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[St John's Ambulance Brigade]
|Date||[ca. late 1940s]||ID||760|
A young girl is inspired to volunteer for the St John's Ambulance service when her father is injured falling from a tree. Adult St John Ambulance workers are also briefly filmed providing first aid to the victim of a motorbike accident, and to an injured miner. The sequences are all staged for the camera.
[Milestone [?]; Children’s Village Trogen]
A silent film documenting the founding of the Pestalozzi Children's Village at Trogen, Switzerland. The village is seen being constructed, children help to make furniture and a ceremony is held to mark its official opening. Children from abroad arrive at the village and take up residence in one of the houses, they are seen enjoying games and learning in the classroom. The film is intersected by titles, providing a narrative to the events.
[Sussex County Camp; Acrobatic Display; Scouting Parade]
|Date||24 - 26 May 1947||ID||9915|
This black and white film shows the Stanmer Park Sussex County Rally, with events speeches and demonstrations. A smaller Cub Scout gathering shows the boys under a flagpole reciting the Scout oath, followed by shots of the group taking part in several sporting activities and games outside a parish church. The film ends with scenes of a couple in a domestic garden.
[County Rally; Camps; Inspections]
|Date||24 - 26 May 1947||ID||9917|
This colour film opens with a Sussex County Scouting Rally at Whitsun with Lord Rowallan inspecting the sites with County Commissioner Colonel Hickie, and Field Commander for Sussex 'Uncle Bill' Genese. Views of the event include several parades, presentations, displays and performing arts demonstrations on the field in front of Stanmer House.
[Scout and Guide Parade at Cuckfield; Guide Parade Inspection at Haywards Heath]
Guides and Scouts parade in the street and into in the grounds of the Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield with church lych gate in the background, followed by a parade of Guides in Haywards Heath (St Wilfrid's Church) and by a Guide leaders inspection of various companies, with William John Genese (?).
[Football Match on Handcross Rec.; Borde Hill Camp; Handcross Church Parade]
The film shows a group of Scouts and Cubs from the 1st Haywards Heath troop playing a football match in Handcross. At a Scout camp in the grounds of Borde Hill, the group relax and play sports. The group later parade through Handcross Village to All Saint's Church, with other local Scout and Guide packs.
A film by Joseph Emberton of his teenage daughter Gillian performing in a girl's school play. The play is staged outdoors at Langford Grove school (?), Barcombe Mills, Sussex. The film includes scenes of the mothers and daughters chatting and drinking tea on the lawns wearing long floral tea dresses and hats followed by scenes from the play, featuring Gillian's performances.
A short amateur film, shot in colour by the Sadler family's Australian cousin, Tony Gaze, in Melbourne, Australia. The film features a group of youngsters in military uniforms, and various short family scenes and portraits.
[Holiday in Jersey]
Film of the Emberton family on holiday in Jersey filmed by the father, Joseph Emberton. The film shows the St. Brelade’s Bay Hotel where they stayed, with panoramas of the bay and surrounding landscape. The film features his wife Kathleen and teenage daughters Jocelyn and Gillian on the beach, body boarding and on outings.
The School Farm
This amateur documentary records the agricultural activities of Rye Secondary Modern School's Young Farmers' Club during the course of a year.
[Three Swiss Newsreel Items: Pestalozzi Children Village in Trogen]
A compilation of three short films about the Pestalozzi village at Trogen, Switzerland accompanied by a German commentary. Celebrations are held to mark the opening of the village; children are seen making models and perform songs and dances; and English war orphans arrive in Switzerland and are greeted by the British Consulate-General.
[Bognor Regis Holidays 1949 to 1958]
|Date||1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1956 1957; 1958||ID||9311|
Colour film of Queen's Road Baptist Church, Wimbledon's Sunday School outings to Bognor Regis beach over nine years in the 1950s. In each trip adults and children from the group are seen gathering outside the church and then at the seaside. The children are filmed on the beach, getting changed, playing in the water, eating ice cream, and playing beach cricket.
[Scout Camp Activities]
This film shows views of several Cubs and Scouts preparing camp on Ashenground campsite, (Balcombe and Slaugham ?) followed by views of various activities, a prize-giving presentation and views of the woodland plants and flowers around the site.
This edited colour and black and white film features a Scouting pack at the Twyford Scout Camp. The film opens with views of the River Thames, a lock surrounded by flowers and mixed views of a church. The film also includes views of the River Loddon and the Ford across the Old River, Twyford followed by mixed views of the Scouts setting up camp in a large field and playing games and sports with their families.
[Telham County Rally]
This edited film provides highlights of the 1st Haywards Heath pack outing to Battle village en route to the Sussex Scouting and Guiding County Rally at Telham; closing with highlights of the various parades and performances on the Telham camp.
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