Detail

Title ID 798Collection ID172
TitleBackwards
Date[ca. 1950s]
CollectionTunbridge Wells / Regency Film Unit
Genre/TypeAmateurCine/Video clubNon-fictionFictionActuality/FactualSpecial Effects [was: Trick]
ThemeCine Club Film-Making
KeywordsCars Children Everyday Life Recreational Facilities Roads
Location
LocalRoyal Tunbridge Wells
RegionalKent
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionRegency Film Unit
CameraJ. Taylor
DirectorA. Angel
ProducerRegency Film Unit
FormatBlack & White Silent
Duration4 min. 40 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

Various every day activities shown in reverse motion.

Description

The Regency Film Unit illustrates the film trick of reverse motion, showing; children at the playground; a dog and a man walking; a cyclist; cars; various street scenes at Mount Pleasant and Five Ways in Tunbridge Wells; a woman arriving home; a game of bowls; a man digging; a sweet machine; a milk delivery and a boy getting ready for school - all in reverse.

Stills

a still from 'Backwards' (ca.1950s)