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News From Hollywood
Amateur fiction film about a Hollywood actress 'Rita Marblo' who visits Bognor Regis but hides from the press. Two plucky reporters from the local newspaper try a number of scams to get an interview or a photograph. They finally get an exclusive picture of her departing by air.
[Visit to America]
Colour amateur footage with intertitles of trips to the United States of America. The film includes footage of Washington and New York, as well as of an American Football match and the suburban homes of family friends and associates.
St. George's Cricket, Bradley
|Date||[ca. 1946 - 1949?]||ID||9811|
This colour and black and white film shows scenes at an airport; a family watching a cricket match on a village green; a day trip to Windsor Castle; and steam locomotives at a station, carrying passengers and freight.
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.
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.
[Trip to the USA, Bangkok and France; Kenwood Company Event]
|Date||[ca. 1953 ?]; [ca. 1959 ?]||ID||5442|
This colour and black and white film shows a series of work and holiday films captured by Ken Wood, including: a business trip aboard the Queen Mary to New York; a short visit to San Francisco; a series of flights and tours to Niagara Falls; Bangkok and Paris. They return to the UK for a promotional event for 'The Kenwood Chef' with staff and company vehicles.
South East England; The Downs and the Weald
An educational film demonstrating the links between South East England and London. The film focusses on agriculture, transport (to London and the continent), and seaside resorts.
|Date||August - September 1955||ID||1447|
H. A. Voss tours Nairobi, Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town and the Cape Peninsula, after leaving Uganda, in 1955. He films residential and municipal buildings, built in a number of styles, non-Western and Western. Further footage includes Zulu Rickshaw drivers entertaining Western tourists.
[Our Wedding in East Africa; Ghana; Louis Armstrong Concert]
This colour film shows and street scenes of urban and coastal life in Ghana, ending with a Jazz concert on a playing field by Louis Armstrong and the All Stars Band, during their tour of the Gold Coast in 1956.
[Tribal Dances; The Queen Mother Visits Africa; Family Holidays]
|Date||[ca. 1956-1966 ?]||ID||7125|
This colour film shows tribal dance performances, followed by H.M The Queen Mother meeting dignitaries in a town square, a dam under construction and the Zambezi River with Victoria Falls.
Flight from Belfast
Film of a flight from on a BEA aircraft showing the view from the window and the landing gear at touch down. The captain is shown disembarking and the hostesses stand on the plane steps. The second part of the film shows a family group sitting in a garden; others play tennis. A couple cut a cake and three men drive on the lawn in open top sports cars.
Wheels Over Britain: East Kent Version
This promotional film from the 1950s was made to publicise the advantages of coach travel. It is accompanied by a narrative throughout and features Maidstone and District, Southdown and East Kent bus companies, who assisted in its making.
[East Africa Road Trip]
This colour film provides highlights of a group on safari through Kenya, passing through several national parks and hunting lodges. By road, a group tour a coastal resort near Mombasa, crossing the Mtwapa bridge to continue through several Nature Reserves, filming wild animals and the rural landscape from a moving car.
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