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Brighton & Hove Band of Hope Demonstration
A short film showing children marching in a Band of Hope demonstration along Brighton’s seafront. The film has tinted intertitles.
[WWI Royal Flying Corps Training Film]
Part of a First World War era training film for the Royal Flying Corps. Showing how the British forces could gain tactical advantage through concealment of ground troops and the use of air reconnaissance.
[The Kent Messenger Newsreel]
A three part compilation showing Pilot Sir Alan Cobham preparing for his flight in a Shorts Bristol Seaplane to the Belgian Congo. Scenes from the Thanet Air Race Cup, and crowds gathering at Mote Park in Maidstone to see the “Kent Messenger” Ford car presented to Mr W.H. Frost by the Mayor. The online video includes an audio commentary by Dr Frank Gray.
[Youth Parade; NSDAP meeting]; [Youth parade; Gymnastic Display; Performance]
This black and white film features scenes of a parade by the Hitler Youth; scenes of a NSDAP meeting and several members of the Hitler Youth undertaking physical exercises and street performances.
[Compilation of Kent Official Events: Football Stadium; Opening of Motorway; Military inspection; Memorial Service [?] Church Construction work]
|Date||[1935?] [1962?] [1963?] [1960?]||ID||841|
Filmed between the 1930s and 1960s, these compiled scenes document a children's parade in a football stadium, the opening of the M2 motorway, a military inspection, and HRH The Queen attending a memorial event.
Ashford Hospital Appeal
A film by amateur film-maker Dr. Victor Don, advocating the important and costly work carried out by ambulance attendants, doctors, chemists, anesthetists and nurses at Ashford Hospital in Kent during 1937. A short narrative sequence opens the film, during which a man is taken to hospital after being hit by a car.
At Your Service
A Merton Park Studios production, detailing the workings of Barking Power Station, run by the London Electricity Supply Company in the 1930s. Construction work at the ever-expanding station is shown as it attempts to meet the demands for electricity in industry, farming, transport and the home.
Fellowship of St. Nicholas Homes for Children, Christ Church, St. Leonards-on-Sea
This film depicts many of the activities being undertaken by The Fellowship of St. Nicholas, a local charity founded to counteract, "the effects of poverty, disadvantage, neglect and abuse suffered by children and young people." It is highly probable that the film was used as an awareness-raising, and hence a fundraising, tool.
[Clandon Home Guard: Drills and Stand Down]
Members of the Clandon Home Guard undergo training in preparation for enemy attack. Their training includes rifle shooting, bayonet charges, grenade throwing, stalking the enemy using the Surrey country side for cover and keeping watch.
[Compilation: Two Coastal Command Operational Films]
This film includes sequences from two Coastal Command Operational Films, the first: 'Coastal Command Operational Film No. C8 - Attack by Beaufighters on enemy convoy off the Frisian Islands 6.7.44' and the second 'Coastal Command Operational Film No. C12 & C13 Beaufighters attack enemy convoy off Dutch coast 5353N. 0755E. 21.7.44'.
Do You Take Enough Milk
A wartime film dedicated to the importance of drinking milk and its health benefits. The film was commissioned by the Electricity Council, London.
[London Road School Sports]
Amateur film of sports day at London Road School, Burgess Hill. Events include boys and girls races: sprinting, running, relay racing and presentation of winners' shield. There are various views of parents/spectators and scenes of a man teaching a woman to shoot and a man with a catapult.
[Compilation: Coastal Command Operational Films]
|Date||5 December 1944 - 23 March 1945||ID||9562|
Film 1: Coastal Command Operational Film No. C. 47 Attack on Enemy Shipping in Fjord at Nordgulen 5.12.44 Film 2: Coastal Command Operational Film No. C. 54 Attack on Enemy Shipping off Aalesund. 10.1.45 Film 3: Coastal Command Operational Film No. C. 57 Attack on Enemy Shipping Ford, Fjord. 9.2.45 Film 4: Coastal Command Operational Film No. C. 59-61 Attack on Enemy Shipping in Skagerrak. 7.3.45 Film 5: Coastal Command Operational Film No. C. 63 Attack on Enemy Shipping in Vindspol. 8.3 45 Film 6: Coastal Command Operational Film No. C. 67 Attack on Enemy Shipping at Tejgenaes S.W of Nerlandsly. 23.3.45. Print in very poor condition.
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.
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.
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