Detail

Title ID 5334Collection ID699
Title[RAF Parade in Preston Park]
Date[ca. 1958]
CollectionLinehan Family
Genre/TypeAmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeLeisure Wartime And Military
KeywordsArmed Forces Parades Parks Leisure Time Activities Men Music
Location
LocalPreston Park Brighton
RegionalBrighton and Hove East Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionJohn J. Linehan
CameraLinehan Family
ParticipantsLinehan family; Paul (cousin)
FormatColour Silent
Duration00:03:49:21
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

This films shows a battalion of RAF officers, men and military bands parading along a busy street into Preston Park. The group stand adjacent to the former Police building for their inspections; later parading around the green. Three men break off to parade a Union flag, watched by a line of spectators. The final short scene shows the film-maker's cousin Paul and a woman sitting on a riverbank. The woman is reading whilst the man fishes.