Title ID 704Collection ID129
Title[Public Festivities]
Date[ca. mid-late 1930s]
CollectionJohn Ayling
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionActuality/Factual
KeywordsCommunities Everyday Life Urban Areas
LocalBrighton [?]
RegionalBrighton and Hove East Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionJohn Ayling
CameraJohn Ayling
FormatBlack & White Silent
Duration2 min. 25 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


An amateur film-maker captures a public gathering in a town centre. Large crowds fill the streets as men give speeches into microphones. Trams, cars and bicycles continue to use the roads and the crowds begin to disperse.