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A fictional film about a pilot who is pressurised into agreeing to drop a bomb at 11 am. The mistaken whereabouts of the bomb, which is hidden in a hot drinks flask, results in a frantic drive to London on the heels of two schoolboys who are having a half-term day out to London. The boys are safely located on Westminster Bridge. The flask with the actual bomb inside is back at home with the sinister agent. Film was specially commended by Amateur Cine World.
Train Entering Hove Station
A scene filmed at Hove station by George Albert Smith in 1897.
[Train Entering Watford Station] or [Railway Traffic on the L.N.W.R.]
Passengers alight a train at a railway station, shot from a fixed position by Charles Goodwin Norton.
The Jonah Man; or, the Traveller Bewitched
An unlucky traveler's plans are disrupted by disappearing objects and vehicles in this 1904 film by Cecil Hepworth.
Southdown Fighters - The 1st Southdown Battalion
|Date||19th November 1914||ID||3074|
Two Gaumont Graphic newsreel segments are taken from their issue no. 382, from the 19th November 1914. They show the newly recruited 1st Southdown Battalion of the Royal Sussex Regiment at Eastbourne Station followed by footage of trenches entitled 'The fight for Dixmude'.
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.
This is the earliest example of a seaside publicity film in Screen Archive South East’s collection, dating from the mid 1920s. The film promotes Margate as a most fashionable seaside resort. The film is tinted and toned and has intertitles throughout.
[Town and Family Scenes at Broadstairs]
|Date||1929 - 1938||ID||1019|
A compilation of scenes and events in Broadstairs, filmed on various dates in the mid and late 1930s with some scenes from the late 1920s. Items include a visit to a lighthouse, a Keep Fit class, horse riding, the Bohemia Theatre and the return of Rhine Army troops in 1929.
[King Arriving at Bognor; Gathering]
|Date||[ca. June 1929 -1930s]||ID||8143|
A very short film showing a series of street scenes in Bognor that includes cars on a coastal road; people on a road waiting for the cars to pass (possibly for a car or motorcycle club rally?); a car outside Bognor railway station [Possibly King George V arriving at Bognor station by train, before leaving in his car? also repeated on TID 8155].
|Date||[ca. late 1920s - early 1930s]||ID||8155|
A film showing a series of cars outside Bognor Station [Similiar to 8143] possibly with the King George V on board [?].
[Trains & Transport]
|Date||[ca. 1930s - 1950s]||ID||3375|
A compilation of amateur material recording trains, locomotives and railway stations in England and the United States of America. The film also contains footage of a Battle of Britian dogfight in which one of the pilots is forced to parachute from his plane.
Sussex and Hampshire Scenes
|Date||[ca. 1930s]; [ca. 1960s]||ID||3379|
A collection of scenes of Midhurst, Petersfield, Steyning, Horsham, Portsmouth and Worthing, made during the 1930s and early 1960s. The scenes focus on a woman (sometimes accompanied) visiting these towns, with the features of urban life - transport, shopping and leisure activities - providing a backdrop. Shop and business signage is strongly featured.
[Miscellaneous: Guards; Caravan Holiday; Family Scenes]
|Date||[ca. 1930s - 1940s]||ID||3897|
The film opens with a silent Movietone News clip covering King Edward VIII on 16 July 1936 attending the Trooping of the Colour and the assassination attempt. The next section shows the Coronation Scot rail service from Euston to Glasgow. Black and White and Colour footage shows family scenes on a camping holiday and in a domestic garden.
[The Big Board at Newquay]
This film shows a group of Jewish friends on a camping and surfing holiday in Newquay. The group film themselves at the campsite, surfing, horse riding and playing at the beach.
[Whitsun Tea Parties; Beach; Boating; Bike]
|Date||May 1935 - June 1935; May 1936 - June 1936||ID||6086|
Film of the Newman family with friends and on holiday. Amongst other activities, they have tea with friends on Whit Monday and travel with their daughter to Bournemouth where she plays on the beach.
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