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[Parade; Camp; South Downs Hike]
A film showing a district parade with Scouts and Guides, marching through Haywards Heath to Muster Green, welcomed by friends and family. The 1st Haywards Heath Scouts board a coach in Haywards Heath with their kit, This is followed by shots of the exterior of 'The Broadway' theatre as the coach passes by. On arrival, the Scouts build a camp, and drink tea with friends and family. The final scene shows a hike across the South Downs.
[Baby; Hazelwick Sports; Holiday at Felixstowe]
|Date||8 April 1955; 4 June 1955; 11 June 1955; August 1955||ID||9160|
This edited film features scenes of a family group playing with a baby in a living room, followed by a compilation of a set of photographs featuring Evangelist Rev. Billy Graham and several posters for his "Souls in Conflict" sermon outside the Embassy (Cinema) Theatre. The second part shows various events of two school sports days (Great Walstead? & Hazelwick School), and a colour film of a seaside holiday to Felixstowe with scenes of the family at the beach and on a boat trip.
[Ice-cream at the Seaside [?]]
The film opens with scenes from a play, recorded on stage, followed by similiar scenes acted out for the camera on the pier (possibly at Worthing?). There follows more on-stage footage of a chorus line during a performance, before the cast parade past the camera outdoors in Bravarian (?) style costume.
The film opens with scenes of backstage preparations for a show 'Calamity Jane' by the West Sussex Players; the cast pose as a group onstage. More images follow of cast members posing individually for the camera. The film ends with a brief family scene featuring a group of women sitting together and chatting in front of a garden wall.
[Elizabeth; Alexis in the Park]
|Date||[ca. May 1960?]||ID||2806|
A young girl and a woman are seen waving behind a glass door. Lettering on the building reads "Worthing Hospital Ten Crusade Children's Ward Block.1937". This is followed by scenes of Woodward's daughter playing in a street, and (dark) backstage preparations for a theatre production (likely to be the West Sussex Players (?)). Cast members in costume also pose for the camera outside a building next to Worthing Pier.
The Prince Abroad
This black and white film shows highlights of the Whitgift School Dramatic Society's 15 day tour of Southern Germany and to Ostend, Belgium in May 1960. Highlights of sections of the performances of Hamlet are shown, as are pre-show preparations in wardrobe and make up, along with the group on leisure and sightseeing activities.
[George on a Cycling Tour Through Sussex]
A quirky animation featuring cut-out characters on a eccentric bicycle ride through Sussex towards a final destination in the Brighton Dome.
[Compilation: 1: Historic Railways; 2: Advert; 3: The Sound of Music]
|Date||1962 - 1963||ID||4014|
A well produced amateur film in 3 parts. The film begins with a study of local small railways. There is a short advert and then a tribute to Rodgers and Hammerstein productions, focusing on the Sound of Music.
[Amateur Theatre Play: West Sussex Players "Arms and The Man"]
This film shows scenes from a play "Arms and The Man" by playwright George Bernard Shaw, as performed by an amateur cast - the West Sussex Players. The group are seen preparing backstage, followed by a compilation of extended scenes from a performance.
[School Playground Activities]
This short film shows a group of young children performing scenes from a play and/or dance in the school playground. A boy holds up a sign that reads: "Wanted Enterprising Girl for Office".
South With Blanco
This film shows a visit from 'Blanco', (a female family friend/relative ?), and their tour of the South of England across various locations including Rochester, Southend-on-sea, London and Folkestone.
Down to Sussex
A British Transport Film looking at the history and landscape of the Sussex countryside.
Meander in Maidstone
This film shows various views of Maidstone, Kent. Including scenes along the Medway river and the town centre, with landmarks such as All Saints Church, Brenchley Gardens, the Municipal Theatre and the Granada Theatre. The film also contains scenes of widespread flooding in the area.
A Date with the Sun
A seaside publicity film advertising the attractions of the Kent resort of Margate. Narrated by Kenneth Horne, the film promotes Margate's seaside based facilities and activities.
Blue Sky For Blanco
This colour film shows a visit from family friend (?) Blanco. The group visit various locations including The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells' Town Hall and High Street. They also go to Canterbury with the Westgate, Marlowe Theatre and Caterbury Cathedral followed by a series of Caravaning and beach scenes. The film also shows Bromley South Station and High Street in London plus The Strand outdoor swimming pool and playground in Gillingham.
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