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[Station; Boating on Pond; Crawley]
This film opens with a man strolling along several Southern Railway branded station platforms, followed by mixed views of a family playing together in a garden and posing for the camera. On a river two boys play on a wooden punt. Finally mixed views show tradesmen working in Balcombe village and wide views of the Queen's Square Shopping Centre and High Street in Crawley.
[Hill Barn Theatre; Morse Brown Portrait]
|Date||4 June 1960||ID||9731|
This colour film shows views of the family home, gardens and grounds at Hill Barn and shots of Albert Tomes sitting for a portrait by British/Bermudan pastel artist Sam Morse Brown.
This colour travelog style film shows highlights of the Tomes' visit to Athens. The family also stop to buy souvenirs at the local street markets and meet people from local communities and rural villages. The film has a voice over narrative and music soundtrack throughout.
Using a loose narrative, this film shows aspects of photography via a camera shop, a photographer at a wedding, and films being developed from negatives to photographic prints at Erricks camera shop in Bradford.
Weights and Measures Service
|Date||1963 - 1969||ID||1571|
This amateur film shows the work of the Surrey County Council Weights and Measures Service. The inspectors are seen testing a range of scales and checking weights and measurements at a variety of retailers and businesses. The postscript dramatises the new tasks the service will have to take on as a result of the 1968 Trade Protection Act. The film is accompanied by a music soundtrack and a narrative.
Birling, My Parish
A portrait of the village of Birling and the surrounding countryside, its church, village store, forge and village fair, narrated by the parish rector.
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 member of Brighton & Hove Cine Club records everyday scenes in Brighton and Hove during the mid 1960s. The film is a compilation of events, people and places.
Blind Farmers of the Sarawak
This colour documentary film highlights the work of the the Royal Training Centre for the Blind offering rural farm skills training to blind farmers in Kuching, Sarawak. The training is supervised by 'Ronnie Babonau' under the Freedom from Hunger campaign. Funds come from the local Sarawak association for the Blind and The Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind. The film has opening and closing titles with a voiceover narrative throughout and some music.
The Terwick Water Mill
An amateur film documenting the fully operational Terwick Water Mill on the River Rother in West Sussex.
Traditional trades of Surrey are presented in this walk around a country village, produced by the North Downs Cinematograph Society in the mid 1960s.
Story of a River
This amateur colour documentary film with poetic voice over, narrative and instrumental soundtrack, follows the River Ouse from Horsham to Barcombe and back via Lewes and Newhaven. The film provides a historical narrative of the local area, with some comedy narrative mixed with poetry readings, anecdotal references and quotes from previous residents, closing with a summary. This film won the Sussex Film Festival Sound Trophy in 1971.
A Taste for Honey
This colour film with soundtrack and narrative, demonstrates the practice of beekeeping over the course of a year. The process starts with the preparation of the hives, the construction and waxing of the frames, the management of bee populations and extracting honey from the hives, all on a domestic farm in Hampshire. The film has opening and closing titles.
Our Village 1969-70
|Date||1969 - 1970||ID||3400|
A portrait of the village of Singleton in West Sussex, made by local amateur film-maker Cyril Pearman. The film has a music soundtrack.
[Visit to 'Thatchley' at West Chiltington; At the Seaside; Harbour; Showground]
This silent home movie features a man thatching a roof at 'Thatchley' in West Chiltington as a child and puppies play in the garden. The film also includes footage of an agricultural show.
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