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[Military March] or [Fire Brigade Turn-out in the Country]
The 12th Infantry Brigade march from Dover to Arundel in this film by Charles Goodwin Norton of 1899.
A cycle corps are filmed during shooting practice by Charles Goodwin Norton.
As Seen Through a Telescope
A man using a telescope to spy on an affectionate couple is sent flying in this 1900 film by George Albert Smith.
Women ride bicycles around markers in this film by James Williamson from around 1902.
An Interesting Story
A distracted man with his 'head in a book' pours coffee in his hat and injures his staff before he is flattened by a steam roller in this 1905 comedy by James Williamson.
Flying the Foam and Fancy Diving
A sequence of stunts is performed by Professor Reddish in 1906 at the West Pier for a crowd of onlookers in this footage by James Williamson.
[Scenes and Incidents at Orpington; Athletic Sports]
|Date||17 July 1913||ID||8426|
Scenes from a sports day in Orpington in July 1913. Races include the steeplechase, sprints and an egg and spoon race, among the more unusual competitions.
[Christmas Shopping]; Surrey Women War Workers; The Path of Duty was the Path of Glory
|Date||1922; 1917; 1914||ID||1291|
A compilation of three separate films made in or near Godalming, Surrey during the early twentieth century. The first shows shoppers on the busy High Street in Godalming, the second shows women from the newly established Women's Land Army in 1917 demonstrating ploughing skills, and the third shows a memorial commemorating RMS Titanic’s Chief Radio Telegraphist.
A series of shots showing an open deck ferry at Southampton, approaching to dock to allow vehicles to disembark. On the ferry are several men on bicycles and foot passengers. The film then shows a De Havilland DH60X Moth aircraft [G-EBVC?] on the water with a naval vessel behind, followed by a view of the dockside. The film is somewhat murky.
|Date||[1928 - 1937]||ID||3184|
Amateur film-makers capture community-centred events in Crawley during the late 1920s and 1930s. Scenes include a parade commemorating the Coronation of King George VI in 1937.
Scenes filmed at Reigate Carnival in 1928 and 1935 by members of the North Downs Cinematograph Society. Elaborate floats and fancy dress costumes feature throughout.
[Summer Seaside Holiday and Family Scenes]
|Date||March - October 1929||ID||591|
This compilation of home movie material with intertitles was filmed by doctors Thomas and Catherine Violet Burne whilst on leave from their medical posts in Malaya. The doctors film their children enjoying leisure time in England, on the beach, in the countryside and in the garden.
The Local Traders' Gazette
|Date||[ca. early 1930s]||ID||11284|
A compilation of advertisements for local businesses in Cranbrook, Hawkhurst, Goudhurst, Sissinghurst, Robertsbridge and Ticehurst in Kent. Made for showing at the cinema, the adverts offer brief interior and exterior shots of shops and business premises; occasionally with the shop keepers or owners out front.
Sussex and Hampshire Scenes
|Date||[ca. 1930s]; [ca. 1960s]||ID||3379|
A collection of scenes of Midhurst, Petersfield, Steyning, Horsham, Portsmouth and Worthing, made during the 1930s and early 1960s. The scenes focus on a woman (sometimes accompanied) visiting these towns, with the features of urban life - transport, shopping and leisure activities - providing a backdrop. Shop and business signage is strongly featured.
[Miscellaneous Family Pictures]
|Date||[1930 - 1937?]||ID||3355|
A number of films spooled together, spanning the 1930s, showing a family and friends enjoying various activities and outings including swimming and diving, sailing, games, picnics, and in other activities in and around Selsey, at Lynams School in Oxford, at Birdham and Wittering. See separate records in this collection relating to individual films from this spool.
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