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[Conference; Trip to Clothing Factory; Dunford Shop]
This film shows a business trip to a conference in Buxton, followed by a visit to a clothing factory "James Stewart and Son Ltd. Clothiers" with seamstresses working at benches and using steam presses. The next sequence shows a compilation that includes a steam train entering Brighton station, two men playing golf; snowy scenes of Brighton [near St. Peters Church]; the family shop in Brighton with the family posing as mannequins standing in the window.
This edited colour and black and white film features a Scouting pack at the Twyford Scout Camp. The film opens with views of the River Thames, a lock surrounded by flowers and mixed views of a church. The film also includes views of the River Loddon and the Ford across the Old River, Twyford followed by mixed views of the Scouts setting up camp in a large field and playing games and sports with their families.
Safe or Sorry
A road safety film for children demonstrating what not to do when playing on the street or cycling on the road. Instructions on how to cross safely come form 'Safety Sam' and information is given about getting getting bicycle breaks checked.
Various every day activities shown in reverse motion.
Resmat Cold Asphalt; A Film of the Manufacture and Laying of This Product
An amateur film with intertitles which records work being undertaken by the William F. Rees civil engineering company. Footage includes images of the asphalt production depot in Chelsea, the plant depot in Coulsdon, the resurfacing of Goodwood Race Track using both men and machinery.
[Family and Local Scenes]
A compilation of material filmed by Mr Phil Ellis, which includes many friends, family and neighbours. There are scenes of picnics and day trips, occasions such as birthdays and Christmas, and various local villages.
Local Scenes; Family Pictures
A compilation of scenes filmed by Mr Phil Ellis. They include records of day trips and events within the South East of England such as a motorcycle run from Tattenham Corner in Surrey down to Brighton.
A band of marine cadets marches through Brighton, lead by a Drum Major, filmed by Mr. Harrison, a member of Brighton Cine Club.
A road safety film presented by Greenwich Local Safety Committee. The film describes the importance to the country of workers in British industry and warns against the dangers of being overly hasty when returning home after work. The fictional account shows three factory workers who risk death on the roads in their haste to get home.
Plant Hire 1952
An amateur record with intertitles of some of the machinery hired out by William F. Rees Plant Department during 1952. Bulldozers, excavators and rollers are seen working on numerous projects, including road surfacing at Crawley New Town.
[Holiday to Scotland; Mayor’s Show]
Further footage from the family's holiday to Inverness and the West Coast of Scotland, driving to Applecross, Gairloch, Ullapool, Inchnadamph and Lochinver, in 1952. The family visit the house of relatives and attend the Mayor's Show in Inverness. Views of rivers, roads, lochs hills, where the family stop to have picnics and take in the spectacular sights, occur throughout.
An extended and intertitled film showing two boys going on an outing to Hastings, visiting the gardens at White Rock with views of Hastings Pier, Pavilion and Bandstand; followed by an outing to the Pett Levels on a bus.
Holiday in May
A film showing a family holiday opening with two boys visiting a playground in Gensing Gardens (St Leonards-on-Sea), the towns of Rye, Battle, and Eastbourne; closing with a visit to Hastings Castle and gardens.
Europe June 1953 [part 2]
The second part of Mr and Mrs Gowlland's record of their holiday with friends, touring around Europe in their car. In this part they continue their travels through Austria, visiting Arlberg in the Tyrol, and on to Cologne in Germany.
[Resmat Cold Asphalt: Road Surfacing by the William F. Rees Civil Engineering Company]
|Date||1953 - 1954||ID||2404|
This amateur film with intertitles records the work of the William F. Rees civil engineering company during 1953 and 1954. An Ammann Spreader resurfaces the pathways of Bishop's Park, Fulham; the depot at Chelsea produces asphalt; the company experiments with a new resurfacing technique at the depot; and a D2 Traxcavator works in the residential streets of Banstead.
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