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The Den School (Sudley Cottage)
Film by Ralph Staley of activities at his daughter Pam's girls school in Bognor. Girls perform a "health and fitness" style exercise display and show their gymnastic skills at jumping over a vaulting horse. A group of Girl Guides perform a ceremony and are awarded badges; they pose for a photo and play a whispering game. The girls then hold a costumed performance for the parents.
[Scouting; Bank Holiday at Hastings; Visit to London; Holiday in France]
A home movie compilation which includes footage of Scouts, Cubs and Rangers on camping trips; events at Hastings over a Bank Holiday weekend; a visit to London and a holiday in France.
[Intake; Marching Recruits]
The teenage boys of the Canford School army regiment parade through the school's extensive grounds, before taking the inspection. This is followed by speeches, prizegiving, and a bareback horseriding display.
[Girls at Claremont School]
|Date||[ca. mid-late 1930s]||ID||1369|
A compilation of colour amateur material showing outdoor activities at Claremont School For Girls in Esher.
[Holiday Scenes; Reigate Swimming Baths; School Sports Day]
Seaside and domestic scenes precede swimming races and a school sports day in this home movie shot by a member of the North Downs Cinematograph Society in the mid 1930s.
[Silver Jubilee George V]
|Date||[25 May 1935]||ID||8186|
A short Dufaycolor film made by the Bognor Regis Film Society, which shows celebrations in the town, to mark the Silver Jubilee of George V in 1935. Large crowds line the street to watch as a parade of floats and walking groups processes through the decorated town. Dufaycolor was an early film system that employed a matrix of red, green and blue to produce colour on film. This matrix pattern is clearly in evidence in the online clips.
Silver Jubilee Celebrations at Bognor Regis
This black and white film provides highlights of a parade with procession and floats in Bognor Regis for HM George V Jubilee Celebration. The parade is followed by a sports display on a playing field, a fire brigade demonstration and closes with a fireworks display.
Two pupils of Canford School record events at the public school in Dorset, including sporting events and a fire, as well as images of the surrounding area.
[First colour family scenes]
Scenes of family outings, using Dufacolor film, in the family garden and during Bognor Carnival, filmed and compiled by Dr. Thomas Hately MacFie.
[Military Sporting Events and Activities]
This set of black and white films features various sporting events attended by Nazi officers. Horse racing and show jumping events are seen, followed by a race at the Nurburgring and a group boarding a train decorated with flags and a Kraft Durch Freude (Strength Through Joy) banner. The final film is of a group of Hitler Youth flight cadets at their barracks.
Coronation Celebrations in Horley
This fast-paced amateur film captures celebrations in Horley during the coronation year of 1937. A parade moves through the town including a marching band, decorated floats and a fire engine. In a field, children take part in organised races, exercises and marching.
|Date||[1937 - 1946?]||ID||1141|
A compilation of films beginning with the Coronation procession of King George VI, followed by wartime parades in Sevenoaks.
[Boys' Brigade Camp at Camber Sands]
This amateur film shows the 66th Kentish Town Company Boys' Brigade camp to Camber Sands, near Rye. The film contains shots of the boys leaving London and at camp at Camber Sands. They are seen enjoying a range of activities such as sports, horse riding and playing on the beach. At the end of the film the boys can be seen at Rye station waiting for the train back to London.
[Scout Camp Performances]
This film shows a series of variety style indoor performances by several groups of Scouts and Scouting leaders including mixed division choirs, several variety theatrical performances, hand bell ringers, a pantomime and a group of men/ Scout leaders dressed in ballet dancing outfits dancing a Greek narrative dance and a Can-Can style dance. The film closes with scenes from a comedy based sketch performance. Some shots are dark.
Fellowship of St. Nicholas Homes for Children, Christ Church, St. Leonards-on-Sea
This film depicts many of the activities being undertaken by The Fellowship of St. Nicholas, a local charity founded to counteract, "the effects of poverty, disadvantage, neglect and abuse suffered by children and young people." It is highly probable that the film was used as an awareness-raising, and hence a fundraising, tool.
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