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[Sports Day at St. Aubyns]
Amateur film by Lance House of a sports day at his son's school - St. Aubyns boy’s prep school in Rottingdean, Sussex. The sports day events include boys racing, the long jump, hurdles, relay racing, a sack race, and obstacle race, a “sisters race” (for girls), parents having lunch outdoors, the school marching band, boys marching, and the prize giving.
The Fourth Year
|Date||1948 - 1949||ID||2998|
A two-reel film recording the activities of the fourth year of London Road School, in Burgess Hill. The film is divided into autumn, spring and summer term activities and depicts project work, school trips, sports day and preparing for the school play.
The School Farm
This amateur documentary records the agricultural activities of Rye Secondary Modern School's Young Farmers' Club during the course of a year.
Around & About with the Children of Queensmill Rd School
This amateur film with intertitles records the disabled pupils of Fulham's Queensmill Special School in the classroom and on a holiday to Bognor Regis.
[Sports; Old Boys Reunion; Camp]
Physical training displays at Visitors Day including gymnastics, cycling, running and competitions with some boys in fancy dress. Old Boys reunion with group portraits, cricket and football. Camp and outing to the seaside. More sports and Commemorative Day.
Out of the Dark
The story of gas and electric lighting, told by Dr. Arthur Bryant and Professor C. Andrade with reconstructed scenes and footage of ancient, industrial and modern lighting apparatus, produced at Merton Park Studios for the Electrical Development Association in 1951.
|Date||1952 - 1955||ID||1365|
A compilation of amateur material recording events at Fan Court Preparatory School for Boys at Chertsey between 1952 and 1955.
Element of Grace
Amateur film-maker Ray Young, a member of Eastbourne Cine Group, films members of St. Leonards Amateur Swimming Club in 1952 as they demonstrate front crawl, butterfly, back crawl and spectacular diving techniques at St. Leonards Bathing Pool, a lido built in the 1930s by Sydney Little, "the Concrete King".
This film shows scenes of Hurstpierpoint school boys in a swimming pool, followed by a series of shots showing St. John's College buildings. The film finishes with a set of titles for a football match but does not show the match.
[Chief Scout Visit to Chailey]
|Date||25 March 1954||ID||9952|
A film that features Chief Scout, Lord Rowallan visiting Chailey Heritage School meeting the Chailey School Scouts and Guides. Lord Rowallan tours the school buildings, visiting outdoor beds, the 'Kinnaird Speech Room' and watches an opening ceremony for a Cub Scout and Guide hut at the Chailey Windmill within the grounds. The film closes with Lord Rowallan talking to a group of young Cubs about a neckerchief woggle.
Electricity in your Garden
A film made for the British Electrical Development Association in 1956, advocating the use of electricity to heat soil and air for propagators and beds in your vegetable garden, and electric tools to make working in your garden easier and more efficient. Roy Hay talks the viewer through the development of his year long gardening project at Hurtmore Farmhouse in Compton, Surrey, aided greatly by the use of electricity.
[School; Kidbrooke Park; Fire; Hoya; Gardens; Sports; Bonfire]
|Date||1956; 1957; 1958||ID||8625|
This collection of colour films, documents the film-maker's visit to Michael Hall - A Steiner Waldorf School, within the grounds of Kidbrooke Park, West Sussex. The films also include an event at a bonfire and a tour around a greenhouse with a selection of plants.
[Shoreham Beach; Lancing College; Birthday]
This film shows the family playing on Shoreham Beach and paddling in the sea; making a visit to Lancing College with interior and exterior shots of the grounds and chapel; followed by a series of portrait shots of the family playing on a swing and with bicycles in a garden, where a man tries to ride a child's tricycle but falls off. The film closes with scenes of a child's birthday tea party in the conservatory and close-up shots of the food.
[Lusaka; Victoria Falls]
This extended family film shows: domestic scenes at a rural village; scenes from an agricultural show; a school sports day; traditional Pit sawing of Muputu wood; a visit by HM The Queen Elizabeth, II and HM Elizabeth,The Queen Mother, plus other royal family members to Lusaka [?]; a visit to the Victoria Falls; the family at a pool; a series of model trains going through tunnels (?); and a group of older adults in portrait.
Whitgift at Cranwell
This black and white narrated film shows highlights from the Whitgift School Combined Cadet Force (CCF) at RAF Cranwell in 'August 1958' featuring the cadets undergoing formal training exercises, sports events and watching a passing out parade. [Music has been removed from online clip for copyright reasons]
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