Title ID 10776Collection ID1473
TitleMovies and Memories: Childhood [archive footage with music]
Date11 June 2013
CollectionMovies and Memories West Sussex - Project films
Genre/TypeProfessionalScreen Archive South EastNon-fictionFamily Life
ThemeFamily Life Case Study Girlhood
KeywordsChildren Family Play Schools
LocalBognor Regis Littlehampton Shoreham-by-Sea Worthing
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionScreen Archive South East
Funding bodyHeritage Lottery Fund
FormatColour Sound
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


A compilation of archive films from the Screen Archive South East collection and set to music composed for the archive. This compilation based on the theme of Childhood features films from West Sussex and the South East of England, dating from the 1930s to the 1970s.


The compilation includes:

The early years of Rosemary Gowlland captured by her father Geoffrey Price Gowlland [1673 - Rosemary; [Family Events of 1939] (1937-1939)]

Films by Ralph Staley in Bognor Regis [3225 - [Portrait of a little boy] (1941) ]

Picnic scenes by Shippam Ltd of Chichester in 1933 [3263 - Ancient and Modern (1933)]

Further scenes by by Ralph Staley in Bognor Regis [3225 - [Portrait of a little boy] (1941)]

Film by Cyril Hayworth of a couple with their toddler in the 1940s [4036 - [Weddings, Christening and Seaside Pictures] (1940s)]

The Greenshields family in the 1960s, roller-skating and doing hand-stands [3976 - [Petworth Junior School; vintage car rally] (1960)]

Children blowing bubbles [3355 - [Miscellaneous Family Pictures] (1930s) - Hobson/Strode collection ]

Children on seafront horse rides [3680 - Speed Boats Littlehampton (1931-1933)]

Families at a fun fair [8604 - More Bracklesham Doings 1938 – Hinchliff family collection ]

Floating toy boats in the 1930s [3680 - Speed Boats Littlehampton (1931-1933)]

Colour footage of a 1930s fancy dress competition in Bognor Regis [3166 - Regis Review (1936-1937?) – Bogor Regis Film Society collection]

Film from the 1960s showing children dressing up in costumes [3976 - [Petworth Junior School; vintage car rally] (1960) – Greenshields family collection]

Girls in their Brownie and Guide uniforms. [3411 - Shoreham Peeps (1962) - Shoreham Cine and Miniature Camera Club]

Children at school in Bognor Regis in a 1970s educational film. [3979 - Learning for Earning (1977) - The National Savings Committee and the College of Education Bognor Regis]