Title ID 7246Collection ID876
Title[Amberley: Visit]
Date30 July 1997
CollectionB. C. Suter
Genre/TypeAmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeWorking Life Leisure
KeywordsHandicrafts Leisure Time Activities Men Railway Stations Exhibitions Rural Areas
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionB. C. Suter
CameraB. C. Suter
EditorB. C. Suter
FormatColour Sound
Duration3 min. 50 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


A compilation of scenes compiled for a documentary on the workings of Amberley Museum by amateur film-maker B. C. Suter. Shots are either mute or with sync sound.


A man places a trolley bag on a railway coach cart (?); Close up of Chalky the cat sitting on the grass; a group of men having lunch by the Water & Electric Light exhibition shed; out of focus shots of a man stroking Chalky the cat; Exterior view of the Blacksmith Shop and engine shed moving to the exterior of the office buildings; Signpost pointing to several on site attractions; flight of steps up to a cliff top (?); view of a motor vehicle parked under a car port next to a building (?); courtyard with signpost and carousel style ride; Side of a coach house or railway shed with railway tracks; main courtyard zooming into a omnibus allowing passengers to board; Sign: "Bagmender and Cobbler"; two men entering the Clay pipe maker workshop, sign for "David Cooper craftsmen in fine clay tobacco pipes" and "Chalk pits forge"; high angle shot of a diesel train on a narrow gauge track with freight and passenger carriages and a second shot with the train carrying passengers to close the film.