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Bognor Regis Review
|Date||1929; [ca. 1930s]||ID||3167|
A compilation of local news in and around Bognor Regis. The items have been edited together at a later date; intertitles, some animated, introduce each item.
A Typical Budget [West Sussex News Items]
A film complilation showing notable events in Bognor Regis and nearby locations in West Sussex that includes the S.S. Mango ashore at Selsey and the ruins of Cowdray House, Midhurst.
[Broadstairs & St. Peter's Items]
|Date||1936 - 1937||ID||1023|
A compilation of items filmed by Enid Briggs in Broadstairs in the late 1930s. The selection includes variety performances staged on Broadstairs sands, rough seas and storm damage, a flower show, a display by the Red Cross and the 'Broadstairs Dickens Festival'.
Herne Bay Newsreel 1938
Part a series of newsreels made by John Clague in Herne Bay. The film includes storm damage to Herne Bay and Margate, a horse display by 'The Cossacks', the West Cliff Regatta, diving by Prof. Bert Powsey, the Carnival, the Herne Bay Regatta, a bowls match, air raid precautions, the retirement of Captain Hill, a traffic accident, a capsized dinghy and winter sports.
The Great Storm 1953
Scenes of the devastation caused by the severe storms of winter 1953. This amateur film-maker’s record shows the rough seas still battering the coastline at Hampton. The film is intertitled throughout.
The Herne Bay Newsreel 1953 Coronation Year
This is one of a series of newsreels made by John Clague, featuring events in the town of Herne Bay. Thjs film includes major events of 1953 including the Great Storm early in the year, Herne Bay Golf Club, the town carnival, Coronation celebrations, the Conservative garden party and finishes with the 'Cripplecraft' charity fete.
[Storm at Seaford; holiday in Cornwall; roller skating]
An amateur home movie from the mid 1950s featuring the members of the Murray family. The first part of the film includes scenes of the children and their parents in the Seaford area, the middle features a family holiday to Cornwall, and the latter part shows a storm and subsequent damage at Seaford.
The River Arun
An amateur film with commentary featuring people and places on the River Arun in West Sussex. The film-maker, based at a campsite at Houghton Bridge, records trips on his boat with family and friends on the river between Greatham and Littlehampton. The film also includes scenes of a summer storm at Seaford, East Sussex.
Storm Force Dover
Scenes of waves crashing against the harbour walls and on the beach at Dover, with music added.
Local News Items from Southern television: Flooding in Deal
|Date||13 January 1978; 18 January 1978||ID||863|
A compilation of news items filmed by Southern Television during the aftermath of the January 1978 coastal flooding in Kent. Deal and Herne Bay beaches are seen littered with debris and interviews are conducted about the impact of the flooding. There are also a few shots of a flooded town centre.
[The Great Storm]
Scenes of the devastation caused by the great storm which hit the South East in October 1987. The aftermath of fallen trees, crushed cars and blocked roads are shown along with the clean-up effort to remove trees blocking roads and to repair telephone lines.
A Milestone for Crawley
A well-made amateur film from 1989 which documents the development of the Hawth Theatre and Arts Centre, Crawley. The film features many local artistic and cultural groups and examines the impact the new centre will have on the town.
[Storm Damage: Coast to Coast]
The first part of an edition of Television South's (TVS) Coast to Coast regional news programme. The edition features a news item about storm damage to the Pestalozzi village at Sedlescombe reported by Paul Beard.
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