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[Rottingdean Windmill Reconstruction]
This intertitled amateur newsreel style film by FJ Williams, documents a series of local events in the seaside town of Rottingdean. The film shows stormy weather and a beached whale, the opening of the new Public Hall by the Mayor and Mayoress and the restoration of Rottingdean Windmill by several tradesman.
Building of Penlee Point on Canterbury Road
This film charts the building of a large detached house on Canterbury Road near Ashford, from the laying of its foundations to the nearing of its completion. All of the work done on the house is manual. The film also includes aerial shots of the plot and surrounding land.
[Coronation Naval Review; Holiday; Hay Farm]
This film features a Royal Naval Review at Spithead, Southampton to commemorate the coronation of King George VI. The Reed family view the display aboard a pleasure craft. The second part of the film provides scenes from the family's visit to Instow in Devon, that includes a trip to the beach and a working farm.
[Building of Yacht and Launch; Sailing]
This film opens with highlights of the building of a yacht at Camper & Nicholsons yard in Gosport, from running the lead keel, laying the frames to adding the outer cladding and deckboards. The yacht is then launched following a christening ceremony into the Solent. The film closes with wide shots of several 12-metre yachts sailing on the Solent.
With the Gypsies in Kent
The nomadic lifestyle of a Roma family is documented in this film as they travel in and around Canterbury during the harvesting season.
Round The Town
An amateur film with intertitles which tours Folkestone in the immediate pre-Second World War era. The film was made by members of the Martin Walter Ltd Garage which features heavily.
Ottershaw & Sunnymede 1938
This colour edited film follows the change of seasons in 1938 at Eric and Eileen Giles' family home in Ottershaw and his father's house 'Sunnymede' in Chobham. The first part shows the house, garden and family at Chobham. The second section is at the house in Ottershaw and shows the garden changing during the seasons.
[Clovelly; Circus; Devon Bays]
This brief pre-war film shows an ARP recruitment sign in a window and brief shots of a man re-laying a cobbled street by hand. There are views of a rocky coastline, the Circus transporting animals, including elephants, along a country road, and views of the coast at Croyde Bay, Bideford Bay and Ilfracombe. [Additional film of Ilfracombe on TID:9344 and Clovelly on TID:9339].
Camera Mag No. 2 Edition
Film by the Eltham Cine Society, recording various events and activities in 1939. The film includes the making of a cricket bat, scenes at Castlewood and St. James's parks, the use of vinyl LP sound recording equipment, and government ministers visiting RAF Hendon and Biggin Hill.
[Norcon Works Pipe Construction]
This colour film demonstrates the processes of constructing a Norcon spun concrete pipe: machinery is used to press the concrete into the moulds and then move the pipes to a drying area so the moulds can be removed and the pipes allowed to harden.
[Reg’s Wedding Scenes]
A compilation of home movie material which includes images of two weddings - one a church wedding, the other at a registry office. There is also footage of a holiday to France, cars being loaded and unloaded from aeroplanes, an amateur cricket match, picnics, and the film-maker's children.
[Pottery; wickerwork; Christmas party; farming]
A home movie featuring children from the Brocklehurst family as they take part in a Christmas party at the their school. The film also features scenes of rural life, such as a potter and basket-weavers at work and a farmer ploughing a field. The film ends with the children picking wild flowers near Mersham, Kent.
This short amateur film mainly features brickmaking at Naccolt near Wye in Kent. Men are seen operating machinery to cut the clay bricks and digging clay from trenches; dried bricks are arranged in rows outside. The film also includes a brief shot of a tractor ploughing a field and members of the Brocklehurst family picking flowers in a bog near Mersham.
[Norcon Works; Herne Bay]
This film shows highlights of the Norcon Works, Chichester and the family garden at Herne Bay. Views of hundreds of concrete pipes stacked in the yard; a Rabier crane lifts large pipes onto a trailer, with views of several men at work and of the industrial sand works; several warehouses fill the view. In the garden of the house on Dence Park, Herne Bay, views of fruit trees and several houses on the sea front complete the film. Continued from TID_9992
[Family and Children; Garden; Austin Reed Headquarters]
This film opens with group portrait shots of the extended family, taken in the family garden. In the next scene, Austin Reed and the Board of Directors (?) pose together on the roof of the Austin Reed Headquarters at Summit House, Red Lion Square, London. Views of the open square and street scenes follow, with additional shots of the facade of an Austin Reed branded building.
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