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[Heathrow Airport; Hove Seaside]
|Date||26 September 1947||ID||8098|
This short film shows scenes of construction work at Heathrow Airport, with aircraft landing, spectators, passengers and views of the runway. The second film shows a young woman posing for the camera on the beach in Hove.
This edited colour and black and white film shows the Giles' family in Surrey and on outings to West Sussex during the late 1940s. The film also includes races at Goodwood; the Olympic torch passing through Surrey; and the unveiling of a memorial gate at Prescott House (Bugatti Owners Club) designed by a member of the Giles family.
[RA Shows; Sunday School Party and Outing; Fair; Campaign; Church Stone Layings and Openings; Westminster Abbey]
|Date||1947 - 1958||ID||9151|
This film shows the family and working life of a Minister of the Three Bridge Free Church including outings, school events, laying foundation stones and Billy Graham's sermons.
[Holiday in Jersey]
Film of the Emberton family on holiday in Jersey filmed by the father, Joseph Emberton. The film shows the St. Brelade’s Bay Hotel where they stayed, with panoramas of the bay and surrounding landscape. The film features his wife Kathleen and teenage daughters Jocelyn and Gillian on the beach, body boarding and on outings.
Daily Express Air Pageant at Gatwick
This film opens with footage of aerobatics demonstrations, including one by the American champion, Betty Skelton, before flyovers by two new aeroplanes, the Candair Argonaut and the Boeing Stratocruiser, amongst other aircraft including a helicopter and a biplane. The final demonstration is of a simulated attack by Meteor 4 fighter jets upon an enemy radar post, featuring paratroops.
[French Riviera Trip; Christmas at Home]
Two films of the Embertons, firstly on holiday in the French Riviera, and then at home celebrating Christmas. They travel to Nice, stay with friends in Menton and take in the town sights and sea front. At home, their daughters Jocelyn and Gillian are filmed decorating the Christmas tree and dressing in evening gowns, posing for the camera.
A compilation of scenes from around the South East of England captured by a member of the Institute of Amateur Cinematographers during the 1950s. The film shows a variety of events, people and places, including members of the Royal Family and the Prime Minister, Harold Macmillan, at his Sussex home. This silent film includes intertitles throughout.
[Family Garden Scenes and Social Events]
This colour and black and white film documents several family gatherings and holidays by the Wood family. The film-maker captures scenes from a child's birthday party, a wedding, a christening (?) and a visit to an airfield with close-up shots of the aircraft coming in to land.
[Family at Sandy Beach]
A film of local and family scenes filmed in the 1950s, that includes a Christmas celebration, a rugby game and family boating activity, followed by a second family scene with two young children learning to sit, stand and walk. Other scenes include the children playing in the garden, riding a horse, visiting a swimming pool and riding a miniature railway. The film also includes a brief shot of a "Le Pou Duchel" aircraft on an airfield.
Blakeney [Norfolk] 1950
This film follows the Corder Family on holiday in Blakeney, Norfolk and surrounding towns in the early 1950s. The family visit a church in Walsingham, Norfolk and explore the countryside.
Various Trains and Planes
This silent colour film opens with various scenes from RAF Manston, followed by industrial heavy plant machinery being moved through rural countryside. This is followed by scenes of the Leas Cliff railway, Folkestone; views from and inside the signal box at Canterbury West Station and the interior workings of the Signal Box at Sturry.
A compilation filmed by a local cine society showing events around Brighton, Hove and Southwick.
[Festival of Britain at Whitstable and Other Year Events]
A diary of festivities and events celebrating the Festival of Britain in Whitstable. Each event is introduced with intertitles or newspaper headlines.
[Festival of Britain]
This colour film provides highlights of the 1951 Festival of Britain - South Bank Exhibition, held at Waterloo in London. The sights include many of the exhibition buildings, sculptures and art displays, set among the landscaped gardens adjacent to Festival Pier on the South Bank.
Festival of Britain (1951)
An amateur film documenting the Festival of Britain in London, 1951. This film documents royal visits, London, the Dome of Discovery, boats on the Thames and the festival gardens in Battersea park.
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