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Amateur footage from the late 1930s of the buildings, bridges and canals of Venice. The film-makers capture the atmosphere of the city, filming it both from land-level and from a moving gondola.
At Your Service
A Merton Park Studios production, detailing the workings of Barking Power Station, run by the London Electricity Supply Company in the 1930s. Construction work at the ever-expanding station is shown as it attempts to meet the demands for electricity in industry, farming, transport and the home.
Watery Trail: River Medway
This well-made amateur film with intertitles chronicles the River Medway, tracing it from its source at Turners Hill to its mouth at Sheerness, capturing the places and industries which line its banks.
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.
[Camper and Nicholsons Ltd; Ratsey and Lapthorn Ltd; Launch of Yacht]
This short black and white film provides highlights of several ship workers hauling a ship on pulleys and ropes into the Solent, with views of the Ratsey and Lapthorn sail-making building on the same dockyard.
This edited colour film shows the Giles family on holiday in East and West Wittering with their boat, at a holiday home and on a beach.
This edited black and white and colour film shows the Corder Family on Holiday in Dorset. The family take a boat trip to/from the Poole coast, spend time on the beach at Sandbanks and exploring the rural countryside.
[Children in the Garden; Holiday Pictures; On the Beach at Bognor; Women’s Outing]
|Date||[ca. 1940 - 1941]||ID||238|
Dorothy and Janet, the film-maker's nieces, are filmed riding their bicycles in a garden. A holiday to Cornwall is followed by images of children riding ponies along the beach at Bognor Regis. The film ends with images of women from Rutland Hall in Hove on a bus daytrip.
[Sargent Bus & Coach Services]
|Date||1939 - 1977||ID||4426|
Documenting the East Grinstead-based bus and coach company, the film covers trips from the early days of the company in the 1930s through to later ventures at the company’s car showroom in the 1970s.
[Sussex in Technicolour]
|Date||1942; [ca. 1950s]||ID||9521|
A colour film made during the Second World War and shortly afterwards, showing scenes of Brighton and beyond.
[Family Scenes and Scout Activities]
|Date||[1942 - 1952]||ID||9909|
This film features Scout groups on camp, along with various family scenes in a domestic home and garden.
[Navy in Ceylon]
This film shows scenes of the Royal Naval land base at "RMS Mayina", near Colombo, Ceylon [Sri Lanka] with views of camp life that includes men at the camp entrance, the inside of a hut, and short scenes aboard several vessels. The film also includes a mix of everyday street scenes with: oxen, cats, local markets, children waving at the camera, a visit to the "Lomond Rubber Creping Mill, Kelaniya", local Sir Lankan men in portrait, and naval vessels on a lake or river.
[Horse-drawn Fire Engine]
A pair of newlyweds are paraded through a town centre, borne on a vintage horse-drawn fire engine.
[Winter Scenes; VE Day Celebrations]
|Date||[ca. 1945 - 1946]||ID||5124|
The opening part of the film [not included in online clip] shows a double exposure sequence of the family playing together in the snow, followed by a second sequence of double exposed shots [included in clip] of a VE Day procession.
[Holiday in Holland]
This black and white holiday film follows the Hinchliff family on holiday in the Netherlands. The family visit central Amsterdam, Bloemendaal and surrounding rural areas taking in the sights.
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