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Modern Marvels: Ghost Train
Exploring the film heritage of Brighton & Hove. Film made by pupils from Hill Park School (formerly called Downs Park School) inspired by the film A Kiss in the Tunnel by George Albert Smith in 1899.
[Pleasure Steamer “Brighton Queen” at West Pier; Bathing Beauties at Brighton Beach; Devil’s Dyke Fun Fair; Brighton Promenade.]
|Date||[ca. 1896]; [ca. 1920s]||ID||6080|
A compilation of early films made in Brighton and Hove and compiled by Hove Museum. The compilation includes a pleasure steamer at the West Pier, Women in bathing costumes, a funfair at Devil's Duke, and various beach scenes.
Scene on Brighton Beach
Visitors to Brighton Beach filmed by either George Albert Smith or Robert Paul from a single fixed position.
Women ride bicycles around markers in this film by James Williamson from around 1902.
When a barber defaces his rival's sign it is another who is blamed for the offense in this 1906 film by James Williamson.
That Fatal Sneeze
A boy takes his revenge on his uncle, causing chaos across Hove in this Cecil Hepworth comedy of 1907.
A dog earns a reward which transforms the fortunes of a family in this 1908 James Williamson production.
The Motor Bandits
An early professionally-made fiction film with intertitles which tells the story of a bank robbery and the subsequent hunt for the robbers. The film is notable for its use of a highly-developed narrative, generic conventions and location shooting.
Brighton & Hove Band of Hope Demonstration
A short film showing children marching in a Band of Hope demonstration along Brighton’s seafront. The film has tinted intertitles.
[The Indian Hospital, Royal Visit to Royal Pavilion Hospital, Brighton]
King George V and Queen Mary visit the Royal Pavilion, where wounded Indian soldiers inhabit the temporary hospital.
An excursion on the English Riviera
This short professionally made film features the south coast towns of Brighton, Hastings and Eastbourne. With the inclusion of intertitles, the film takes the form of a fictional journey made on the Brighton Belle from London to Brighton. Places of interest to the visitor are featured in each town, including the Royal Pavilion, Hastings Castle and Eastbourne Pier.
[Family Scenes; Holidays; At Stonelands]
|Date||[1927 - 1930?]||ID||726|
Rudd family scenes from the late 1920s and early 1930s, filmed by Mr. and Mrs. Rudd in their garden at Stonelands in Bramley and while on holidays to Brighton, Arundel, Scotland and Cornwall [?] to visit friends and relatives.
At Home and Holiday Scenes
This film mixes home movies taken in and around Brighton and Hove, showing Tanner family life and local points of interest, along with landscape holiday footage from Naples and Monte Carlo.
[Trains & Transport]
|Date||[ca. 1930s - 1950s]||ID||3375|
A compilation of amateur material recording trains, locomotives and railway stations in England and the United States of America. The film also contains footage of a Battle of Britian dogfight in which one of the pilots is forced to parachute from his plane. Stations that feature include Hove, Brighton, Dyke branch, Worthing, London Victoria, Waterloo, and Brookwood.
People and Places
An amateur film showing scenes of family and friends at leisure in locations around the South of England with intertitles throughout.
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