Title ID 1146Collection ID60
Title[Cine Society Functions]
Date1954 - 1956
CollectionSevenoaks Cine Society
Genre/TypeAmateurCine/Video clubNon-fictionAlbum/Journal
ThemeCine Club Film-making
KeywordsCelebrations Clothing Clubs Dance Games Leisure Time Activities Dresses Skirts
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionSevenoaks Cine Society
ParticipantsJohn Lurcook; Janet Lurcook
FormatMixed Colour and Black & White Silent
Duration17 min. 15 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


An amateur record of Sevenoaks Cine Society's black-tie events during the mid-1950s. The events in formal dress show the members greeting, playing party games and dancing.


New Year Party January 1954

Black and white images show a New Years eve party where guests greet and shake hands. The guests write on cards [perhaps doing a quiz]. They play party games, including passing an egg between each other using a spoon in their mouths and walking along a line whilst looking through reversed binoculars.

[Annual Dinner 1954] Colour footage of the Sevenoaks Cine Society annual dinner of 1954 shows the guests sat down for dinner and the prize giving.

[Annual Dinner 1955] Members of the Sevenoaks Cine Society and their spouses greet each other in a long lineup. The couples dance and do the Hokey Cokey. T

[New Year 1956] The Sevenoaks Cine Society celebrates the New Year, greeting and shaking hands in a long lineup of guests. The couples dance, smiling for the camera as they pass.


A still from [Cine Society Functions] (1954-1956) showing members of the Cine Society at a danceA still from [Cine Society Functions] (1954-1956) showing members of the Cine Society at a dance

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