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[Sussex in Technicolour]
|Date||1942; [ca. 1950s]||ID||9521|
A colour film made during the Second World War and shortly afterwards, showing scenes of Brighton and beyond.
[London Road School Sports]
Amateur film of sports day at London Road School, Burgess Hill. Events include boys and girls races: sprinting, running, relay racing and presentation of winners' shield. There are various views of parents/spectators and scenes of a man teaching a woman to shoot and a man with a catapult.
An educational film showing a variety of labour- and time-saving machinery used on a farm at haymaking time. Intended for use in the classroom, the film uses intertitles to ask questions and raise discussion points.
A Bottle of Milk
A concise account of the production of a bottle of milk, from dairy cow to doorstep in just four hours.
The Fourth Year
|Date||1948 - 1949||ID||2998|
A two-reel film recording the activities of the fourth year of London Road School, in Burgess Hill. The film is divided into autumn, spring and summer term activities and depicts project work, school trips, sports day and preparing for the school play.
[Horse Riding Display]
This edited short film shows 'Buck' Ryan demonstrating trick riding, vaulting and equestrian display gymnastics on horseback. Large crowds watch from around the arena in Victoria Park, in Haywards Heath. The next sequence shows a troop of Scouts [Slaugham Troop?] and a company of Guides parading through a churchyard towards a church [St Andrews Church, Burgess Hill?].
[Making a Film]
Amateur film with opening shots illustrating basic film making processes, particularly splicing. This is followed by a short fictional film depicting five characters in a waiting room, including a kissing couple, who appear to catch fleas from a tramp.
Making a Single Section Book
Educational film demonstrating book binding. Instructions are given in three stages: cutting and assembling boards and spine, sewing, and fixing the book into the case. All stages are demonstrated by a pupil/student and intertitles are used to provide further instructions. The finished book is inspected by a teacher.
Pennies. School Trip to Switzerland
'Pennies' is a cautionary story about the importance of road safety. Two boys on a bike are hit by a car. One boy is killed and the other injured. His class give pennies to the teacher for funeral flowers. The second film (not online) 'School Trip to Switzerland' follows a group of children as they learn about the Swiss way of life and explore the countryside.
[Girl Guide Parade and Inspection; Boy Scout Competition]
This film shows a company of Guides outside St Andrew's Church, in Burgess Hill. This is followed by a parade exiting a church after a service. Three Guide leaders head the parade into the Churchyard. The Minister and two Scout leaders are filmed along with a series of meet-and-greet inspections in the churchyard. The final part shows a Scout prize giving ceremony [Hardy Cup?] being awarded to the Slaugham troop with spectators.
[Coronation Celebrations in Burgess Hill]
|Date||31 May 1953 - 06 June 1953||ID||3000|
This film records the events taking place in Burgess Hill to commemorate the Queen’s Coronation in 1953.
The Adventures of Tom, Dick and Harry
Educational film about road safety. The film is in three sections: what happened, what might have happened, and what should have happened.
[HH Cub Camp; Opening of Guides at Burgess Hill]
|Date||1957; October 1957||ID||9958|
This edited film shows the Haywards Heath Rover Scouts at various camping activities. This includes: making ready for a camp; playing a game of rounders; at a camp near Penshurst [?]; and Lady Burnham opening the new Brownie and Guide Hut in Burgess Hill in October 1957.
Homes I have Known
Vintage Films present... "Homes I have Known". An autobiographic look at Maurice Puttock's family life and homes that he lived in as a boy in East Sussex, Surrey and Essex, with his family in the South East of England. References are also made to his time spent in central Africa in Lusaka. formally Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) drawing upon family photographs and cine film of the period.
[Haywards Heath Church Service Parade]
This film shows a company of Guides and Brownies sat in a circle on Muster Green, listening to a Guide leader, followed by a group singing session. Various parades on Lindfield High Street include the 5th Crawley St Peter's Company and other Guides groups, plus Scouts from Haywards Heath, and Horsted Keynes. A marching band leads a Guide group down a street [Burgess Hill?], followed by various parades and inspections.
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