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The Universal Exhibition Brussels
|Date||17 April - 19 October 1958||ID||5566|
This film shows views of the: "Exposition Universelle et Internationale de Bruxelles" or Expo 58. Scenes include shots of the pavilion buildings and outdoor exhibits with 'Atomium' structure, fountains, Canadian Pavilion, USSR Pavilion (Soviet Union), USA Pavilion, aerial tramway, a fashion show on a floating platform, views of the gardens and Thai Pavilion; French Pavilion; UK Pavilion with Public House "The Britannia" (Whitbread); a Cinema; and illuminated night time views. [instrumental music has been removed from the online clip for copyright reasons].
[Exhibition in Brussels; Ploegsteert War Memorial; Trip to Holland; Folkestone Scenes; Wedding]
An amateur silent film featuring various outings including scenes from a visit to 'Expo 58' and Ploegsteert War Memorial.
|Date||August 1958 - 1960||ID||7732|
This edited film shows events and family scenes as captured by Maurice Puttock, showing family life in Lusaka (now Zambia) in the late 1950s. Scenes include several noted visits from HM Elizabeth The Queen Mother and HM The Queen, Elizabeth II among others. It also shows birthdays and work trips to see the building of the Kariba Dam.
This film shows a series of East Sussex based steam rallies that includes a mix of steam traction engines, transport, commercial vehicles from across East Sussex plus a fairground organ . Note: The first scenes have a red colour cast to the image, full colour then returns.
[Sussex Show at Ardingly]
A short amateur film featuring numerous displays from the Sussex Show at Ardingly during the 1960s.
A short amateur film compiled of newspaper clippings, television news and some original footage both in colour and black and white, of Russian Soviet Pilot and Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin's visit to England shortly after his historic orbit of the earth in 1961 in his Vostok 1 spacecraft.
Youth Newsreel (No. 2) Reports.... Sport & Adventure ‘62
|Date||24 June 1962||ID||1596|
The Youth Service of Surrey County Council's Education Department organizes an exhibition of outdoor activities for youth at the De Burgh County Secondary School in Tadworth. The day's events are filmed by the Merton & Morden Youth Cine Club.
[Park; Stool Ball Club; County Show]
This home movie features the Greenshields family at home and on outings in West Sussex. The film opens at Petworth House, where the family collect mushrooms in the grounds; at home the children play with toys in the garden; they visit a County Fair and enjoy time on the beach at Bracklesham Bay.
Oatlands Village Centenary, 1862 - 1962
This amateur documentary film shows the centenary celebrations organised by St. Mary's Church, during 1962. The film records special church services, highlighting a number of notable people, and includes some general history of places in the parish accompanied by a commentary, soundtrack and intertitles.
[Tangmere Aircraft films]
This amateur film shot by Flight Lieutenant Bernard Hammond features three Royal Air Force related events. The first is the last air show to be held at RAF Tangmere; the second is with the Air Training Corps gliding at Tangmere and the third is an Area Youth Parade at Chichester. The different events are denoted in the film by the use of handwritten intertitles.
[Surrey County Council Garden Party]
|Date||19 July 1963||ID||1632|
An amateur record of the Surrey Council Council Garden Party held at Wotton House on 19th July 1963. Guests enjoy a fashion show, an exhibition on the role played by the Council in the County's countryside, a sit-down meal and a gymnastics display.
Portrait of Penge
This amateur travelogue style documentary explores the town of Penge, on the fringes of South East London. Made as part of the Penge Rotary Club's exchange with a US Club, it shows the town, its people and local life prior to being swallowed up by boundary changes in Greater London. Included are views of the neighbouring Crystal Palace Park, BBC transmitters, gardens and the Lyceum Ballroom with Frank and Peggy Spencer's Ballroom Dancing team.
[News Items: Dennis Vehicles]
|Date||[1966?]; 1967; 1968||ID||1619|
Four newsreel extracts filmed by Pathe and Movietone, from the late 1960s, showing new products from Dennis Bros. Ltd. The films include footage of the 24th International Commercial Motor Show at Earl's Court.
[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.
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