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[Drunken Driving; A Hunting Party]
Scenes filmed for a drama about a man who gets drunk at the pub and drives home. These scenes are followed by film of a hunt meet (some of which is out of focus).
|Date||1940 - 1945||ID||1637|
“A film commentary of Leatherhead District and the War”. Made over several years, this newsreel provides an overview of life and events in a Surrey town throughout the Second World War, focusing on fundraising and Civil Defence duties. Comprehensive intertitles introduce and explain each item.
[Civil Defence Unveiling of Coat of Arms]
Short item showing speeches, and the unveiling of a new coat of arms for Leatherhead Urban District Council.
Civilians in Uniform
The town of Leatherhead’s pride in its contribution on the home front is demonstrated here in this reconstruction of the activities of the local Civil Defence organisation. The spoken narrative describes the duties undertaken by the Services.
[Civil Defence Presenting Coat of Arms]
Civil Defence presenting the Coat of Arms to Leatherhead and District. Inside the council chamber speeches are made and a scroll presented. Outside, a crowd watches as the Civil Defence flag is removed to unveil the coat of arms of the Urban District of Leatherhead. The Union flag and Civil Defence flag fly together on a pole.
Old Surrey Water Mills
|Date||1962 - 1963||ID||1584|
A compilation of static views showing a series of water mills from across Surrey, intercut with titles denoting location.
[Leatherhead Repertory Theatre]
This film records the construction of Leatherhead's Thorndike Theatre, starting with scenes of the old theatre followed by a sponsored walk, organised to raise funds for the redevelopment. Next is shown the old Crescent Cinema being demolished to make way for the Thorndike Theatre followed by a ceremony with Dame Sybil Thorndike. Construction of the new theatre follows and then its opening night, attended by Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon.
Movies and Memories: Wartime [archive footage with music]
|Date||11 June 2013||ID||10779|
A compilation of archive films from the Screen Archive South East collection and set to music composed for the archive. This compilation based on the theme of the Second World War features films from across Surrey, West Sussex and the South East of England.
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