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A collection of films showing members of the Hobson family during the 1930s, often swimming or playing sports, or enjoying their regular sailing activities on the water near Chichester.
A collection of films by amateur film-maker Percy Nightingale, showing his family throughout the 1920s and 1930s at or around, their Crawley home.
Prominent British architect Joseph Emberton filmed his family and travels during the 1930s and early 1950s. The collection includes family life at their Surrey home and holidays abroad as well as glimpses of Emberton's modernist style architecture.
Edwards and Tozer
A collection of home cinema release and amateur films, titled, in both black and white and colour filmed between the early 1930s to the late 1950s.
The Woodward family collection spans almost three decades from 1957 to the 1980s. The films record family scenes with the children at play, taking several outings, participating in school sports days and several family holidays to Paris, Germany and Spain. Of particular note are the films of Mr Woodward's time in Nigeria where he once lived and worked.
London Road School
A collection of films by Headmaster Mr A. C. Barnden of Oakmeeds School in Burgess Hill, comprising several films for use in the schools classrooms.
Clifford Spain was the manager of the Capitol Cinema, Walton-on-Thames. He regularly filmed and compiled events of local interest and four of his films are in this collection. The collection also includes other commercial films and newsreels from the Walton area.
This collection of 29 films by Francis Henry Newman and family, includes family activities, local scenes and Church activities from Otford in the 1930s. There are also holidays and a tour around India in the 1940s and 1950s. The collection also includes a film of VE Day, filmed by an American in London in 1945.
A collection of family films by Amateur film-maker Bob Burns, from the late 1950s to mid 1970s. Films includes holidays to the Balearic Islands and several Butlin's and Warner holiday camps in the UK. Other films show a collection of weddings at North Bersted Parish Church (West Sussex) and a series of family outings and group trips by Royal Oak Pub Darts club.
Albany Cine Club
Films in the Albany Cine Club Collection span five decades, dating from the 1920s to the 1990s. Many of the films in the collection are sketch-based offering a comedic take on domestic relationships and working life.
Janet and John Lurcook Oral History
This collection features an oral history interview with Janet and John Lurcook, recorded in 2009 and a series of edited clips combining extracts from the interview with archival film and still images. The interview and the clips cover the couple's involvement in the Sevenoaks Cine Society, a kent-based amateur film-making group, during the 1950s.
Films from the Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind/Sightsavers about their medical and fundraising activities including medical care, special projects in developing nations and fundraising promotions on television. The collection dates from the 1960s to the 1990s.
A collection of pre and post-war films made by Philip L. Gordon at the family home near Cross-in-Hand, East Sussex. The collection includes films of the family in the garden, attending various family events, on outings and holidays across the South East, in Switzerland and France, and helping out at a local farm.
A collection of travelogues and family films taken in the UK and abroad made by the Tomes family in the 1950s and 1960s; featuring, among other events, the Festival of Britain and 'Atoms for Peace' conference.
Fegans Childrens Charity
The Fegans Children’s Charity collection comprises twenty-four films dating from the mid-1930s to the early 1970s, which were largely made for publicity purposes - promoting the work of Fegans which was to provide a safe upbringing for orphaned and abandoned girls and boys. Founded by James Fegan, a Christian philanthropist, in 1872, the organisation created several homes and schools throughout southern England during the 19th and 20th centuries. Today, Fegans continues its charitable work by providing care and support for children and families. Many of the films in the collection feature daily life at Fegans’ schools with class-room scenes, celebrations of birthdays and Christmas festivities, day-trips to a variety of venues, sporting events and seaside holidays. A number of the films show life at Fegans’ Goudhurst Farm School in Kent, where boys were taught agricultural skills in preparation for their adult working lives, which in many cases was overseas, particularly Canada.
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