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[Building under construction]
Scenes of a construction site, in which corrugated iron panels and bricks are used to build a new structure, filmed in the 1930s.
[Miscellaneous Topics: Abbey Ruins, Horse Riding, Winter, Africa]
Scenes of Whitby Abbey, women practicing facial expressions for the camera, and children in the snow, filmed in the 1930s.
[Kent Hop Farming Part 1: Hop Picking]
Following hops from hop garden to oast house, the film is also a succinct portrait of the hop-pickers.
[Kent Hop Farming Part 2: Making Charcoal]
This film documents part of the hop growing process including spraying the hops and tilling the soil. The second half of the film follows the manual processes involved in the building and firing a kiln for charcoal burning.
St Bartholomew’s Hospital
A tour of St Bartholomew's Hospital, a voluntary hospital in Rochester. This professionally made film with intertitles informs the viewer of the costs involved in the delivery of modern and efficient health care. It was made to serve as a fundraising tool.
[Here and There: Speed Crazy, Old Sussex, New Sussex]
|Date||[ca. 1930s]; [1952?]; [ca. early 1990s]||ID||2185|
A compilation of films beginning with a 1930s(?) Pathéscope production which features a motor vehicle journey through central London and a train journey from London to Brighton, filmed by the BBC in the early 1950s(?). The middle and end of the film feature places of interest in Sussex, again during the 1930s(?) and a coach holiday to Worthing in the early 1990s(?).
[Family Scenes: Wimbledon; Model Aeroplane; Reverse Film; Farm]
Scenes filmed at Wimbledon and in the extensive grounds and interiors of Foxhunt Manor, taken by Eugene Oakshott in 1930 [?], some shown in reverse action. The family join workers as they pull down a tree in the garden.
[Nuns; Boat Trip]
This film shows a series of scenes of the Shippam family during a visit to a chapel, followed by views of a working harbour, filmed by Ernest Shippam in the 1930s.
[Tour: Australia Bridge]
This short film shows views of a city harbour (Sydney?) with workers constructing a bridge, seen from an elevated position. The camera pans across two men, talking on the bridge, to capture views of the landscape; showing boats, industrial structures, cranes and workers, against a backdrop of built up residential areas along the water.
[Farming; Horse Training; Pig Auction; Sheep Dipping]
This black and white film provides highlights of livestock and farm life on the Arrowsmith family farm in Berkshire. Mixed shots follow the construction of hayricks; farm workers building thatch topped straw stacks; Suffolk Punch horses working a field; and farmers dipping sheep in a dipping bath.
[Street Scenes in Shanghai]
Views of street scenes in Shanghai and surrounding countryside include street performers, acrobats and men at work amongst scaffolding. A dragon dance passes through the streets and various people are filmed in parks and gardens. This is followed by a river cruise and scenes of water transport.
[Cookham Scenes: The Grange, Horse Racing, Boat Trip]
Home movie scenes filmed at the family house in Cookham, races at Reading, and during a boat trip along the Thames to Henley in 1933, by an unknown amateur photographer.
[Elsted Manor Farms]
|Date||1932 - 1948||ID||3359|
This amateur film records work and play on Elsted Manor Farms over two decades. It offers a portrait of a multigenerational farming community which was gradually adopting new technologies.
[Building of New House]
Dr. Thomas Hately Macfie records in detail his new house being built, in typically grand and modern style, in Bognor Regis. His wife and daughter explore the construction site, and workers labour to finish the founations, first and second storey, roof and garden.
Maidstone Tuesday Market, January 12th 1932
This black and white newsreel style film follows events at a working livestock market and egg packing company in Maidstone, Kent. Several auctioneers are shown in close-up selling livestock, with dialogue illustrated by titles. The second film shows a business owner and some of his workers at an egg packing factory.
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