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A man rushes to get to work on time before he realises it's Sunday in this production by the North Downs Cinematograph Society Comedy Group.
[George on a Cycling Tour Through Sussex]
A quirky animation featuring cut-out characters on a eccentric bicycle ride through Sussex towards a final destination in the Brighton Dome.
[Stock Car Racing at Arlington]
A family outing to Arlington Raceway to watch a Stock Car race. The stadium is packed with spectators as the cars do laps of the track. The film-maker captures several spectacular crashes, as drivers abandon their upturned cars on the track. The film also includes a short scene of a mother and two boys on a residential street and on the motor boats at Hotham Park (?).
[Ships in Port; Airport; Family Scenes; Veteran Cars; Weddings; Winter Scenes]
|Date||1962 - 1965||ID||4159|
A compliation of scenes filmed at Newhaven Harbour, two winter weddings and the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run scenes, filmed by Harry Colley in the 1960s.
Roving on Rails
|Date||1962 to 1964; 1965 [?]||ID||4828|
This film shows a compilation of the final days of steam showing: The Isle of Wight Railway; Britannia from Broad Street; Great Western to Maidenhead, Marlow; Hailsham Signal Box; Brentford Dock Branch; Somerset and Dorset Line; South Croydon Steam; Linger Line accident; Main line steam at Wimbledon; Mona’s Isle - Manx Electric and Snafell railway, Laxey wheel, Billy Cotton ad on horse drawn tram; Bullieds at Wimbledon, 1963 inc. 34059 on milk tanks. The Queen Mary and several smaller steam ships on the water.
Road Across the Tamar
Folk songs narrate the building of the Tamar Bridge between Devon and Cornwall, completed in 1959. Footage shot from the water, sky and from the workers' perspective on the bridge is included in this H. K. Lewenhak production.
A man cheating on his wife with his secretary gets his just deserts at a fancy dress party in this film produced by the North Downs Cinematograph Society in 1962.
A narrative film with a fire prevention message, produced by the North Downs Cinematograph Society in 1963.
[Carnival; Last Train to Brighton; West Street]
|Date||1963; October 1964; February 1965||ID||6083|
Pictures taken by Cecil Cramp of a Horsham Carnival procession in 1963, during which participants display a mixture of humour, contemporary notions of race and nationality, celebration, fancy dress and social conscience. Also documented are street scenes, fire services tackling a fire on West Street in Brighton in 1963, and the last journey taken by steam train from Horsham to Brighton in 1964.
A Matter of Convenience
A man searching for somewhere to go to the toilet thinks he has stumbled upon a crime scene on a secluded rural country lane, in this Woking Cine Club fiction production from the mid 1960s. Upon seeking help from the police, it is revealed to be a Woking Cine Club film drama, not a genuine crime.
The New Automatic Half-Barrier Level-Crossings
A ‘British Transport Films’ instructional film demonstrating what to do and what not to do, when crossing on foot at a new automatic half-barrier level-crossing.
West Sussex Special Constabulary Competition
Members of West Sussex constabulary groups from Arundel, Chichester, Bognor and Worthing during first aid exercises in 1965 are filmed by Ray Smith.
[Family Scenes: Bits and Pieces]
A compilation of footage taken by Michael Gillings in the mid to late 1960s. Scenes at Shoreham Airport, Shoreham Harbour, Brighton Beach, where a ship has run aground, Sheffield Park Station on the Bluebell line, the 11th Brighton Coach Rally in 1965 and views from the top of Sussex Heights are included.
[Military Vehicles; Etc.]
|Date||[ca. 1965 - 1966]||ID||7001|
Remembrance Day firing salute and parade on Brighton Seafront, and Hove Town Hall, badly damaged after a recent fire, filmed by Michael Gillings in the mid 1960s.
Hove Town Hall Demolition
The remains of the 1882 Hove Town Hall the morning after a fire destroyed much of the building. Fireman dampen down the interior of the building which is still smouldering. Scaffolding is erected to begin the demolition. The destroyed Great Hall is filmed and workman use a crane to hoist the bells from the clock tower onto the back of a waiting lorry.
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