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[Bognor Day Trippers; Trooping the Colour]
A short film made by members of the Bognor Regis Film Society during the 1920s. The first part shows day-trippers visiting Bognor Regis and the second part features scenes of Trooping the Colour in London.
A compilation of very short shots that include a view of an approaching steam locomotive from a railway bridge, a shot of the sky; a group of men [Naval seamen in dress uniforms?] in a field at a distance from the camera - one with a pick-axe digging (?); closing with a bi-plane flying over head.
[Home at Shanghai [?]; Trip to Hong Kong; Armistice Day]
This film opens with the Simpsons filming each other outside a house and the couple aboard a boat, playing games on deck. The next film shows highlights of an Armistice Day memorial event in Central Hong Kong. At the Cenotaph officers and men lay wreaths, surrounded by armed forces veterans and spectators.
|Date||20 July 1927||ID||444|
The first part of the film shows the mayor and other dignitaries laying wreaths at the town’s war memorial, followed by a parade through the streets. The second part of the film shows scenes from a pageant dramatising historical events associated with Bexhill. Intertitles introduce each scene.
Chichester: HRH The Duke of Gloucester Presents New Colours to Famous First Batt. The Royal Sussex Regiment
|Date||15 June 1928||ID||3052|
The Duke of Gloucester is filmed presenting new Colours to the 1st Battalion of the Royal Sussex Regiment. He is greeted by dignitaries upon arrival, inspects the troops, presents the new Colours and poses for photographs with the Battalion. The Battalion then marches through the streets of Chichester, taking the old Colours to St George's Chapel at Chichester Cathedral. They are watched by large crowds who line the streets.
[King's Mead School Sports, Outings and Recreational Activities; Army Artillery Display; Royal Navy Fleet]
|Date||[ca. 1928 - 1930]||ID||2955|
A compilation of amateur material showing the pupils of King's Mead Preparatory School engaged in a variety of recreational activities, and a flotilla of Royal Navy ships.
[Town and Family Scenes at Broadstairs]
|Date||1929 - 1938||ID||1019|
A compilation of scenes and events in Broadstairs, filmed on various dates in the mid and late 1930s with some scenes from the late 1920s. Items include a visit to a lighthouse, a Keep Fit class, horse riding, the Bohemia Theatre and the return of Rhine Army troops in 1929.
[Miscellaneous: Guards; Caravan Holiday; Family Scenes]
|Date||[ca. 1930s - 1940s]||ID||3897|
The film opens with a silent Movietone News clip covering King Edward VIII on 16 July 1936 attending the Trooping of the Colour and the assassination attempt. The next section shows the Coronation Scot rail service from Euston to Glasgow. Black and White and Colour footage shows family scenes on a camping holiday and in a domestic garden.
Guernsey Again; Trying Our Hand at Farming
This film from Lewis Rosenberg shows holiday scenes on Guernsey during the late 1930s, starting with the friends helping out on a farm, playing on the beach and competing with each other at various sports. When the holiday ends the group takes the ferry back to the mainland.
[Military Training Exercises and Camp Scenes; Leisure Scenes; Marathon Runners]
This edited film shows the Queen's Royal (West) Surrey Regiment during field based training and gun/ mortar weapon demonstrations (?). The officers also drink tea and beer and mess around dressed in dressing gowns and minimal clothing, playing mock musical instruments for a marching band.
[Morning Routines on Army Camp]
This black and white film shows men of the Queen's Royal (West) Surrey Regiment on a training camp (?) dressed in bath towels undergoing drills and marching during their morning bathing routines.
[Leisure Scenes at Camp; Skill at Arms; Car Games]
This black and white film shows officers from the Queen's Royal (West) Surrey Regiment dressed in uniform and civilian clothing, playing games and generally messing about on camp. (Continues on TID 8973).
[Leisure Scenes at Camp; Games and Frolics]
This black and white film shows officers from the Queen's Royal (West) Surrey Regiment dressed in uniform and civilian clothing playing games and generally messing about on a camp. (continued from TID: 8972)
[Leisure Scenes at Camp; Gun Demonstration; Portraits]
This short film shows officers from the Queen's Royal (West) Surrey Regiment on a camp (?) playing a game of car sledding and undertaking a gun and armoured car demonstration.
[Guildford; Competitive Sports; Marching; Portrait]
This edited film show the officers and men from the Queen's Royal (West) Surrey Regiment on base at Stoughton Barracks participating in a sports day event and on parade.
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