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His 5 O’Clock Bride
This film shows a brief shot of the exterior of the Grand Hall at Olympia, followed by extended scenes of an informal and lively wedding celebration.
Blanco’s Back in Town
This film shows a visit from Blanco, with scenes in London including Strand Underground Station, Nelson's Column, Tottenham Court Rd, the Dominion Theatre, the Post Office Tower, and close-ups of various promo images of Sidney Poitier in 'For Love of Ivy'. A visit to Folkestone with the promenade and other town scenes. Scenes of a game of roller-hockey, a boating lake, and Blanco with a Dalek. Concludes with a coach trip to London from Folkestone.
Channel Crossing for Blanco
This film shows a visit from a family friend/relative (?) 'Blanco', with scenes of a channel crossing, including a visit to a Second World War cemetery in France, a hop farm in Kent, and visits to various extended family and friends in the South East of England.
|Date||[1971 - 1977 ?]||ID||5832|
A film of the Maidstone in Kent, shown in all seasons; mixing snowy scenes together with views of Spring gardens at Brenchley with flowers in full bloom, and the building of a new greenhouse in the family garden. Additional scenes show New Hythe railway station with trains passing through and a bus outside indicating the route from Gillingham to Chatham.
Blanco’s Seventh Time South
This film shows a return visit from a family friend/relative (?) Blanco, and multiple visits by Blanco and Arthur Pearce to see friends and relatives in the Maidstone area. The film also details a trip to Folkestone, visiting the Leas Cliff rock gardens, the Bandstand and seafront. The pair also walk along the Medway river at Allington Lock and visit Allington Castle.
Maytime For Blanco
A compilation of family film capturing several social events and domestic scenes in the Maidstone area of Kent. These include a Bingo (?) or board games event at a village hall, views of local cricket and bowls matches on a playing field; street scenes around Maidstone prison, and domestic scenes in a garden.
[You Don’t have to be Mad to Work Here ... But if you are it Helps; Sargeant and Parks]
|Date||[ca. 1973 - 1978]||ID||5862|
This film shows the working life of staff at Sergeant and Parks, a home DIY specialist retailer, selling decorators' supplies, paint and tools. The staff are seen in portrait posing for the camera in a warehouse, on the shop floor, and at the main service counter pretending to be working.
Been and Seen
An amateur compilation of places and events in southeast England. The film, which includes intertitles, captures places of interest at various locations in the southeast, including scenes from a Dickens Festival at Broadstairs.
These Golden Days
|Date||7th January 1975||ID||5846|
An edited and titled film showing several family celebrations, including a New Year party, where large group is shown seated around a table wearing party hats, and children entertain the crowd with string puppets and a group sing and dance. At a Golden Wedding Anniversary (?) party there is dancing, a buffet and cake.
Simon Growing Up
This family film shows domestic scenes and outings to several historic sites in Kent. Visits include Bedgebury National Pinetum - Cranbrook; Dymchurch beach with Martello Tower and fairground; a Scouting and Military parade through Maidstone town centre; visit to Rye - Mermaid Inn, Rye Castle, Rye Parish Church, The Quarterboys clock on Rye Church; Dungeness Old Lighthouse and the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway.
The Making of Kent
A documentary about the work of the planning authority in Kent, focusing on the character of Kent - as expressed through its buildings and architectural history.
Blanco, Episode Nine
|Date||24 July 1976 [?]||ID||5845|
This colour film shows a visit from a family friend/relative (?) Blanco, with scenes of visits to friends and relatives in the Maidstone area. The film also details a trip to Folkestone, visiting the bandstand and the seafront. Followed by scenes of the Maidstone Carnival and at Leeds Castle, Maidstone.
Rickmansworth and Other Stately Homes
An edited and titled film showing visits to various locations around England, including London, Maidstone, Rickmansworth, Oxford and Rochester. There are views of historical sites and locations including Allington Castle, Leeds Castle, Cardinal Cap Alley, the Alternative (Communist) "People's Jubilee" festival in The Great Hall at Alexandra Palace; interior views of Hatfield House; Hever Castle; and views over Rochester.
We Don’t Do These Things Every Day
This is a compilation of: a domestic family film; a short travelogue film of the Stefan Batory ship in Tilbury Dockyard; the seaside resorts of Torquay and Brighton in late summer; and a winter wedding at St Peter's Church in Ditton.
Another Week With Jess [Devon Holiday]
A travelogue film showing a tour of a selction of attractions and religious buildings in Stoney Cross, Torquay, Plymouth,Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor, Stoke Fleming, Exeter and Shaftesbury.
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