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This is Magic
An edited amateur film from the 1930s consisting of material relating to the family of Harry Guermonprez, co-founder of the the Bognor Regis Film Society. Harry Guermonprez and his family appear throughout the film. The film includes a short section of 'magic tricks', (created using film editing techniques) and a visit to London Zoo.
[Arundel; Shoreham; Southsea; Isle of Wight]
This colour and black and white film show views of Arundel village and castle. Internal shots of the castle and grounds are shown in detail. The film then shows a miniature railway in Southsea, and paddle steamers on the Isle of Wight followed by a tour around the coast of the Isle of Wight, including Sandown and Shanklin piers, The Needles and lighthouse.
Pot-Pourri or A Mixed Grill
An amateur film featuring Chichester and surrounds plus Eastbourne, Brighton and Bognor Regis. Captioned throughout.
[Babies First Steps; Family Gathering; Communion Celebrations]
|Date||[ca. 1943]; 1953||ID||3181|
This home movie features members of the Gilbert family. The film shows a number of significant family events in the in the 1940s and 1950s as well as more regular day-to-day scenes. John Gilbert is seen arriving home on leave from the Royal Navy and the Gilbert children are seen playing at home and celebrating their first communion at St. Richard's Roman Catholic church in Chichester.
[Bognor Regis Journal]
|Date||1949; 1951 - 1955||ID||3198|
A compilation of home movie material in which the film-maker records family outings in the south of England during the late 1940s and early 1950s. Places visited include Stonehenge, The New Forest and Beachy Head.
Sussex May 1956
This film is a compilation of scenes from outings in Sussex and Kent during May 1956. Inter titles indicate the various locations visited. A woman, often wearing red and walking with a black dog is seen in most of the shots.
Family Mills, Park Lane Movie Scrapbook
|Date||[1957 - 1960?]||ID||3354|
This amateur home movie features family life and activities at the family home in Slindon, West Sussex over a number of years. Family members are seen at home in the garden and in the village. Further afield, the film captures visits to Arundel, Bosham, Chessington and Bramber amongst other places, and country walks on the South Downs. The film also includes shots of various military parades connected to the Royal Engineers.
Canoeing; Family Dinner; Airport; Boating
|Date||1962 - 1963||ID||4156|
A home movie showing family scenes as well as operations at Lydd and Gatwick Airport. There is also footage of boating, yachting and canoeing on the south coast.
Gosports Goings On
|Date||[August 1965 ?]||ID||5819|
This film shows a family visit to Gosport, with scenes of the seaside, a Hovercraft, a visit to Foster Gardens, a panoramic view of the Camper and Nicholsons shipyard from the top of a building (?), and the Naval Shipyard. The group visit the Portsmouth War Memorial, and the rides on Southsea seafront. Returning to Gosport for the Carnival parade with floats. The film ends with scenes at Portsmouth Harbour from aboard a ferry.
[Fire at Southwick; Hovercraft; Peace Garden]
This film shows various scenes including: a fire taking hold at Southwick harbour aboard a ship with fire engines rushing to the scene; the family waiting to board a SR.N6 Hovercraft with shots from the cockpit; a Red Funnel ferry passing the craft at Ryde Harbour (?); the family wearing Western-themed fancy dress posing together; a turtle in a tank; the family at the Peace Garden, Patcham; and a shot of a medical sample filmed through a microscope.
Express Coaches Everywhere
A film from the 1960s promoting express coach services throughout Britain. The film includes a fictional scenario of family members traveling to Birmingham on express coaches. A couple leave Chichester on a Southdown coach; places of interest are featured across southeast England.
South Coast Resorts: Maidstone & District Version
A promotional film made during the early 1970s to promote coach holidays to south coast resorts. Numerous resorts and sights of interest are featured, alongside a commentary which commends coach travel as the best way to experience the south coast of England.
[Bentley Wildfowl; Austrian Holiday; Gatwick; Southsea; Silver Jubilee at Seaford; Mallorca Holiday]
|Date||1975 - 1977||ID||4166|
Amateur film with intertitles throughout of scenes in Sussex and Hampshire, and holidays abroad, including; Silver Jubilee celebrations at Seaford Salts recreation ground; planes at Gatwick Airport; Naval and passenger ships at Portsmouth Harbour; crowded beaches and day trips in Mallorca.
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