|Title ID||3361||Collection ID||1310|
|Title||Down to Sussex|
|Theme||Rural Life Transport|
|Keywords||Beaches Buildings Landscape Leisure Time Activities Local History Piers Racing Railways Religious Buildings Rural Areas Seaside Resorts Sport Theatre Tourism Trains|
|Copyright & Access||Copyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details|
A British Transport Film looking at the history and landscape of the Sussex countryside.
British Transport Films (BTF) produced documentaries and travelogue films from 1949 to the early 1980s. Their critically acclaimed documentary films looked at work and travel on the UK’s rail network as well as producing promotional travelogues advertising rail destinations around the country. This film was produced by Edgar Anstey, a main protagonist in the British documentary film movement and the founder of British Transport Films. At BTF he produced in excess of 500 films, winning an Oscar for the short film ‘Wild Wings’ in 1966.