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Football match: Ramsgate versus Margate Police
|Date||15 April 1926||ID||966|
The police of Ramsgate and Margate compete in a football match. The match is captured in this newsreel, which is intersected with titles. The film includes the mayor of Ramsgate with the Ramsgate police and shots of the crowd watching the match.
People and Places
An amateur film showing scenes of family and friends at leisure in locations around the South of England with intertitles throughout.
Herne Hill Cricket Club, Kent Tour
This amateur film captures the Herne Hill Cricket Club as it tours Kent competing against other cricket teams during the summer of 1931. Matches are played at Folkestone, Dover, Chatham House School at Ramsgate, and Tenterden; intertitles show the score at each of the venues.
Ramsgate General Hospital: Hospital Appeal
A short promotional film about the appeal to raise funds for the extension of Ramsgate General Hospital. The Chairman of the Extensions Committee presents the film, appealing to people to donate towards the new casualty and outpatients departments. The film includes plans of the proposed new buildings.
[Holidays at Westgate]
|Date||[1939; ca. 1940]||ID||6130|
Film documenting the Newman family's 3 week holiday in Westgate, Kent in 1939. The film includes scenes of the family at the beach. The second part of this film shows the family during the Whitsun Holiday of 1940. These parts of the film include references to the war and the Battle of Britain.
[Christenings; Children at Play; Parties]
This black and white and colour film, shows children playing in a courtyard and garden, a boy climbing a tree, a christening, a party, a family gathering in a garden, and a tennis party.
[VE Day at Manston Grove; Farming; Family at Northdown]
This edited colour and black and white film shows views of a VE day celebration; a group of women potato seeding on a farm; a gathering in a garden for a family portrait photograph and views of children playing.
Ramsgate Peace Memorial, Plans and Laying of the Foundation Stone by HRH The Duchess of Kent
|Date||11 November 1947; 19 May 1948||ID||972|
In the first part of the film, work commences on the outpatients and casualty departments at Ramsgate General Hospital with the cutting of the sod ceremony, conducted by the mayor of Ramsgate. The second part of the film, filmed six months later, features the laying of the foundation stone by HRH The Duchess of Kent.
[First Ozengall Harvest]
This short black and white film provides highlights of grain harvesting using a mechanised process of combine-harvesters on Ozengall Farm, adjacent to Spratling Court Farm, Kent. The children join the workers on the farm and play in the cut straw.
Ramsgate Welcomes a Royal Visitor
|Date||19 May 1948||ID||971|
HRH The Duchess of Kent receives an enthusiastic welcome when she visits Ramsgate. In this short film Katharine Duchess of Kent, is seen walking through the streets and being greeted by the people of the town. She unveils a plaque at the Ramsgate General Hospital and signs a book of remembrance, after which she meets patients in the wards; she is driven off in a royal car.
|Date||19 May 1948||ID||974|
This short professional film features HRH The Duchess of Kent officiating at the opening of the Invicta landing stage at Ramsgate. The Duchess, accompanied by the mayor, makes a speech, cuts a ribbon and unveils a plaque to mark the occasion.
[Sunday School Outing and Anniversary; Cricket Game; Outing to London; National Service Parade; Herstmonceux Castle; Harvest Thanksgiving; Veterans Christmas Party]
|Date||1949 - 1956; 6 July 1957||ID||9154|
This edited film taken over several years, shows various Three Bridges Church outings and Christmas parties.
A compilation of scenes from around the South East of England captured by a member of the Institute of Amateur Cinematographers during the 1950s. The film shows a variety of events, people and places, including members of the Royal Family and the Prime Minister, Harold Macmillan, at his Sussex home. This silent film includes intertitles throughout.
[Grove Farm Manston; Pegwell Bay]
|Date||17 September 1951||ID||8282|
This colour and black and white film opens with children digging and making mud pies in the garden at Manston Grove, followed by a sequence of long portrait shots of a young girl and a Labrador dog (Sooty) in the garden. The second film shows highlights of a Seaside outing to Pegwell Bay in Ramsgate where the family are dressed in woollen winter clothing on the beach.
A Holiday to Jump At
A publicity film promoting family-friendly holidays in Ramsgate. The film is narrated by star of children’s radio and television McDonald Hobley ‘Uncle Mac’.
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