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[Glimpses of Pre-war Worthing and Everyday Folk]
|Date||1938 - 1939||ID||3377|
This silent amateur film captures numerous street scenes in Worthing, in particular those which took place during the harsh winter of 1938. It also records 'Sparks and Son Builders and Contractors' working on various local buildings.
In the Garden of England
A filmic homage to Kent's agricultural countryside and to the farmers and labourers who work the land throughout the year.
With the Gypsies in Kent
The nomadic lifestyle of a Roma family is documented in this film as they travel in and around Canterbury during the harvesting season.
The Good Old Days
An animated 'wizard in the wall' shows an impatient banker how much easier life is with electrical appliances when he transports him back to his great great great grandfather's time, where there are no light bulbs or light switches, electric heaters or irons, no fridges and no hot baths. A film by Merton Park Studios, produced in 1938.
[Workmen’s Lunch Break; Building at Penlee Point (?)]
A single, brief panning shot of male workers taking a break, sitting on the ground outside some wooden huts.
A behind-the-scenes look at cinema projection, produced in the late 1930s, during which a projectionist demonstrates the art of 'making up the program'.
[Advert for Daily Worker]
An advertisement for the Daily Worker communist party newspaper. The advert illustrates the variety of subject matter covered in the paper: news from industry, political cartoons, news for the housewife, gardening and sport.
Film of construction work for the Corona Cinema in Swanley, Kent.
Ottershaw & Sunnymede 1938
This colour edited film follows the change of seasons in 1938 at Eric and Eileen Giles' family home in Ottershaw and his father's house 'Sunnymede' in Chobham. The first part shows the house, garden and family at Chobham. The second section is at the house in Ottershaw and shows the garden changing during the seasons.
|Date||1939 - 1940||ID||3402|
This colour film shows the Hansford family at Gumber Farm near Slindon, West Sussex. It features children greeting the postman; trips to the seaside, work on the farm, tobogganing in the snows of 1940 and new born lambs the following spring.
|Date||4 July 1939||ID||1131|
This amateur film records the setting up on Soho Fair in July 1938. Tents, stalls and a merry-go-round are constructed in a park whilst passers-by take advertising flyers from the perimeter railings.
Camera Mag No. 2 Edition
Film by the Eltham Cine Society, recording various events and activities in 1939. The film includes the making of a cricket bat, scenes at Castlewood and St. James's parks, the use of vinyl LP sound recording equipment, and government ministers visiting RAF Hendon and Biggin Hill.
Start a Land Club
Using the Surrey Land Club as an example, this Ministry of Information film demonstrates the farmwork carried out by club volunteers and encourages people to start their own clubs.
[Small Lancashire Cotton Mill]
This 1942 film shows work on a farm to harvest the silage crop and load it into the silos. The film then focuses on workers and machines at a textile mill in Lancashire.
Heronsdale Manor Harvest
This film shows several non-mechanised and mechanised processes of sowing and harvesting a corn and mustard crop on a Sussex farm; by adults and children. The film is inter-cut with a scene featuring a fleet of aircraft passing over head (shots out of focus) and intertitles throughout.
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