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Funeral Procession of the Woman Who Dared
|Date||4 June 1913; 14 June 1913||ID||29|
A newsreel of the funeral of Emily Davison, the suffragette who lost her life after stepping out in front of the King's horse at the 1913 Epsom Derby, an act which is also included in the film.
Brighton & Hove Band of Hope Demonstration
A short film showing children marching in a Band of Hope demonstration along Brighton’s seafront. The film has tinted intertitles.
[The Battle of Cable Street]
Amateur film by Lewis Rosenberg showing large crowds during the clash of demonstrators and protesters amid a heavy police presence in Cable Street, London. The film then shows Besque refugee children at a fund raising event, and young communists at a summer camp in Kent.
Sussex People's Scrapbook 1938
A film illustrating and promoting the activities of the Communist Party in Sussex in 1938. The film includes scenes of demonstrations on Brighton's sea front; the anniversary of the Russian Revolution; and men returning to Brighton, from fighting in the Spanish Civil War. Intertitles are used throughout the film.
A film illustrating and promoting the activities of the Communist Party in Sussex in 1939. The film includes the production of the party newsletter, a demonstration against unemployment, speeches at the Sussex Communist Party Congress, and a march in Eastbourne.
[The Stringless Yo-Yo]
Harvey Matusow explores his complex relationship with the House of Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) in two reels of film. A range of archival images and sounds are edited together in a non-linear, avant-garde format.
[George on a Cycling Tour Through Sussex]
A quirky animation featuring cut-out characters on a eccentric bicycle ride through Sussex towards a final destination in the Brighton Dome.
[Compilation: Air Display; London Trip; 61st Labour Conference]
A short amateur film in three parts, the first is of Shoreham air show, the second a day out at London Bridge and finally a short film featuring the 61st Labour Party Conference in Brighton.
The film focuses on the political demonstrations held in San Francisco in 1960 against the House Committee on Un-American Activities, and the police response with water hoses. The film critiques the Committee's account of these events (as related in the film 'Operation Abolition') and disputes the film's claims of the protest as being a Communist led riot.
This two part film depicts a Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) Aldermaston to London protest march which took place on the Easter weekend in 1962. Part 1 shows the Call For Protest rally at Trafalgar Square London, Sunday 11 March; followed by a longer section which shows the events of the CND Aldermaston to London protest march itself.
[Brighton Pictures I]
|Date||[1963 - 1965?]||ID||542|
A compilation of scenes around Brighton in the 1960s, in black and white and colour, mainly focusing on entertainment and the seafront, activities and events including: the West Pier and the Palace Pier, the Dome, Brighton Pavilion and Brighton’s parks and gardens.
[Bank Holiday Fair at Worthing; Chester Zoo; Family at Swanbourne and London; New Forest Ponies]
The film-maker's family are seen on outings at various locations in the UK including: Chester Zoo; Jodrell Bank with views of several Radio Telescopes: Swanbourne: the New Forest: and at home in Worthing. Brief scenes show a CND march through London as filmed from a moving car.
This,That, and a Bit of The Other
|Date||[1966; 1969 ?]||ID||5836|
This edited and titled film opens with views of a Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament May Day protest march from Aylesford to London. The remainder of the film shows various scenes of family celebrations including Christmas festivities in snowy Maidstone, scenes from a wedding, and visits with friends. [Only a short clip taken from the beginning of the film is shown online].
A Taste of Caviar; Holiday in Russia
A travelogue film detailing a trip to Russia, with scenes in Saint Petersburg (formerly Leningrad) and in Moscow. The film also shows a visit to Sochi [not included in online clip].
Look at Me
This amateur highly elaborate colour spy film opens with archive or commercial war material telling the story of a British agent that has been sent to collect information from a Russian science specialist Yuri Bolenkoff to trade for safe passage in the UK. Unfortunately others are after the information or want to seek revenge for past meetings. This film has opening titles and credits with music.
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