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[Sports Day] or [Foundling Hospital Sports Day]
Sports day at Foundling Hospital, London's first home for abandoned children, filmed by Charles Goodwin Norton in 1899.
[A ‘Capitol’ Newsreel by Clifford Spain III]
|Date||1927 - 1934||ID||1518|
A compilation of films of local interest which which were exhibited in a newsreel format at the Capitol Cinema in Walton-on-Thames by its manager Clifford Spain. The films record community events including parades, local election results and sports meetings. The camera pays special attention to the locals who visit the events.
St Bartholomew’s Hospital
A tour of St Bartholomew's Hospital, a voluntary hospital in Rochester. This professionally made film with intertitles informs the viewer of the costs involved in the delivery of modern and efficient health care. It was made to serve as a fundraising tool.
Ramsgate General Hospital: Hospital Appeal
A short promotional film about the appeal to raise funds for the extension of Ramsgate General Hospital. The Chairman of the Extensions Committee presents the film, appealing to people to donate towards the new casualty and outpatients departments. The film includes plans of the proposed new buildings.
[The Royal Surrey County Hospital Fundraising Films]
Two films, one a short drama and one a factual film, from a pre-NHS era, both made to encourage the public to make donations and raise funds for the Royal Surrey County Hospital.
Princess Alice Memorial Hospital
This professional film with intertitles tours The Princess Alice Memorial Hospital in Eastbourne. It was made to demonstrate how donations were being utilized by the hospital and to encourage further giving.
Sussex People's Scrapbook 1938
A film illustrating and promoting the activities of the Communist Party in Sussex in 1938. The film includes scenes of demonstrations on Brighton's sea front; the anniversary of the Russian Revolution; and men returning to Brighton, from fighting in the Spanish Civil War. Intertitles are used throughout the film.
Baby Scenes; Family Visit Newcastle
An amateur film following family life after the birth of the family's baby named David in North Cheam, Surrey 1941/1942. The family introduce baby David to their relatives in Newcastle, travelling by train.
Film of a surgical operation, in close-up using both colour and black and white film.
New Faces Come Back
This partially-dramatised documentary traces the story of Jim, a flight engineer in the Royal Canadian Air Force who was badly burned during a Second World War aircraft accident. Jim undergoes reconstructive surgery and social rehabilitation at the Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead. His experiences earn him membership in the notorious Guinea Pig Club.
Ramsgate Peace Memorial, Plans and Laying of the Foundation Stone by HRH The Duchess of Kent
|Date||11 November 1947; 19 May 1948||ID||972|
In the first part of the film, work commences on the outpatients and casualty departments at Ramsgate General Hospital with the cutting of the sod ceremony, conducted by the mayor of Ramsgate. The second part of the film, filmed six months later, features the laying of the foundation stone by HRH The Duchess of Kent.
Ramsgate Welcomes a Royal Visitor
|Date||19 May 1948||ID||971|
HRH The Duchess of Kent receives an enthusiastic welcome when she visits Ramsgate. In this short film Katharine Duchess of Kent, is seen walking through the streets and being greeted by the people of the town. She unveils a plaque at the Ramsgate General Hospital and signs a book of remembrance, after which she meets patients in the wards; she is driven off in a royal car.
In and Around Eversfield
|Date||1950 - 1951||ID||8203|
A professionally made film with intertitles by Wallace Heaton Limited featuring typical activities of patients at Eversfield Chest Hospital during the early 1950s.
Pennies. School Trip to Switzerland
'Pennies' is a cautionary story about the importance of road safety. Two boys on a bike are hit by a car. One boy is killed and the other injured. His class give pennies to the teacher for funeral flowers. The second film (not online) 'School Trip to Switzerland' follows a group of children as they learn about the Swiss way of life and explore the countryside.
Christmas at Eversfield from the patients' angle
A professionally made film by Wallace Heaton Limited featuring the patients and some of the staff at Eversfield Hospital during Christmas in 1951. The patients are seen performing 'Cinderella' and relaxing indoors; preparations are made by the staff for the Christmas dinner.
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