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[Hospitals Fetes and Village Fairs]
|Date||[ca. 1957]; 15 July 1959; 30 April 1960||ID||8336|
This collection of colour films provide highlights of several Hospital fund-raising fairs and village fetes in Cuckfield and Haywards Heath, featuring village amusements, sports games and fairgrounds. Harry Secombe visits Haywards Heath Hospital to open a local market within the hospital grounds.
A publicity film made by local photographic shop owner/film distributor/amateur cameraman, promoting Brighton as a seaside resort, focusing on the town’s attractions and architecture.
Family Mills, Park Lane Movie Scrapbook
|Date||[1957 - 1960?]||ID||3354|
This amateur home movie features family life and activities at the family home in Slindon, West Sussex over a number of years. Family members are seen at home in the garden and in the village. Further afield, the film captures visits to Arundel, Bosham, Chessington and Bramber amongst other places, and country walks on the South Downs. The film also includes shots of various military parades connected to the Royal Engineers.
[Peter Pan's Playground; Holiday to Cornwall]
This film shows a family outing to Peter Pan's Playground in Brighton where the children play on the rides. The second film shows a family holiday to Cornwall with a visit to a postcard shop, views of St Michael's Mount, the family exploring the rocky and wooded coastline by car and on foot, and the children bathing in the sea. Panoramic coastal shots close the film.
[Birthday Party; Visit to a Playground]
This short film shows a 7th birthday party with birthday tea, children playing games in the garden and the family on an outing to Peter Pan's Playground in Brighton. The children play on a large metal rocking horse, roundabout and rotating climbing frame.
The Belle of Kent
|Date||28 July 1959||ID||1045|
A seaside publicity film advertising the attractions of the Kent resort of Margate. Narrated by Kenneth Macleod, the film promotes the seaside facilities and suggests a variety excursions that can be taken from there.
This film shows the Burns family boating on a river, followed by a series of sporting events that includes a group of girls playing a game of Netball in an enclosed court (?) and two woman trampolining in front of a gathered crowd (?). The film closes with the children riding a merry-go-round and miniature train ride (at a Butlin's Resort), inter cut with wider shots of the rest of the fairground.
[Club Compilation: Scouting Activities; Gardens; Charlie Chaplin [HCR]; Trip to London Zoo]
|Date||1959; June 1961; [ca. 1960s?]||ID||8341|
This film opens with the combined Cuckfield and Balcombe Cub Scout packs in a camp, along with the family attending a children's sports day event in Balcombe. This is followed by views of a formal garden and house; a fiction film 'The Two Imps'; a family trip to London and Chesington Zoo; and mixed views of a village fair with games and stalls. The final film is a single shot of a man asleep on a log.
[Carnival; swimming pool; seaside; cricket]
A compilation of local events and family outings recorded by an amateur film-maker. Scenes include the Horsham Festival parade, swimming at Horsham swimming pool, family days out at Brighton and Worthing and a cricket march.
Beautiful Brighton and Hove
Beginning and ending with what appears to be an acted drama, the main bulk of the film comprises shots around Brighton's features of the Palace pier, the Pavilion, the fountain in the Old Stein, and various parks and gardens around the town.
[Our First; Family Album]
This family film shows several outings to the seaside at Hastings and St Leonards-on-Sea including: a visit to St Leonard's Pool or Lido; a stroll along the seafront at Marine Parade; a visit to the amusements in Hastings Old Town; and a visit to the Pier at Eastbourne. The final scenes shows the family on the rides at a Funfair in London's Battersea Park. The four towers of Battersea Powerstation are visible over the tree tops behind the amusements.
[Gala Day Chichester]
This amateur film features the Gala Day at Chichester in 1961. Members of the Chalk family are seen at home in the garden as well as shots of the gala parade and fair in the town. The last part of the film includes footage that appears to have been shot whilst on holiday at the seaside.
Family Album 1961 - 1965
|Date||1961 - 1965||ID||362|
Footage of a family at home and on outings over the year. Includes scenes by the sea during summer and sledging in winter. There is also footage of a school sports day.
Film of a variety of subjects including: a garden full of flowers in bloom; scenes at Sheffield Park Gardens; the construction of a small pond; a group picnicing and camping in the countryside; a marching band and scenes at a funfair.
The Fun of the Fair
A vibrant look at a fairground; the rides, the sideshows, the crowd and the people working there. A musical accompaniment is mixed with sounds and voices from the fairground.
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