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Forming part of the Astor School collection, this amateur film features school boys taking part in physical education classes. The film is intended to give the viewer a genuine insight into physical education at the school and the opportunities available to the pupils. The film includes a range of sports and is accompanied with a commentary throughout.
Forming part of the Astor School collection, this short film depicts a fictional scenario about a schoolboy called Bobby who is obsessed with football. He dreams about playing league football; his ambition negatively affects his performance at school. His disappointment about not being selected for the school football team is soon forgotten as he is eventually chosen to play, scores a number of goals and is selected for the team.
The Post Office
This educational film features telephone operators at the Post Office switchboard, Priory Street, Dover. There are brief shots of the exterior of the Post Office building and the Co-op department store opposite. A woman arrives for work and picks up a pair of headphones; women sit at the switchboard routing calls.
This is Broadstairs
A seaside publicity film advertising the attractions of the Kent resort of Broadstairs. An update of the 1965 film ~"Broadstairs...Of Course!"~ the film promotes Broadstairs' main attractions of the sandy bays, leisure activities and local events including the Dickens festival, beauty contest, water gala and folk festival.
488 Was Here; [Bluebell Railway in the 1970s]
|Date||17th September 1972||ID||5008|
An edited two film compilation. The first film: "488 was here" shows the 488 engine on the Bluebell Railway, followed by views of the East Kent Light Railway line at "Shepherds Well" Station and track at "Eythorne" in Kent. Film 2: "A Line for All Seasons" shows several locomotives on the Bluebell Line and an open day at Horsted Keynes station.
[Oceanography Course in Corsica]
Pupils from Astor Secondary School in Dover go on an educational holiday to Corsica, studying the landscape, the ocean, and the flora and fauna.
[Road Accident; Police and Ambulance Routine]
An educational films demonstrating the work undertaken by the police and ambulance service at road accidents. The accident presented in this film is a fictional one involving a young cyclist and car driver.
This silent amateur film records everyday life in and around Tower Hamlets, one of the twenty-one electoral wards which forms the district of Dover.
[Crabble Mill Dover]
|Date||[ca. mid 1970s]||ID||12254|
Shots of Crabble Mill at Dover, including the waterwheel in motion and some wildfowl on the water.
Storm Force Dover
Scenes of waves crashing against the harbour walls and on the beach at Dover, with music added.
The Making of Kent
A documentary about the work of the planning authority in Kent, focusing on the character of Kent - as expressed through its buildings and architectural history.
Ostende and Brugge
A trip to Brugge, travelling by ferry from Dover to Ostende. Footage includes the Belfry in Brugge and Ostende harbour.
This amateur film records teenage girls from the Astor Secondary Modern School in Dover being taught various aspects of childcare.
[Holiday in France]
An amateur film from the 1970s featuring a camping holiday to France. Three men travel from the hovercraft terminal at Dover to France and are seen relaxing on holiday as well as visiting Paris.
A family travelogue film showing visits to a range of tourist sites, stately homes, gardens and events travelling through Worcestershire, Gloucestershire and Warwickshire, then around Cambridge, Buckinghamshire, Kent and London.
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