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[Local News Film, Hastings]
This film records people and events in the coastal town of Hastings in 1914.
Winchelsea and its Surroundings. A Day with Harry Furniss and his Sketchbook
Illustrator and caricaturist Harry Furniss is filmed with his sketchbook at various locations in and around Winchelsea and Hastings. The actuality footage is introduced with intertitles and is intercut with images of sketches in progress.
An excursion on the English Riviera
This short professionally made film features the south coast towns of Brighton, Hastings and Eastbourne. With the inclusion of intertitles, the film takes the form of a fictional journey made on the Brighton Belle from London to Brighton. Places of interest to the visitor are featured in each town, including the Royal Pavilion, Hastings Castle and Eastbourne Pier.
[At the Seaside]
Family film showing children playing at the seaside, divers at St Leonards Lido and children in a domestic garden.
[Scouting; Bank Holiday at Hastings; Visit to London; Holiday in France]
A home movie compilation which includes footage of Scouts, Cubs and Rangers on camping trips; events at Hastings over a Bank Holiday weekend; a visit to London and a holiday in France.
[Hudsons Farm: Farming; Leisure; Wedding; Seaside and Lido at Hastings]
Various scenes of people and farm animals at a farm; people gathering for photographs after a wedding and the couple leaving for their honeymoon; ‘Grandma leaving Worthing’ - an elderly lady leaving home and getting into a car; and scenes at Hastings’ outdoor pool and diving from the high boards.
[Hastings Family Film: Seaside Scenes]
A group of friends take a holiday in Hastings, taking fishing boat trips and sitting on the beach.
A film illustrating and promoting the activities of the Communist Party in Sussex in 1939. The film includes the production of the party newsletter, a demonstration against unemployment, speeches at the Sussex Communist Party Congress, and a march in Eastbourne.
[Birthday; Winter Scenes]
A home movie from 1941 featuring the Brocklehurst family. They are seen at home celebrating their eldest daughters birthday and out and about in the countryside with friends. The film hints at the impact of the war, with a soldier at home on leave and the family car being prepared for storage.
A Peep in the Future
This short animated film from 1946 was produced by Sidney Little, the Town Planning and Development Officer for Hastings Borough Council. The film demonstrates Little's scheme for redevelopment of Hastings Town Centre, using a specially constructed model of the street scene, together with vehicles and pedestrians.
Sands of Time
A publicity film in which a young American man writes a letter to a vicar he met during his stay in East Sussex. Back in America he recalls the places he visited; his letter forms the spoken narrative over the images.
[Bognor Regis Journal]
|Date||1949; 1951 - 1955||ID||3198|
A compilation of home movie material in which the film-maker records family outings in the south of England during the late 1940s and early 1950s. Places visited include Stonehenge, The New Forest and Beachy Head.
[Family Events of 1949]
Films of the Gowlland family in 1949, showing trips to their holiday cottage, 'Windover', at Fairlight Cove, at Easter and Whitsun. The family take walks along the cliffs and paddle in the sea and the children play in the garden. The family also visit Canterbury, Rye, and Old Hastings.
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.
[Holiday at Eastbourne, Hastings, Rye and Winchelsea]
This family travelogue shows the Moore family visiting the East Sussex and Kent coast. At Eastbourne, the family paddle in the sea and build sandcastles. In Hastings, they take in views from East Hill down to the beach and ride the funicular East Hill Cliff Railway. In Rye, the family visit St Mary's Clocktower, Oak House Pub and tour the cobbled streets. The final stop is at Winchelsea Methodist Chapel.
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