Title ID 9991Collection ID1435
Title[Herne Bay; Chichester Norcon Works]
Date[ca. 1942]
CollectionNorman Family
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeFamily Life
KeywordsBuildings Children Companies Domestic Gardens Family Food Industry Landscape Men Workers
LocalHerne Bay Chichester
RegionalKent West Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionEric Norman
CameraEric Norman
Format16mm Black & White Silent
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


This colour film opens with the family group having tea, socialising together and wandering around in the garden. The second film features the Norcon Works industrial units outside Chichester, with mixed stacks of concrete pipes and moulded items grouped in the yard.


The film opens with the family group having tea in the garden at Herne Bay. A young boy wanders about. Views of the garden with roses in bloom and fruit trees, with views of the sea in the background. Portrait shots of family members standing in the garden. A man smokes a pipe and others drink tea.

Shots of several industrial buildings with concrete waste pipes stacked in a yard; four different sizes shown together in close up; close-ups of other types of moulded concrete items, pipes and slabs with joints on display. Two men eat their lunch in the works yard.


A still from [Herne Bay; Chichester Norcon Works] [1942]