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[War Time at Mile Oak School; Boys Camp; Family Scenes]
|Date||[ca. 1935]; 1937; 1942||ID||239|
A compilation of amateur material shot by the Headmaster of Mile Oak Approved Boys School. The film includes footage showing the impact of the Second World War on the school - pupils are filmed building air-raid shelters, as is the aftermath of a bombing raid.
[Camp at Walton; Coronation Parade; School Sports]
The Headmaster of Mile Oak Approved Boys School films his pupils aboard a paddle steamer, and the Martello campsite at Walton-on-the-Naze. The boys are later seen participating in a cross-country run and in various Sports Day events, including tug-of-war, a sack race, and the long jump - the victors are awarded prizes. The inhabitants of Portslade mark Coronation Day, 12th May 1937, with a parade of floats.
[At the Seaside; Camp; Baby; Toddler]
|Date||[ca. 1950 - 1952]||ID||241|
The Headmaster of Mile Oak Approved Boys School films his pupils building sand sculptures on the beach at Walton-on-the-Naze. The boys enjoy the amusements on the pier, including dodgems and a rollerskating rink, and swim in the sea. The film-maker also films his young grandchild as a baby, and later as a toddler exploring the grounds at the Martello campsite.
The Steyning Line
|Date||6 February 1965||ID||2848|
Two amateur film-makers record a journey on the Steyning Line from Christ's Hospital to Brighton made one month prior to the lines closure. The film shows the entire trip, including the car journey to Christ's Hospital station, and includes views from the diesel train of the countryside and stations on route. The film also features scenes of Brighton as the men make their way from the Station to the seafront and back before making the return journey.
[Let's Take a Close Look]
The Sellaby House Film Unit experiments with various recording techniques. A small toy skeleton is manipulated to make an animation and a number of everyday objects are filmed at close range. The film begins and ends with a close-up of a man's eye and is accompanied by a music soundtrack.
This short amateur film was produced by a member of the Brighton & Hove Cine Club and features typical spring scenes such as flowers, blossom and sheep.
A compilation of film showing Susan's childhood from a baby to a young girl playing in a domestic garden and on several outings and family gatherings.
[Adult Education Classes]
Various activities being undertaken at adult education classes at Sellaby House Education Centre, Portslade. Classes shown include sculpture, flower arranging, and pottery.
[Good Shepherd Flower Festival]
|Date||[5 - 7 September, 1969?]||ID||235|
A flower festival held at The Church of the Good Shepherd, Mile Oak is captured in this amateur film by a member of the Brighton & Hove Cine Club. Flower arrangements are seen on display inside the church building; a poster outside advertises the festival. The film closes with shots of flowering plants in the church garden.
Sussex Coast 1979 - 80
|Date||1979 - 1980||ID||3112|
An amateur film with music and commentary which travels westwards from Rye along the Sussex coast, filming the towns, villages and beaches which populate the coastline.
[Signal Box Repair; Brighton Seafront]
This short film shows workers repairing a vandalised signal box at a Level Crossing in Portslade and women being dunked into water on a seaside amusement game on Brighton Seafront, in scenes filmed by B. C. Suter in 1988.
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