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An excursion on the English Riviera
This short professionally made film features the south coast towns of Brighton, Hastings and Eastbourne. With the inclusion of intertitles, the film takes the form of a fictional journey made on the Brighton Belle from London to Brighton. Places of interest to the visitor are featured in each town, including the Royal Pavilion, Hastings Castle and Eastbourne Pier.
Scenes from all along the South Coast from Bournemouth to Margate, broken up by intertitles and produced by Marion Grierson in the 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.
[VE Day Celebrations in Brighton]
Filmed over several days, the VE Day celebrations in Brighton are captured here by an unknown amateur film-maker. The jubilant atmosphere is evident in the many street scenes.
[Brighton Swimming Club: Beach Snapshots part 1]
A compilation of films made by Brighton Swimming Club member Roger Dunford, featuring swimming club members, activities and related scenes on Brighton beach from the mid to late 1940s.
[Brighton Swimming Club: Beach Snapshots part 2]
A compilation of black & white and colour films made by Brighton Swimming Club member Roger Dunford, featuring swimming club members, activities and related scenes on Brighton beach and Black Rock from the mid to late 1940s.
[Sunday Outings: Visit to Windsor; Campbell’s Sailing from Brighton Palace Pier]
|Date||1947 - 1948||ID||9258|
An edited film showing a series of outings and leisure activities that includes: a fairground; a picnic; an outing to Windsor Castle touring the grounds; walking on the South Downs and visiting the beach below the chalk cliffs at the Severn Sisters near Eastbourne. In colour, the second part of the film shows a family boat trip, sailing from Brighton Palace pier and taking part in several sports and leisure activities.
Outing to Kent and family scenes
|Date||1948 - 1950||ID||121|
A film from the Ellis family collection. Mr Phil Ellis captures scenes from outings and other events in the life of the Ellis family between 1948 and 1950. The film includes a trip to Rye and Tenterden in Kent, boating on the River Ouse at Barcombe Mills, East Sussex and a seaside outing to Brighton, as well as various other scenes of family activities in the countryside.
[Seaside; Bonfire; Garden; Rustington Hotel; Churches; Squirrels; 6th Birthday Cake; Fireworks]
|Date||[ca. 1948 - 1949]||ID||9145|
This film shows several domestic garden scenes and family travelogues across East and West Sussex. Scenes include the children swimming and playing on several beaches; views of religious buildings; The Rustington Hotel Eastbourne; and panoramic rooftop views across the Meads area of Eastbourne towards the Wish Tower/ Martelo Tower.
Youth in Danger
Southwick Players Film Unit present... a morality tale for the youth of Southwick and Brighton. Jeff is put off by the thought of the youth club and gets into trouble on his night out. Later, Jeff discovers the club is more fun than he was expecting.
Do You Know Your Sussex
This film takes the viewer on a brief tour of Sussex towns, villages and places of interest, inviting us to guess the identity of each location as it appears in the film. The answer is revealed with an inter title after each place featured. The film was made by Mr Phil Ellis, a member of the Institute of Amateur Cinematographers.
[Father Neptune; Beach Snapshots part 3]
|Date||1950 - 1952||ID||9253|
A compilation of films made by Brighton Swimming Club member Roger Dunford, featuring swimming club members, activities and related scenes on Brighton beach from the early 1950s.
[Outing to Windsor Castle. Seaside Scenes. London Visit. Brighton Seafront. Holiday in Blackpool]
Family holiday scenes to Brighon, London and Blackpool, where major monuments and tourist attractions are visited, and some domestic garden scenes, filmed by an unknown photographer.
Brighton in Coronation Year
|Date||1953 - 1954||ID||120|
A film made by a member of the Institute of Amateur Cinematographers which features various aspects of Brighton during the centenary year of 1953, including parks and gardens, festivities and other events. The film is accompanied by an occasional commentary which gives key facts about the history of Brighton, together with an upbeat soundtrack throughout.
[Balcombe to Brighton]
This colour film provides a portrait of life in the seaside town of Brighton. The journey opens with the film-maker boarding a Southern Train at Balcombe Station to arrive at Brighton. Mixed views follow of the roads and streets along the seafront, viewing the Old Steine, Victoria Gardens, Palace Pier, Volk's Electric Railway, Peter Pan's amusement park and playground, and the sea front towards Hove Bowling Green.
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