Detail

Title ID 10135Collection ID1108
TitleBehind the Scene: Scotts Film Unit at Work
Date[ca. 1963]
CollectionThe John Wade Collection
Genre/TypeAmateurCine/Video clubNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeCine Club Film-Making
KeywordsWars Film Making Armed Forces Villages Second World War (1939-1945)
Location
LocalStanmer
RegionalBrighton and Hove
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionScotts Film Unit (Cine Club)
CameraJohn Wade [?]
DirectorJohn Wade [?]
FormatStandard 8mm Colour Sound
Duration04 min. 34 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

The Sussex village of Stanmer becomes the film set for Occupied Holland, by the Scotts Film Unit - where the film makers are as evident as the cast members.

Description

The Sussex village of Stanmer becomes the film set for Occupied Holland, by the Scotts Film Unit - where the film makers are as evident as the cast members. Actors dressed in a German Wehrmacht uniform walking down a leafy lane, talking to girls in Dutch national dress while the film crew take photographs.

After giving a mock Nazi salute the 'German', wearing a Russian type helmet, is seen on sentry duty and arresting a British soldier at gunpoint. Later the group film a scene showing a group of 'British' soldiers patrolling along the road while the 'Dutch' children wave flags and orange bunting an accordion band play while the children jump about.

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