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[Children at play; farming]
Colour amateur footage which shows the Brocklehurst children playing at a plot of land owned by their family in Mersham, Kent and the surrounding countryside; farm labourers are seen busily getting in the harvest.
[Ashford Railway Works: Local Industries and Farming]
An extensive record of Ashford's industries and manual workers in the immediate post-war era, including Ashford Railway Works and Ashford Cattle Market.
[I.M.C.C. Mines; Noralyn Air Plant]
|Date||[ca. 1946 - 1951]||ID||1445|
This film depicts the workings of a postwar phosphate processing plant. Mined phosphate rock deposits are separated from the surrounding silt and slurry, and packed for transportation.
[VE Day at Manston Grove; Farming; Family at Northdown]
This edited colour and black and white film shows views of a VE day celebration; a group of women potato seeding on a farm; a gathering in a garden for a family portrait photograph and views of children playing.
Humby Hall Farm at Grantham
|Date||[May 1946; September 1946 ?]||ID||1424|
Footage of farm activity during a trip to Humby Hall Farm in Grantham.
[I.M.C.C. Phosphate Mines in America]
|Date||November 1946; [1949?]; March 1951; [1952?]||ID||1432|
Footage of three phosphate mines operated by the International Minerals and Chemical Corporation in Polk County, Central Florida. This film documents the various stages in the mining and processing of phosphate, and the machinery used at the time.
An educational film showing a variety of labour- and time-saving machinery used on a farm at haymaking time. Intended for use in the classroom, the film uses intertitles to ask questions and raise discussion points.
A Bottle of Milk
A concise account of the production of a bottle of milk, from dairy cow to doorstep in just four hours.
The School Farm
This amateur documentary records the agricultural activities of Rye Secondary Modern School's Young Farmers' Club during the course of a year.
[Up North; Motorcycle Racing; Wilsford Heath Farm]
|Date||1949; 1950; [1951?]||ID||1456|
This film features collected scenes from trips to the English countryside, beginning with Stretton village in Easter 1949. This is followed by horse racing at Huntingdon, motorcycle racing at Cadwell Park, and scenes filmed over several months at Wilsford Heath Farm, Ancaster. The film finishes with footage of Riverside Farm near Stowmarket.
Resmat Cold Asphalt; A Film of the Manufacture and Laying of This Product
An amateur film with intertitles which records work being undertaken by the William F. Rees civil engineering company. Footage includes images of the asphalt production depot in Chelsea, the plant depot in Coulsdon, the resurfacing of Goodwood Race Track using both men and machinery.
The REES Plant Department’s Move to Coulsdon
|Date||1950; 1958; 1960||ID||2405|
An amateur record of the Plant Department of William F. Rees civil engineering company establishing itself in Coulsdon, following its move there from Cheltenham. Footage of the site under construction is followed by images of its official opening and of it being fully operational.
J. Ford & Sons Ltd. Centenary 1850 - 1950
This corporate film, produced by J. Ford and Sons Ltd. features the centenary celebration outing to Brighton. The workers are seen posing for a photograph outside the company premises in central London and then outside the Metropole Hotel in Brighton. Some of the jobs that the company worked on during 1950 are also featured, as well as employees who had recently died; intertitles provide details of people and places.
A road safety film presented by Greenwich Local Safety Committee. The film describes the importance to the country of workers in British industry and warns against the dangers of being overly hasty when returning home after work. The fictional account shows three factory workers who risk death on the roads in their haste to get home.
Out of the Dark
The story of gas and electric lighting, told by Dr. Arthur Bryant and Professor C. Andrade with reconstructed scenes and footage of ancient, industrial and modern lighting apparatus, produced at Merton Park Studios for the Electrical Development Association in 1951.
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