family sitting on a pebble beach out of season.
[Eastbourne Lifeboat Day; Dance Performance; Folkington Meet at Glenthorne Manor; The Prince of Wales Visit; Horse Riding; Hunt]
|Date||1930, 1931, 1932||ID||8198|
Scenes of Eastbourne in the 1930s, including Lifeboat Day, Folkington Meet and a visit from the Prince of Wales, by Michael Holland.
[Girl's Gymnastics Display]
This black and white film opens shows a group of girls from the Bund Deutscher Mädel (BDM) undertaking outdoor physical training, gymnastic exercises and athletics events, supervised by nuns. Groups of girls in day wear gather to watch the sports events. Women dressed in traditional dresses perform dances and sing together, then sit down for a meal before attending a prize giving ceremony.
[Girls at Claremont School]
|Date||[ca. early 1930s ?]||ID||1368|
A compilation of amateur film recording outdoor events at Claremont School For Girls in Esher. In the late 1970s the school amalgamated with Fan Court Preparatory School for Boys to form Claremont Fan Court School.
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