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[Parades; Games; Camp]
An edited film of St George's Day parades by West Sussex district Cubs, Scouts, Brownies and Guides through the Haywayds Heath, Balcombe, Slaugham areas, on route to or following church services. Other scenes include several Guiding or Scout camp events, sporting activities using local school grounds and parades with company standards, flags and marching bands.
[Scout Camp Activities]
This film shows views of several Cubs and Scouts preparing camp on Ashenground campsite, (Balcombe and Slaugham ?) followed by views of various activities, a prize-giving presentation and views of the woodland plants and flowers around the site.
[St George's Day Parade at Balcombe]
This edited film shows scenes from the St George's Day parade at Balcombe with marching bands passing a group of senior leaders and VIP's along a road. Speeches and salutes followed by a second parade along Lindfield High Street adjacent to All Saints Church and The Bent Arms Hotel.
|Date||9 July 1949||ID||9926|
This colour film shows a village fair at Balcombe House attended and supported by local district Scouts and Guides. The Scouts and Guides perform and demonstrate several activities for the watching public.
Garden; Archers; Balcombe Road]
A film showing a group of Guiding leaders in a garden [out of focus], followed by a group of Brownies and Guides being presented with awards by a member of the cast from the BBC Radio programme 'The Archers', closing with portrait shots and a parade [out of focus due to a storm]. The final film shows a group of Scouts doing exercises and gymnastics in a garden, followed by afternoon tea and jousting style games using a wheelbarrow.
[Boys Play Acting; Portrait of Balcombe]
This compilation of films opens with a short Western-themed amateur fiction film where two young boys enact a gun fight. The second film provides a portrait of 1950s life in the rural village of Balcombe in West Sussex with views of the rural landscape and built environment.
[Balcombe to Brighton]
This colour film provides a portrait of life in the seaside town of Brighton. The journey opens with the film-maker boarding a Southern Train at Balcombe Station to arrive at Brighton. Mixed views follow of the roads and streets along the seafront, viewing the Old Steine, Victoria Gardens, Palace Pier, Volk's Electric Railway, Peter Pan's amusement park and playground, and the sea front towards Hove Bowling Green.
[Autumn and Spring; St George's Parades]
|Date||24 April 1955; 1965||ID||9954|
This film shows several parades by the Haywards Heath District Scouts. The first is at St Giles Church, Hortsed Keynes. The second at St Wilfrid's Church, with a gathering on Muster Green. The next section shows Autumn scenes featuring woodland and Balcombe Viaduct, followed by Spring flowers; ending with another parade.
[HH Cub & Scouts Camp]
This edited film shows a series of scenes featuring the 1st Haywards Heath Wolf Cubs and Boy Scouts in a field camp, playing sports and preparing several meals - one with a clay oven. The film also shows a family group posing for portraits in a domestic garden and closes with a compilation of shots of several flowers in a garden.
[Young Lovers in Spring Garden]
This very short colour film opens with views of young lovers embracing in a garden. This is followed by a series of brief portrait shots of a man and two women posing for the camera and a man and woman with a grey poodle dog.
[Boys Fishing; Mock Fights in Garden]
This film opens with two boys fishing in a river, and playing a western style cowboy play fight game. A younger girl and her mother join in the game, pushing and chasing each other around the garden.
[Pony Show and Gymkhana; Bowders Farm; Shell Brook Waterworks]
This film shows scenes of village life in Balcombe, West Sussex. The film opens with views of a pony show and Gymkhana followed by the family visiting a dairy farm and the film-maker visiting Shell Brook Waterworks (now Ardingly Reservoir). The film also contains family scenes with the children playing with their pets and posing in the garden.
[Charlie Chaplin [HCR]; Balcombe Pony Show and Gymkhana; Shoreham Harbour]
This film of two parts opens with a portion of a black and white film staring Charlie Chaplin [not included in the online clip], followed by a colour film made by Mr Nixey which opens with scenes from a Pony and Gymkhana show in Balcombe, followed by mixed views of Shoreham Harbour and the Power station and Gasworks.
[Washing Hair in Garden]
This spoof colour family-themed commercial, based in a garden, features a man having his hair washed with a brand of laundry detergent 'OMO'. The man's wife covers his head in soap suds and then washes it off. She then blow dries his hair using a hair drier. The wife presents the packet of soap to the camera once she has finished combing his hair.
[Milkround; Sports Day] A Fishy Story
This film opens with a portrait of a milkman on his rounds with his milk float in Balcombe, followed by groups of children competing in a school sports day event and a short comedy fiction film about a group that go fishing.
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