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[Mercury's at Dennis Factory]
A convoy of Dennis Mercury vehicles are driven out of the company's Guildford factory. Inside the factory an electrical checklist is done on one of the Mercurys, whereby its lights and windscreen wipers are all tested. Meanwhile a fire engine destined for Hong Kong joins other fire engines in a convoy leaving the factory.
[The Dennis Factory and Their Products]
A lengthy record of Dennis Bros. Ltd products. The film tours the company's Guildford factory, where it films the production line, as well as vintage and modern vehicles both at the factory and in usage on the city streets.
[Steam Engines and Train Transport in the South East]
|Date||1964; 1965; 1966||ID||422|
Colour film showing numerous locomotives and stations in the last days of steam in the South East of England. The film features trains on the Cuckoo line, on Southern Railway lines in East and West Sussex, and visits the steam lines on the Isle of Wight.
Presentation of Colours
This film shows the Presentation of the Colours ceremony of 3rd Battalion The Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment (T.A.). The film mainly shows soldiers dressed in parade uniform marching; the regimental flags are paraded.
Made in Britain: Focus on Exports
An extract from a BBC programme Made in Britain, which looks at the changing fortunes of Dennis Bros. Ltd. The Guildford-based company, a manufacturer of specialist Commercial and heavy vehicles, is found to be increasingly focusing its efforts on the export market. The film has an accompanying commentary.
[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.
[Dennis Fire Engine Tours Guildford, Godalming and Haslemere]
Images of the new Dennis F.44 Fire Engine driving around the streets of Guildford and Godalming, and on country tracks. The vehicle, with its Rolls Royce engine and automatic gearbox, is also filmed at Silverstone racetrack where it out-performs the Dennis F.36 Fire Engine. [Additional Siverstone material on TID 1620]
[F.44 Dennis Fire Engine Test Drive]
The latest Dennis Fire Engine, the F.44, is given a test drive through the streets of Godalming and on country tracks. It is also pitted against the F.36 model at Silverstone racetrack, where its superior performance is watched by chief fire officers. The film has an accompanying commentary.
[Flood at Guildford]
Scenes of flooding in Guildofrd in 1968. Aerial views are shown along with street scdenes in Onslow Street, at the bus station, Friary Street, North Street. The railway line is shown at Godalming and various river views. A person is seen canoeing along a flooded street, cars driving through flood waters and children wading through water.
A film showing the demolition of Friary Meux, the Guildford Friary Brewery, filmed from around the site. A crane pulls down a tower (filmed in slow motion), as other construction vehicles clear the site. A large group of spectators gather to watch in a nearby street.
Surrey Union Hunt at Civic Hall
|Date||26 December 1977||ID||5296|
Members of the Surrey Union Hunt assemble outside Guildford Civic Hall with the Lady Mayoress. After riding through the streets of Guildford, the hunting party set off over nearby fields, the riders jumping hedges as they move at speed.
[Family scenes; rag and bone man J Mitchell]
|Date||1979 - 1984||ID||213|
This home movie includes footage of a number of events in the life of the Wilson family. The film opens with a graduation, and concludes with a wedding at Lewes Register Office at Southover Grange. Part of the film captures a rag and bone man, J Mitchell, with his horse and cart in Brighton.
Aspects of Guildford
Visual essay set to music showing demolition of buildings, cranes, building societies, town crier and musicians in period costume at Guildhall, Pancake Day Race to the Angel Inn.
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