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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.
[First Communion etc.]
A sequence of brief Shoreham family scenes, including a first holy communion, children at play and at a birthday party, and a bride on her wedding day, filmed in the mid 1960s by Mr. Charles.
[Family Scenes: Bits and Pieces]
A compilation of footage taken by Michael Gillings in the mid to late 1960s. Scenes at Shoreham Airport, Shoreham Harbour, Brighton Beach, where a ship has run aground, Sheffield Park Station on the Bluebell line, the 11th Brighton Coach Rally in 1965 and views from the top of Sussex Heights are included.
[Churchill Funeral Train; Baby; Regatta; Shoreham]
This family film shows several outings and family scenes that includes portrait shots of a new-born baby, a brief shot of former Prime minister Winston Churchill's funeral train passing through Staines station, on route to Handborough and the family together at the Thames Valley Skiff Club rowing Thames Skiffs. The film closes with scenes of a beach outing to Shoreham-by-Sea to visit friends.
BBC Radio Brighton
|Date||[1967 - 1968?]||ID||3539|
An amateur film which charts the early days of BBC Radio Brighton. The film includes scenes of the offices being converted, the station manager touring the region, and recordings on location. The station's first transmission officially began on the 14th February 1968, though it made unscheduled broadcasts in December 1967 to cover local severe snowstorms.
A portrait of Sussex in the evening light as the sun disappears and the tools of work are laid down, produced by Albany Productions Film Unit in around 1966.
[Family Scenes. Bypass]
A film by Jim Greenyer of his daughter playing outdoors, being pushed on a swing by her parents, and on a woodland walk. Local scenes include views from a car on the A27 Shoreham bypass.
[London Airport; Newhaven; Bodiam; Eastbourne; Car Journey through Sussex; Devon; Model Boats at Hove; Shoreham; Penshurst Place; Autocross at Ninfield; Drusillas Zoo]
|Date||1969 - 1971||ID||4164|
Heathrow Airport traffic, The Royal Sovereign light tower under construction at Newhaven harbour, Eastbourne Seafront, a drive through the villages of East Sussex, school boys on a trip to the Bluebell Railway, Hove boating lake, a helicopter and vintage car display, and car races near Battle, filmed by Henry (Harry) Colley between 1969 and 1971.
A short amateur film capturing people flying in a light aircraft at Shoreham airfield. Two children and an adult are helped into a plane which then takes off. The film captures the plane in the air over Shoreham, before it lands again on the airfield and the passengers disembark.
A Tale of Deception
Amateur fiction film about a man who has an unsuccessful day's fishing. He tries to pass off a fish from the fishmonger as his own, but his wife sees through the deception.
[Family Christmas at East Grinstead 1972; Beach at Shoreham-by-Sea; Family Christmas at East Grinstead 1978]
From the Williams Family collection, this film includes scenes from two Christmas' at their home in East Grinstead. The family exchange gifts, visit Shoreham beach and sit down to a Christmas meal.
This edited amateur film shows a series of commercial and military aircraft in flight during an aerial display at Shoreham Airfield (?) in the 1970s.
[Patcham House Special School: Sports and Outings]
The pupils of Patcham House Special school in East Sussex filmed by the Headmaster taking part in the 'National Spastics Games', at play and on a number of class outings. The children have a range of physical needs and disabilities.
The Making of Kent
A documentary about the work of the planning authority in Kent, focusing on the character of Kent - as expressed through its buildings and architectural history.
One Way Ticket
A fiction film made by Albany Productions Film Unit in around 1976. A commuter in a rush to get to work misses his train, setting in motion an alternative sequence of events.
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