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[King George VI Coronation and May Day Demonstration]
This black and white intertitled film shows the Coronation celebrations for King George VI at St Paul's Cathedral. This is followed by a tour of Central London in a car which includes views of a May Day Socialist demonstration march at Hyde Park. This film concludes with a family group watching the coronation procession from a building on The Strand.
Sussex People's Scrapbook 1938
A film illustrating and promoting the activities of the Communist Party in Sussex in 1938. The film includes scenes of demonstrations on Brighton's sea front; the anniversary of the Russian Revolution; and men returning to Brighton, from fighting in the Spanish Civil War. Intertitles are used throughout the film.
[Advert for Daily Worker]
An advertisement for the Daily Worker communist party newspaper. The advert illustrates the variety of subject matter covered in the paper: news from industry, political cartoons, news for the housewife, gardening and sport.
A film illustrating and promoting the activities of the Communist Party in Sussex in 1939. The film includes the production of the party newsletter, a demonstration against unemployment, speeches at the Sussex Communist Party Congress, and a march in Eastbourne.
Brighton International Children’s Camp
This film contains images of The International Children's Camp held at Brighton in 1946. The Camp was organized by the British Woodcraft Folk, a member of the Co-operative Youth Movement. The event attracted over 1000 children from the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Holland, Denmark and Czechoslovakia, and other European countries.
Looking at Sussex
|Date||[ca. 1960]; 1961; 1962||ID||4022|
A technically proficient, colour amateur film of Amberley and Arundel in West Sussex, and Brighton, East Sussex in the spring; featuring an acted sequence, and footage of the 80th Annual Conservative party conference in Brighton, held between 11th and 14th October 1961.
[The Stringless Yo-Yo]
Harvey Matusow explores his complex relationship with the House of Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) in two reels of film. A range of archival images and sounds are edited together in a non-linear, avant-garde format.
[Compilation: Air Display; London Trip; 61st Labour Conference]
A short amateur film in three parts, the first is of Shoreham air show, the second a day out at London Bridge and finally a short film featuring the 61st Labour Party Conference in Brighton.
This two part film depicts a Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) Aldermaston to London protest march which took place on the Easter weekend in 1962. Part 1 shows the Call For Protest rally at Trafalgar Square London, Sunday 11 March; followed by a longer section which shows the events of the CND Aldermaston to London protest march itself.
A Taste of Caviar; Holiday in Russia
A travelogue film detailing a trip to Russia, with scenes in Saint Petersburg (formerly Leningrad) and in Moscow. The film also shows a visit to Sochi [not included in online clip].
Rickmansworth and Other Stately Homes
An edited and titled film showing visits to various locations around England, including London, Maidstone, Rickmansworth, Oxford and Rochester. There are views of historical sites and locations including Allington Castle, Leeds Castle, Cardinal Cap Alley, the Alternative (Communist) "People's Jubilee" festival in The Great Hall at Alexandra Palace; interior views of Hatfield House; Hever Castle; and views over Rochester.
Who Was Harry Cowley?
This professionally-made film uses archive images, reconstructions and interviews to narrate the life and work of Harry Cowley, one of Brighton's foremost working-class heroes.
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