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[Planes; Garden; Fishing]
This films features planes flying in formation; a couple at the seaside pointing at the sky; white chalk cliffs; and some Second World War defences on the shore line; the family with their spaniel dog; a wooden model of a plane; fishing scenes with a train passing in the background.
[Cricket Match; Horse Racing; Animals]
This film shows a cricket match in Laughton, a children's victory tea party, and a commemorative event for armed forces in Brighton. Other scenes show activities and events around Brighton, several of which include a visit from the Mayor.
[Family Album to Entertain]
|Date||1940 - 1941||ID||10920|
The film is compiled as a family album with titles naming people. It shows people and street scenes, especially Goldsmiths road, Worthing. 'Stead & Simpsons' shoe shop and 'Doreen Hairdressing' are also shown amongst the shops. Uniformed soldiers and air raid shelter signs signal that the war is on
This training film, which was produced by the Sussex Home Guard Zone Demonstration Unit, provides a step-by-step visual demonstration of the procedures to be put into action when erecting road blocks. The film contains intertitles and graphics.
Walton’s Parade for Victory
Commissioned by the Regal Cinema in Walton-on-Thames, the film records the Parade for Victory marking the opening of the Walton and Weybridge War Weapons Week.
[Warship Week and Tank Week]
|Date||1941 - 1942||ID||9499|
A local newsreel featuring various key wartime events across 1941 and 1942. The Civil Defence are inspected, the Civic Restaurant is opened, a water works is inspected, Warship Week is celebrated, Tank Week brings excitement some for the children of Brighton and the Home Secretary tests an innovative listening device to help in the searching of bomb damaged buildings.
Wellingtons and Spitfires on Active Service
This shows a crew making ready several Vickers Wellington Mk II aircraft from 104 Squadron at RAF Driffield (?), loading bombs and shells into the bays and moving armaments on low level trailers. The second film features RAF Fighter Command 501 Squadron equipped with Spitfire V aircraft leaving an airfield, in flight and mixed close ups of the squad on the ground next to a Spitfire V aircraft.
Our Family Album
A family film showing the new born baby Hedley Marcus at 12 days old, 15 weeks at his Christening and at six months old. A war-time wedding takes place and the bride stands with her new husband in uniform. Various friends or family members are filmed at the family house, along with a plane flying low over rooftops.
[Air Training Corps; Empire Day; Cricket; Memorial Days]
|Date||1941 to 1943||ID||10940|
Banstead Air Training Corps, Civil Defence Groups, the British Legion, volunteers and youth groups are seen parading and attending memorial services in Banstead. Mostly in black and white film with some colour footage.
|Date||[1942 - 1955?]; 1987||ID||3415|
A portrait of the village of Lindfield spanning several decades, focusing on the architecture, gardens and villagers. Scenes around the village in the 1940s and 1950s are interspersed with views of the village in the 1980s.
Start a Land Club
Using the Surrey Land Club as an example, this Ministry of Information film demonstrates the farmwork carried out by club volunteers and encourages people to start their own clubs.
[Weddings, Christening and Seaside Pictures]
A compilation of amateur films which includes two weddings, a christening and outings to West Sussex beaches.
[Hansford Holiday scenes]
Scenes of a family holiday visiting various places in 1942, including a spring funfair at Newport in Wales, a visit to Appledore, Devon in September, Woburn Sands in Bedfordshire, in the summer and autumn and a trip to Whipsnade Zoo.
[Kittens; Family Posing in Garden; Air Raid Shelter]
A film of the Lauste family shot during the Second World War. The film features family members posing for the camera in a garden with kittens and ends with shots of Emile and Bessie inside a domestic air-raid shelter.
Malta Receives Its George Cross
|Date||1 October 1942||ID||5689|
This short Pathe film celebrating Malta's bravery during the war, during which they resisted invasion by the German army despite heavy air raids. The people of Malta are presented with the George Cross by Lord Gort, Governor in Chief.
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