Detail

Title ID 10761Collection ID1059
TitleJohn's roles within the society [Lurcook Oral History Interview clip 2]
DateJune 2011
CollectionJanet and John Lurcook Oral History
Genre/TypeProfessionalScreen Archive South EastNon-fictionOral History
ThemeCine Club Film-Making
KeywordsClubs Communities Film Making Oral History
Location
LocalSevenoaks
RegionalKent
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionScreen Archive South East
CameraCatherine Walsh; Elaine Sheppard
ProducerSASE Screen Archive South East
NarratorJohn Lurcook; Janet Lurcook (Interviewees)
SoundCatherine Walsh; Elaine Sheppard (interviewers)
FormatColour Sound
Duration00:01:17:00
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

An edited extract from an oral history interview with Janet and John Lurcook, covering the couple's involvement in the Sevenoaks Cine Society. This short film combines interview footage with material from the archive collection, illustrating some of John's various roles in Sevenoaks Cine Society's film-making process.

Description

This edited extract from an oral history interview with Janet and John Lurcook, recorded in 2009 covers the couple's involvement in the Sevenoaks Cine Society, a Kent-based amateur film-making group, during the 1950s. This short film combines interview footage with relevant archive material from the Sevenoaks Cine Society collection.

Here John discusses his role as official photographer and continuity man for Sevenoaks Cine Society and the use of the clapper-board he made. This is edited with archive footage of John, working behind the scenes on some of the Society productions, including the 1956 ghost film 'Home from Home'.

Stills

A still from 'John's roles within the society' [Lurcook Oral History Interview clip 2]  (2011)