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The Marchioness Camden Presents New Colors to Special Reserves at Shorncliffe
|Date||19 August 1913||ID||870|
This newsreel shows Joan Pratt, 4th Marchioness Camden presenting new Colours to The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment at Shorncliffe military station.
[Tour: Departure at Folkestone [?]]
This short film shows a ship moving into port slowly passing the camera, followed by shots of several men standing on boat deck dressed in hats and leather driving coats. A motorcar is lifted off the harbour and hoisted onto the deck of a ship. A group of men then crowd another man holding a sheet of paper, possibly awaiting further instructions. The film ends with a close up of several older men talking then turning to look at the camera (continues on TID: 6463).
[Tour: Loading Car on Board]
This short film (continued from TID: 6462) shows several men standing on deck dressed in hats and leather driving coats talking to each other as two motorcars are hoisted onto the deck of a ship by a crane (additional ship deck shots on TID: 6481). The film closes with shots of several cars driving off the ship, once it has moored in a port.
[Woman and Man Exercising with a Hula Hoop]
|Date||[ca. 1930s -1950s?]||ID||8087|
Young men and women hula hoop for the camera.
Herne Hill Cricket Club, Kent Tour
This amateur film captures the Herne Hill Cricket Club as it tours Kent competing against other cricket teams during the summer of 1931. Matches are played at Folkestone, Dover, Chatham House School at Ramsgate, and Tenterden; intertitles show the score at each of the venues.
Herne Hill Cricket Kent Tour, June 1932
This film shows Herne Hill Cricket Club on tour, playing matches against a number of Kent clubs including Folkestone, Rye, Dover, and Chatham. The players are seen on and off the field, socialising between matches.
[Golf; Jubilee; Coronation; model farming]
|Date||1934; 1935; 1937||ID||785|
A black and white amateur film featuring a variety of scenes from the Folkestone area. The majority of the footage is of a parade marking the coronation of George VI; there are also shorter scenes of the King George V Silver Jubilee parade.
This edited and intertitled travelogue film shows a cruise from Folkestone, England to the Stubai Valley, near Innsbruck, in Austria. The film also includes descriptive intertitles highlighting local agricultural processes, regional customs, and traditional Tyrolean dress. The film shows views of the rural mountainous villages of Mieders and Fulpmes in Tyrol. The final section shows the film-makers returning to the UK via ship.
[Otford Methodist Church Events]
|Date||11 July 1935; 18 July 1936; July 1938; 1 July 1939; 10 July 1939||ID||6129|
Film depicting an outing to the seaside, interspersed with short 'safety films' such as a Charlie Chaplin sketch, and Popeye. The outing is possibly a trip with the Church to Folkestone, during the summer of 1936, and later in the summer of 1938.
Round The Town
An amateur film with intertitles which tours Folkestone in the immediate pre-Second World War era. The film was made by members of the Martin Walter Ltd Garage which features heavily.
[Trip to Winchelsea; Steam Trains; Garden Scenes; Wisborough Green]
|Date||1948 - 1949||ID||1676|
Colour film of the Gowlland family in 1948 to 1949. Staying at their holiday cottage in Sussex, they visiting Rye and the Romney Hythe and Dymchurch miniature railway. At home in Croydon, the children play on their toy 'steam wagon' and the family takes walks with their puppy at Squerries Court in Kent.. The family also visit relatives in Wisborough Green.
Cinderella: A New Version of An Old Story
A humourous, contemporary retelling of Cinderella, complete with ugly sisters, a fairy godmother and Prince Charming. The film was made by The Ashford Association Film Society and includes an early acting appearance by British television presenter Bob Holness.
[OMCC Outing; Folkestone & Dymchurch]
Documenting the Otford Methodist Children's Church outing to Folkestone and Dymchurch in 1948, this film shows the Newman family with their fellow church members by the seaside.
[Southern News: John Logie Baird plaque unveiling]
|Date||[ca. 1950s - 1960s]||ID||400|
This news item from Southern News captures the official unveiling of a plaque at 26 Guildhall Street, Folkestone. The plaque is unveiled by the wife of John Logie Baird to commemorate her husband's early experimental work on the premises during 1924.
Various Trains and Planes
This silent colour film opens with various scenes from RAF Manston, followed by industrial heavy plant machinery being moved through rural countryside. This is followed by scenes of the Leas Cliff railway, Folkestone; views from and inside the signal box at Canterbury West Station and the interior workings of the Signal Box at Sturry.
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