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Safe or Sorry
A road safety film for children demonstrating what not to do when playing on the street or cycling on the road. Instructions on how to cross safely come form 'Safety Sam' and information is given about getting getting bicycle breaks checked.
Is there a Doctor?
A drama about a woman who reads a little about first aid, spots a man who falls over in the street and makes a very bad job of bandaging him up.
Dead Man’s Gold
A ‘Cowboys and Indians’ western style drama filmed at High Rocks, Groombridge near Tunbridge Wells. Two ‘cowboys’ take gold from a dead man, fight each other over whether to help an injured woman or leave with the gold, and are ambushed and killed by Apaches.
[Family Scenes] [Faulty camera]
Off cuts, unfocussed and damaged material showing railways, parade scenes and home movie footage, compiled by B. C. Suter from material taken in the 1950s.
A road safety film presented by Greenwich Local Safety Committee. The film describes the importance to the country of workers in British industry and warns against the dangers of being overly hasty when returning home after work. The fictional account shows three factory workers who risk death on the roads in their haste to get home.
Pennies. School Trip to Switzerland
'Pennies' is a cautionary story about the importance of road safety. Two boys on a bike are hit by a car. One boy is killed and the other injured. His class give pennies to the teacher for funeral flowers. The second film (not online) 'School Trip to Switzerland' follows a group of children as they learn about the Swiss way of life and explore the countryside.
Herne Bay Newsreel 1952 (sound)
This newsreel compilation, made by John Clague, features events in the town of Herne Bay in 1952. It includes stormy weather, the Carnival, the Glenbervie holiday home, the West Cliff Regatta, Reculver Women's Institute, the Kent Agricultural Show and Herne Bay Regatta.
It Goes Like This
Amateur fiction comedy about an inventor, his work and his family's changing circumstances.
The Adventures of Tom, Dick and Harry
Educational film about road safety. The film is in three sections: what happened, what might have happened, and what should have happened.
Filming in Sussex
Scenes filmed by R. C. Johnson and his son R. W. Johnson in and around Chichester and Arundel in 1955, on the shoreline and sailing at Dell Quay [?], at a Gala Day in Chichester, aftermath of a helicopter crash, in the family garden and Old Steine gardens in Brighton, visiting the headland at Beachy Head with the SS Germania grounded off the coast, closing with scenes of a wedding party outside a church.
[Field Fire; Pagham Pram Race]
|Date||[ca. late 1950s - 1960]||ID||6391|
A short amateur film from the 1960s featuring a fire burning in a grain field and scenes from the Pagham Pram Race. The film also includes shots of a cricket match.
The China Changeling
A comic fictional tale about a man overcoming various obstacles when attempting to replace a broken china jug before his wife returns home. He succeeds, only to find that his wife has never cared much for the object.
A newsreel documenting events in and around Reigate in 1959, produced by the North Downs Cinematograph Society.
A drama about a man who dresses like a ‘city gent’ with a bowler hat and brief case but actually works in the gent’s toilets.
Dressed for Drowning
A colour film with music and commentary, humorously but clearly explaining how to use items of clothing as floats for personal survival in water.
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