Title ID 10783Collection ID1473
TitleMovies and Memories: Worthing [archive footage with music]
Date11 June 2013
CollectionMovies and Memories West Sussex - Project films
Genre/TypeProfessionalScreen Archive South EastNon-fictionCommunity
KeywordsBeaches Cars Everyday Life Fire Services Leisure Time Activities Play Railway Stations Railways Roads Seaside Resorts Trains Urban Areas Winter
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionScreen Archive South East
Funding bodyHeritage Lottery Fund
FormatMixed Colour and Black & White 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 shows scenes from the Sussex coastal town of Worthing.


This compilation features various images from four films in the Screen Archive South East collection. These films, made in the 1930s to the 1950s feature local scenes and seaside attractions in the town. The compilation includes:

Scenes of trains and West Worthing Station 3376 - Southern Railway (1937-1938) - Eric Sparks

Roof-top views of Worthing and the level crossing, followed by street scenes in a snowy town centre and a fire engine on call 3379 - Sussex and Hampshire Scenes (1930s) - Eric Sparks

A road sign for Worthing with cars and traffic behind 8051 - Sussex May 1956 - film-maker unknown

Worthing beach scenes 3850 - A Day's Outing (1949) - Cyril Hayworth

Punch and Judy, followed by views from the beach and the boating pond 8051 - Sussex May 1956 - film-maker unknown

Further scenes of the boating pond 3850 - A Day's Outing (1949) - Cyril Hayworth

Peter Pan's children's playground, and drinking tea on the beach 8051 - Sussex May 1956 - film-maker unknown


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