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[Ashford Railway Works: Local Industries and Farming]
An extensive record of Ashford's industries and manual workers in the immediate post-war era, including Ashford Railway Works and Ashford Cattle Market.
[I.M.C.C. Mines; Noralyn Air Plant]
|Date||[ca. 1946 - 1951]||ID||1445|
This film depicts the workings of a postwar phosphate processing plant. Mined phosphate rock deposits are separated from the surrounding silt and slurry, and packed for transportation.
[I.M.C.C. Phosphate Mines in America]
|Date||November 1946; [1949?]; March 1951; [1952?]||ID||1432|
Footage of three phosphate mines operated by the International Minerals and Chemical Corporation in Polk County, Central Florida. This film documents the various stages in the mining and processing of phosphate, and the machinery used at the time.
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.
This professional film was produced as an educational record of Canterbury Cathedral. It has a commentary which supplies historical facts about the images captured on film.
About Horse Shoes
Amateur educational film showing the workings of a blacksmith's forge. Scenes include horse being led to smithy, old shoes being removed, blacksmith working at forge and new shoes being fitted. Demonstration of different sizes and types of horseshoe, followed by shots of cart horses and hunters and illustration of type of shoe worn by racehorses. The film ends with a man (the blacksmith?) showing a record book indicating the costs of shoeing.
Resmat Cold Asphalt; A Film of the Manufacture and Laying of This Product
An amateur film with intertitles which records work being undertaken by the William F. Rees civil engineering company. Footage includes images of the asphalt production depot in Chelsea, the plant depot in Coulsdon, the resurfacing of Goodwood Race Track using both men and machinery.
J. Ford & Sons Ltd. Centenary 1850 - 1950
This corporate film, produced by J. Ford and Sons Ltd. features the centenary celebration outing to Brighton. The workers are seen posing for a photograph outside the company premises in central London and then outside the Metropole Hotel in Brighton. Some of the jobs that the company worked on during 1950 are also featured, as well as employees who had recently died; intertitles provide details of people and places.
The Kent Show (1951)
An amateur colour record of the 1951 Kent County Agricultural Show. The film includes images of competition farm animals, a variety of agricultural display tents, and the making of a decorative pot on a potters wheel. The film-maker was a member of Haywards Heath & District Amateur Cine Society.
[Resmat Cold Asphalt: Road Surfacing by the William F. Rees Civil Engineering Company]
|Date||1953 - 1954||ID||2404|
This amateur film with intertitles records the work of the William F. Rees civil engineering company during 1953 and 1954. An Ammann Spreader resurfaces the pathways of Bishop's Park, Fulham; the depot at Chelsea produces asphalt; the company experiments with a new resurfacing technique at the depot; and a D2 Traxcavator works in the residential streets of Banstead.
[Trip to the USA, Bangkok and France; Kenwood Company Event]
|Date||[ca. 1953 ?]; [ca. 1959 ?]||ID||5442|
This colour and black and white film shows a series of work and holiday films captured by Ken Wood, including: a business trip aboard the Queen Mary to New York; a short visit to San Francisco; a series of flights and tours to Niagara Falls; Bangkok and Paris. They return to the UK for a promotional event for 'The Kenwood Chef' with staff and company vehicles.
A Family Tradition
A promotional film showing the processes involved in making Shippam’s paste; from farm to factory, narrated by MacDonald Hobley.
Maxicuts By Drummond Bros, Great Britain
|Date||[ca. 1958 - 1962]||ID||1656|
This promotional film contains images of Drummond Bros Ltd automatic Maxicut range in operation. Maxicut specialist lathes, machine tools and gear-shapers were introduced onto the market following the Second World War.
Bexhill Donkey Races
|Date||15 August 1959||ID||5567|
This film shows the first ever Rotary International Donkey Derby on Little Common, Bexhill. The event organised by the local Rotary and Donkey Racing clubs, feature donkeys from across Sussex and Kent. Other attractions include visits from the Pearly Kings and Queens, carriage side-shows and balloon races. The voice-over states that the film is a record of the day's event as created by Ray Young & David Carr (?).[Due to copyright reasons, the film has been made mute for online use]
[Building Works; Wedding]
A two part film. The first film shows a building construction project in progress, with workers using heavy machinery and manual tools to lay the foundations. A man in a grey suit accompanied by a woman, inspects one of the trenches, as the workers continue around them. The second film shows a group of adults and children making their way to a wedding, dressed in formal clothing; followed by scenes of the wedding party arriving at North Bersted church.
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