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Winter Sport; [Christmas]
This film shows a family group playing in the snow and celebrating Christmas at home, with a traditional family meal and shots of the decorated living room adorned with Christmas cards, decorations and a tree. The second part of the film shows a Boxing Day (?) fox hunt. The Huntsmaster and hounds are gathered on a rural street. The film follows the hunt along part of the route.
[Fairlight & Flowers]
An intertitled film showing several family outings that includes Alexandra Park in St Leonards, Hastings seafront and Hastings Old Town with Castle on the hill. This is followed by a visit to Fairlight; with views of the countryside and sheep with lambs. (possibly continued on TID:5724).
[Tour Through Hampshire, Kent & Sussex]
This amateur film is shot in a variety of locations across southern England. The film records visits to towns, villages and rural areas including Canterbury, Pegwell Bay, Winchelsea, Brighton and Hastings and features the main attractions at each location, including Canterbury Cathedral, the Viking Ship Hugin and Brighton's Royal Pavilion.
Down to Sussex
A British Transport Film looking at the history and landscape of the Sussex countryside.
[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.
[Somewhere On Sundays; Night Lights Display]
This intertitled film shows various leisure activities at the seaside and small towns of the wider Kent area and Hastings in East Sussex. Also shown is a visit to London, with views of Karl Marx's grave site in Highgate, along with Piccadilly Circus, Hyde Park and Victoria. The film begins with a short sequence showing neon advertising and street decorations in London. Advertising images and signage are prominent throughout the film.
Blanco’s Happy Return
This colour film shows a visit from a family friend (?) Blanco. The group visit various locations including Hastings Pier and seafront and play games in a front garden with a young boy. The group also watch a cricket match in a park when walking the dog, visit Hythe with scenes at Saltwood Castle on the Royal Military Canal, and take a trip on the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway.
[Official opening of Torfield School]
|Date||2 June 1965||ID||437|
The Mayor of Hastings officiates at the opening of Torfield School, Hastings. Speeches are given to an assembled crowd before the school doors are officially unlocked and a plaque is unveiled inside to commemorate the opening.
[Family Scenes; First H8 Shots]
A film showing an extended family outing to a park (Alexandra Park, St Leonards?) an outing and a picnic in the countryside by car. The mixed family group sit together for a picnic on the grass next to their cars, including a baby and several young children. [music has been removed from the online clip for copyright reasons]
The Magic Shell
This short fiction film tells the story of a young boy that finds a magic shell on the beach whilst on an outing with his parents. The shell allows the boy to make things disappear including his parents. [This film has been made mute online, for copyright reasons]
The Pearce Saga Continued
This film depicts a visit with the Pearce family to various locations around Kent, with scenes of the group at leisure at the Clifford Sheldon Club House in Kent; at the seaside in Hastings on Grand Parade, Hastings Pier, Old Town, and on the beach. Village scenes in Biddenden, Kent; at home in the garden, and touring the town in Maidstone. Various domestic scenes with the dog Pepe, a family group dancing in a garden and on the beach at Folkestone.
[Out & About: Day Trip Across the Channel]
Scenes filmed while 'out and about', on Channel hops to France and the Isle of Wight, and to Hastings, Battle, Portsmouth and Blenheim Palace, filmed by Michael Gillings in 1967.
South Coast Resorts
A promotional film made during the early 1970s to promote coach holidays to south coast resorts. Numerous resorts and sights of interest are featured, alongside a commentary which commends coach travel as the best way to experience the south coast of England.
Hastings Holiday Town of Contrasts
A travelogue of Hastings and St Leonards showing the old and the new town. Tourism activities including visits to surrounding attractions, ending with fireworks.
[Travels Bexhill: St. Peters; Hastings Fish and Old Town; About Sussex; Rye; Herstmonceux Observatory; Thames Long Reach]
A car travels through Sussex towns and countryside in this film by Christopher Harris. Scenes include the coast and street scenes at Bexhill-on-Sea, Hastings and Rye. The film-maker makes a brief stop at the Royal Observatory, Herstmonceux in Sussex, visiting the Isaac Newton Telescope with views of the Equatorial Group of telescope domes on the opposite side of the road.
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