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A film by architect Joseph Emberton of his travels to three European architectural exhibitions; the first in pre-war Dusseldorf, the second in Paris and the third, at the Empire Exhibition in Glasgow.
Fire in Their Eyes
|Date||[ca. 1937]; 1968; [ca. 1978]||ID||3106|
Archive footage of the Haywards Heath Fire Brigade just prior to the Second World War is followed by images of vintage fire engines and of fire service demonstrations at Expo Sussex '68; an Open Day at Haywards Heath Fire Station in the 1970s; local fires; and the International Fire Training Centre in Gloucestershire.
Dinard and Paris Exhibition
This colour and black and white film shows a family holiday to France, visiting Dinard, St Malo and Le Mont Saint-Michel. The second film shows highlights of the International Exposition dedicated to Art and Technology in Modern Life with the German and Soviet Union Pavilions adjacent to the Eiffel Tower along with gardens and street scenes and several Parisian landmarks.
[Horse-show; Ballet; Springtime]
|Date||[ca. 1938 - 1940]||ID||1540|
A compilation of items filmed by Joseph Emberton of family outings, scenes on holiday in Devon, and his daughters in their garden in Surrey.
Our Movie Album
|Date||1949 - 1951; 13 March 1952||ID||5564|
An intertitled family film showing two boys exploring the town of Hastings, visiting the seafront, the Pier, Pavilion and Bandstand. Later the children go to Alexandra Park to play at a playground and visit a boating lake. In London they visit the South Bank for the Festival of Britain Exhibition, touring several popular landmarks. Other scenes include Christmas activities, a visit to a film premiere, and a commuter ride on a train.
Scenes from an agricultural show in Tunbridge Wells.
This colour amateur film, made by a member of Haywards Heath & District Amateur Cine Society, captures the changing face of the agricultural landscape over the course of ten months.
[Festival of Britain at Whitstable and Other Year Events]
A diary of festivities and events celebrating the Festival of Britain in Whitstable. Each event is introduced with intertitles or newspaper headlines.
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.
Festival of Britain 1951
A professional film with intertitles which tours the South Bank and Battersea Park sites of the Festival of Britain.
[Festival of Britain]
This colour film provides highlights of the 1951 Festival of Britain - South Bank Exhibition, held at Waterloo in London. The sights include many of the exhibition buildings, sculptures and art displays, set among the landscaped gardens adjacent to Festival Pier on the South Bank.
Fire Defence Exhibition
An amateur film produced by the Surrey Fire Brigade Film Unit. The film includes scenes of a dignitary visiting a fire station to inspect the fireman. The main focus of the film is on the Fire Defence Exhibition at Bentalls department store with numerous shots of the displays and exhibits in the main hall.
[Atoms for Peace]
|Date||8th-25th August 1955||ID||9724|
This edited colour film shows highlights of the 'Atoms for Peace' conference and exhibition (International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy) in Geneva. Exhibitors, equipment and demonstrations are shown in detail. Additional black and white footage shows shots of Radiotherapy / Radiationtherapy equipment and views of the Genevan countryside.
A.B. Hols [Family Holiday to Catalonia]
This film shows a family travelling by car to the Aigua-Blava Playa de Fornells Resort, in Spain via ferry and car. The family stop to have a picnic, admire views of the countryside, visit several beaches and tour local towns and villages. In the second part of the film the family visit Barcelona.
[The Annual Quebec Day Celebrations at Chichester Barracks]
|Date||7 September 1958||ID||3078|
Members of the public visit the Royal Sussex Regiment's Roussillon Barracks for the annual Quebec Day celebrations. The visitors are treated to regimental displays on the parade ground, a Drum Head Service, numerous exhibitions of army vehicles and equipment, as well as sideshow games, sports day races, and a cricket match.
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