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Fish and Chips from Zosia
This film shows a visit from family friend Zosia (also seen in several other films in this collection). The group tour some of the historic towns of the North of England, visiting Scarborough, York and Knaresborough. They also take a boat trip down the Thames River to Windsor. The film shows views of many historical landmarks including the York cathedral, Clifford's Tower, the Petrifying well (at Mother Shipton's Cave) in Knaresborough, and Windsor Castle.
A do-gooder falls foul of a gang of smugglers in this period drama produced by the North Downs Cinematograph Society in the mid 1970s.
End of an Era
A film marking the end of Reigate Borough Council in 1974, produced by the North Downs Cinematograph Society.
South Downs Way
This amateur colour travelog-style documentary follows the route of the South Downs Way, accompanied by a voiceover providing historical narrative on the route and local history of the areas it passes through. Members of the public walk, horse ride and fly model aircraft on the landscape. This film was awarded the Sussex Film Festival 1978 Challenge Cup Winner and won a certificate in the 1978 SERIAC competition.
The Old Violin
An Albany Cine Club fiction film of 1976. A man tells the story of a magic violin, which once saved a pub from a disastrous fate and still hangs on the wall in the pub, just in case the same fate should strike again.
The Cambridge Caper [Spring Bank Holiday]
An edited and titled travelogue film of a group trip to Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire, showing scenes at Burghley House (Stamford, Lincolnshire), Ely Cathedral and views of Ely Town (Cambridgeshire). The film also includes views of the historical sights of Cambridge - the University, Punting on the River Cam, Tennyson Statue in Trinity College Chapel, and the Holy Sepulchre church. The film ends with a car journey and scenes at a residential house.
Another Year, Another Voyage
A travelogue film of another cruise from England to Poland, culminating in a visit to Warsaw. The film includes scenes aboard the Polish Ocean Lines ship TSS Stefan Batory, with brief stops in Rotterdam (?). The majority of the film shows views of Warsaw - the Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier, Saski Gardens, the Old Town Market (Rynek Starego Miasta), the Royal Castle, City Walls and the group visiting friends. An earlier similar trip can be seen in TID: 5843
Every Day’s a Holiday
An edited and titled film showing visits to various locations around England, and to Calais in France. Including scenes at Allington, Rye, Dover, Kingsnorth, Brighton, the Malvern Hills, Windsor and Eton. With views of historical sites such as Allington Castle, the Landgate at Rye, The Royal Pavilion in Brighton, the Town Hall in Calais, Hidcote Manor and Gardens, Woburn Abbey and Windsor Castle.
The Story of Shorncliffe Military Cemetery
|Date||1980; [1986?]; [1989?]||ID||871|
This amateur film with music and commentary recounts the histories of the Shorncliffe Military Camp and Cemetery, recording in detail the gravestones which pepper the hillside overlooking the coastline.
Souvenir from Adisham
A commentary offers reminiscences of the history of the village of Adisham accompanied by still images and film footage. The second half of the film shows scenes at a summer fête, barn dance, and tea party in the village.
Halstead in Kent
|Date||March - October 1980||ID||7684|
This colour amateur documentary from 1980 features the history of Halstead in Kent. It includes various scenes of the village and surrounding countryside and is accompanied by a narrative about historical points of interest.
Four Days in June
An edited and titled film showing a tour, with family friends, of various sites in Glouchestershire and Worchestershire. The film shows views of Evesham, Winchcombe pottery, and the historic Fleece Inn at Bretforton, and includes scenes of folk dancing, Morris Men, and a religious ceremony (possibly communion?).
There’s A Tree on Our Roof
|Date||[1982 - 1986?]||ID||6044|
The re-shingling of Newdigate Parish Church is told in great detail for this amateur documentary by the North Downs Cinematographic Society produced the mid 1980s.
The Weald and Downland Open Air Museum
Buildings and activities at the Weald and Downland Museum, filmed and narrated by Reginald Charman. The film describes the reconstructed ancient buildings and shows pottery from a Roman era style kiln being unpacked, along with a charcoal stack, visitors watching a horse-drawn plough in action and various steam powered farm machinery.
Who Was Harry Cowley?
This professionally-made film uses archive images, reconstructions and interviews to narrate the life and work of Harry Cowley, one of Brighton's foremost working-class heroes.
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