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[A ‘Capitol’ Newsreel by Clifford Spain I]
|Date||1919 - 1931||ID||1515|
This compilation contains films of local interest which were exhibited in a newsreel format at the Capitol Cinema in Walton-on-Thames by its manager Clifford Spain. The events captured on film are primarily community-driven ones, filmed to attract their participants to the subsequent cinema screenings.
[A ‘Capitol’ Newsreel by Clifford Spain II]
|Date||1922 - 1932||ID||1517|
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, from 1922, 1931 and 1932, record community events including an RSPCA horse show and several garden fetes. The camera pays much attention to recording the visitors who frequent the events.
[The Canterbury Tour]
A titled film showing a series of Canterbury street scenes filmed from a moving vehicle in this professional film, starting at West Gate and travelling eastwards along the High Street, passing the cattle market on Upper Bridge Street.
The Young Squire's Wedding at Warnham Court
|Date||7 June 1923||ID||4902|
This black and white film shows the wedding of Charles Eric Lucas ('Joe') and Doris Brander ('Biddy') on the 7th of June 1923. The film also shows some scenes filmed at a later date showing Biddy and Joe with a baby.
[Warnham Court: Family with Baby]
A family group hold a baby whilst posing for the camera on a garden bench. Colonel Brander holds a dog as the baby's mother 'Biddy' holds the baby with her husband 'Joe'. In portrait a grandmother or a nanny [?] stand at the main door with a domestic nurse as both turn and enter the house. These scenes also feature at the end of Joe and Biddy Lucas's wedding film on TID 4902.
This is the earliest example of a seaside publicity film in Screen Archive South East’s collection, dating from the mid 1920s. The film promotes Margate as a most fashionable seaside resort. The film is tinted and toned and has intertitles throughout.
[Works at Fairmile Garage in Cobham]
|Date||[28 March 1927 ?]||ID||10644|
This film shows a compilation of scenes at the Fairmile Garage in Cobham, Surrey with several men working on an Invicta car [?], and using machinery. Scenes also show the interior of the Garage with several cars being assembled. Outside a car drives up to the camera [061 PC]. The final shot shows a further scene of car mechanics working on a vehicle.
[The Heath Cinema in Haywards Heath]
A short film of men, women and children queuing to enter the 'Heath' cinema in Haywards Heath during the 1920's, to watch the 1928 silent film 'Baby Cyclone', starring Lew Cody.
The Lunsford Co. Ltd
A portrait of a brick and tile manufacturer, made by an unknown amateur film-maker, possibly an employee of the company. The factory is shown inside and out; intertitles explain each scene.
A shot of a village pond is followed by a sequence of microscopic images that show in detail the creatures which inhabit the waters. The creatures, now housed in petri-dishes, include water fleas, fly lava and a hydra. The film has explanatory intertitles.
[Family Barclay Film II: Holiday Scenes]
Family scenes filmed on a camping trip in the 1930s by an unknown cinematographer.
In England’s Garden
This documentary records the manual work done on Kent farms between spring and autumn, namely the harvesting of corn and hops in an era before farming became fully automated.
[Miscellaneous: Guards; Caravan Holiday; Family Scenes]
|Date||[ca. 1930s - 1940s]||ID||3897|
The film opens with a silent Movietone News clip covering King Edward VIII on 16 July 1936 attending the Trooping of the Colour and the assassination attempt. The next section shows the Coronation Scot rail service from Euston to Glasgow. Black and White and Colour footage shows family scenes on a camping holiday and in a domestic garden.
The Fatal Shot
An amateur fiction film in which smugglers kidnap a young girl and shoot her dead when she tries to escape from their seafront cave.
Ancient and Modern
An advertising film made to promote Shippam's meat paste. The film emphasises the contrast between the ancient buildings and history of Chichester against the modern machinery and processes of the Shippam's factory based there.
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