Title ID 13721Collection ID1
TitleEastbourne on Film
DateJune 2018
CollectionScreen Archive South East
Genre/TypeProfessionalScreen Archive South EastNon-fictionLocal Topical
KeywordsCarnivals Leisure Time Activities Holidays Local History Transport Political Demonstrations Tourism Sport
RegionalEast Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionScreen Archive South East
EditorStasia Botwright
FormatMixed Colour and Black & White Sound
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details.


A programme of archive films with introductory titles showing locations and activities in Eastbourne from 1928 to 1966 . Presented by Frank Gray at the Towner Cinema June 2018.


A black and white still from 'Sussex 1939', showing a very large gathering of marchers on the shingle beach in Eastbourne close to the Langham Hotel. The group have gathered to listen to speeches from Sussex Communist Party members on the promenade. Many of the marchers hold large banners and plaqards.A colour still image from 'Eastbourne Tramway', showing a side profile view of an open top tram carriage in its green and cream livery.