Detail

Title ID 7200Collection ID876
Title[Midhurst Scenes 1]
Date[ca. 1980s]
CollectionB. C. Suter
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionAlbum/Journal
ThemeTransport
KeywordsRailway Stations Railways Roads Houses Youth
Location
LocalMidhurst Petersfield
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionB. C. Suter
CameraB. C. Suter
FormatColour Silent
Duration3 min. 51 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

Footage taken by amateur film-maker B. C. Suter while following the (ldecommissioned) Midhurst Railways line [?] to Petersfield Station. Scenes include bridge and country road views, and a section of the railway line and a level crossing with traffic passing. Additional scenes can be found on TID: 7201 [Midhurst Scenes 2].

Description

A road is followed through the countryside and over the river in a series of views taken from fixed positions. A woman leads a child, riding a pony. The Midhurst Railway line passing Midhurst Station [?] is seen from an elevated position; modern housing has been built along it. The level crossing and railway line are also seen from this position, where a a group of children are on the tracks below. The hills of the South Downs can be seen beyond. Petersfield Station is shown from the car park, still in use. People are seen going inside. Corrugated metal sheets cover a disused tunnel or bridge alcove, partially overgrown by trailing ivy and weeds, next to a residential development. Further street views show residential housing.

Stills

[Midhurst Scenes 1] (1980s)

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