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Funeral Procession of the Woman Who Dared
|Date||4 June 1913; 14 June 1913||ID||29|
A newsreel of the funeral of Emily Davison, the suffragette who lost her life after stepping out in front of the King's horse at the 1913 Epsom Derby, an act which is also included in the film.
The Southern Railway Servants' Orphanage at Woking
|Date||[1926? - 1933]||ID||1586|
This compilation illustrates life for the children and their relatives, staff and local volunteers at the Southern Railway Servants' Orphanage in Woking during the late 1920s and early 1930s. Each sequence is introduced with intertitles.
Fellowship of St. Nicholas Homes for Children, Christ Church, St. Leonards-on-Sea
This film depicts many of the activities being undertaken by The Fellowship of St. Nicholas, a local charity founded to counteract, "the effects of poverty, disadvantage, neglect and abuse suffered by children and young people." It is highly probable that the film was used as an awareness-raising, and hence a fundraising, tool.
The Fourth Year
|Date||1948 - 1949||ID||2998|
A two-reel film recording the activities of the fourth year of London Road School, in Burgess Hill. The film is divided into autumn, spring and summer term activities and depicts project work, school trips, sports day and preparing for the school play.
[Southern Railway Orphanage - Life at the Home]
This is a colourful portrait of the children of the Southern Railway Servants' Orphanage at Woking enjoying various leisure pursuits. The amateur film uses extracts from a child's letter as intertitles, providing a narrative for the images.
A Garden of Beautiful Roses
This film shows girls playing outside at Barcombe Place, East Sussex, which was a Barnardo's Home for girls in the late 1940s and 1950s, before becoming a mixed home until the early 1970s.
No Milk Today?
Three pensioners talk about the help they receive from the Old People’s Welfare Committee (Age Concern) and express their appreciation of it. The spoken narrative is provided by each of the characters. The film was made for the Old People’s Welfare Committee by the Sevenoaks Cine Society.
The Displaced Persons [BBC TV]
Eastern European refugees, still living in camps or as "freelivers" in Germany are the subject of a BBC documentary from 1964.
The YMCA at Wimbledon features in this short silent film created by BBC TV [?]. Residents are filmed eating a meal and taking part in various activities such as chess and basketball.
Let's Look at Addlestone
This Croach Oak Cine group film compilation offers a portrait of the village of Addlestone, highlighting several community and social service provisions from birth to old age including midwifery, schools, a youth centre, housing, sports, recreation and care for the elderly.
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.
[Holiday Club; Thorpe Park; Balcombe Fete; Nymans Gardens]
|Date||1984; July 1985||ID||8355|
This film opens with a group of elderly and disabled people on holiday at the Riviera Lido Holiday Club, playing games and socialising with the holiday club entertainment manager. The group go on a day out to a park and feed the ducks. A family visit to Thorpe Park follows, along with the August bank holiday Balcombe Village fair and a family on a day out to Nymans Gardens, West Sussex.
[Children Like These: The Story of the Pestalozzi International Childrens Village Sedlescombe]
|Date||24 June 1986||ID||8231|
An promotional film commissioned by the Pestalozzi Children’s Village Trust. The film compares life in developing countries with the opportunities Pestalozzi children receive at Sedlescombe, Sussex. Ex-Pestalozzi students in Thailand are interviewed about how they are using their skills and expertise to help others in their own country.
This documentary uses interviews to give voice to the immigrant Bangladeshi women who are living in Brighton, women who feel isolated in their adopted homeland.
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