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[Holiday Scenes; Redhill Aerodrome; School Sports; School Play]
Footage from land and air, taken on trips to the sea and Redhill Aerodrome and at school events by a member of the North Downs Cinematograph Society in the mid 1930s.
Beside the Seaside
Margaret Grierson's film, with commentary written by W.H.Auden, presents a day out for Londoners at their south coast destinations. Leaving London during a heat wave, they make their way to Brighton, Broadstairs, Ovingdean and Eastbourne to swim, dance, chatter and enjoy the Palace Pier's amusements.
Silver Jubilee Celebrations at Bognor Regis
This black and white film provides highlights of a parade with procession and floats in Bognor Regis for HM George V Jubilee Celebration. The parade is followed by a sports display on a playing field, a fire brigade demonstration and closes with a fireworks display.
[Broadstairs & St. Peter's Items]
|Date||1936 - 1937||ID||1023|
A compilation of items filmed by Enid Briggs in Broadstairs in the late 1930s. The selection includes variety performances staged on Broadstairs sands, rough seas and storm damage, a flower show, a display by the Red Cross and the 'Broadstairs Dickens Festival'.
[BRFS Test Film: Cross Currents]
|Date||[1936 - 1937?]||ID||8182|
A short test film produced by the Bognor Regis Film Society in the making of a longer fiction film entitled Cross Currents. The film, recorded on location in a harbour, opens with members of the society in medium close-up talking to each other. Following this, scenes from the film are seen being acted out on board a tall sailing ship. The full film can be found on TID: 9871 - "Cross Currents".
[School Pageant Play]
|Date||1937; 1939; [1946?]||ID||3231|
This compilation of home movie material records historical play which take place in the grounds of a private school. The pupils are joined by adults in re-enactments of events throughout the ages, up to the present day.
Sunday Afternoon Interlude
|Date||1937 - 1938||ID||1102|
A compilation of short fiction and non-fiction films made by Ernest A. "Spot" Botting, including footage of the 1938 Egerton May Festival.
The Main Bay
|Date||1937 - 1939||ID||1020|
Scenes filmed by Enid Briggs centering around seaside entertainment and activities in Broadstairs. Items filmed include beach activities, Uncle Mack's Minstrels performing on stage, a prize crop of Potatoes and boating from the Jetty.
[West Wickham Plays; Parades; Train]
|Date||1937 - 1938||ID||7490|
This film features scenes from plays performed by the all-female dramatic section of the West Wickham Constitutional Association. Titles and credits are given for each play, which are all performed outdoors. The film ends with scenes of a wartime marching parade.
[Cabaret, Woodbridge near Ipswich; Beachlands]
|Date||[1938 - 1939?]||ID||513|
A home movie featuring the Grant family, friends and neighbours. Shots of family and friends on holiday at Pevensey and at home in Kenton. The family take a ride on a fishing boat in Pevensey Bay and spend time on the beach. The film also includes shots of an outdoor clown performance, possibly organised by J. Lyons and Co.
[Scout Camp Performances]
This film shows a series of variety style indoor performances by several groups of Scouts and Scouting leaders including mixed division choirs, several variety theatrical performances, hand bell ringers, a pantomime and a group of men/ Scout leaders dressed in ballet dancing outfits dancing a Greek narrative dance and a Can-Can style dance. The film closes with scenes from a comedy based sketch performance. Some shots are dark.
[Peking. Coal Hill. Streets. Forbidden City. Palaces. Picnic]
|Date||1938 - 1939; [ca. early 1940s ?]||ID||10740|
Beginning at Coal Hill, this film features Beijing's Forbidden City, the Summer and Winter palaces as well as parks, processions, a drama school and a Chinese picnic.
Herne Bay Newsreel 1938
Part a series of newsreels made by John Clague in Herne Bay. The film includes storm damage to Herne Bay and Margate, a horse display by 'The Cossacks', the West Cliff Regatta, diving by Prof. Bert Powsey, the Carnival, the Herne Bay Regatta, a bowls match, air raid precautions, the retirement of Captain Hill, a traffic accident, a capsized dinghy and winter sports.
[A Visit to Java, Bali and Sumatra, Angkor Wat and Bangkok]
An amateur film-maker records his journeys around South East Asia, capturing on film the indigenous peoples, temples, dances, and landscape. The film contains the only known pre-war colour footage of some of the most renowned Balinese dancers, including I Ketut Marya (Mario).
Murder at the Theatre Royal
A murder mystery that takes place at the Theatre Royal. Famous tenor Maxwell Foster is murdered in his dressing room by Trevor 'Taffy' Jorden. When evidence is found that proves his guilt, Jorden frames his love rival Jack Merridew before committing suicide.
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