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The Lambeth Conference 1948
A film made by SPCK [Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge] of the 1948 Lambeth Conference. The film contains intertitles.
Cricket Scenes; Don Bradman [part 1]
Australian Cricketer Don Bradman appears in this short film being escorted onto the pitch at St Lawrence Ground in Canterbury, with police to control the crowds of fans, many of whom are school boys. Bradman is then seen batting until he is bowled out in the match against Kent County Cricket Club.
Cricket Scenes; Don Bradman [part 2]
Starting with scenes of the match, this film shows Australian Cricketer Don Bradman and his team at St Lawrence Ground in Canterbury, with police escorting them through the crowds of fans. Scenes filmed from higher up show the crowds lining their route and the spectators watching the match against Kent County Cricket Club.
[Family Events of 1949]
Films of the Gowlland family in 1949, showing trips to their holiday cottage, 'Windover', at Fairlight Cove, at Easter and Whitsun. The family take walks along the cliffs and paddle in the sea and the children play in the garden. The family also visit Canterbury, Rye, and Old Hastings.
This professional film was produced as an educational record of Canterbury Cathedral. It has a commentary which supplies historical facts about the images captured on film.
Various Trains and Planes
This silent colour film opens with various scenes from RAF Manston, followed by industrial heavy plant machinery being moved through rural countryside. This is followed by scenes of the Leas Cliff railway, Folkestone; views from and inside the signal box at Canterbury West Station and the interior workings of the Signal Box at Sturry.
Festival Year + Summer Interlude + Lancing Old Time Dance Association
Scenes of a parade through Shoreham, a family holiday in Sussex and outings to Weymouth and Kent by the Lancing Old Time Dance Association, filmed and compiled with intertitles by Frank Kessler.
Festival of Britain at Canterbury
|Date||18 July - 10 August 1951||ID||824|
Events celebrating the Festival of Britain in Canterbury during July and August 1951, including a 'Festival Service' at the Cathedral, a visit from the Duchess of Kent, a parade through the town and a cricket match.
Festival Celebrations In Canterbury
|Date||18 July - 10 August 1951||ID||11628|
This film shows events celebrating the Festival of Britain in Canterbury during July and August 1951, including a festival service at the Cathedral, scenes of the exhibition in the City centre, and finally a procession of historical tableau and scenes from Kent's history.
The Church in Action in the Hop Gardens of East Kent
This intertitled silent film, produced by the Church of England Temperance Society, shows the society's work amongst the annual hop-picking communities of East Kent. The film highlights the day-to-day activities of the hop-pickers and the church's mission activities.
May I Have the Pleasure
This film shows people and activities at a staff dinner and dance for the firm, A J Stanton and Company Limited, including a formal dinner, amusing party games and a long group portrait.
[Family Events 1956]
Film of the Gowlland family on various outings in the Spring and Summer of 1956. The film shows a trip to Tonbridge at Easter and countryside walks. The family then travel to Canterbury and visit relatives. In May they watch the Cambridge 'May Bumps' rowing race, watch a polo match and visit the Newforest. They hold a garden party at home, watch the London to Brighton Veteran car run, visit a Mink Farm and watch a cricket match.
Wheels Over Britain: East Kent Version
This promotional film from the 1950s was made to publicise the advantages of coach travel. It is accompanied by a narrative throughout and features Maidstone and District, Southdown and East Kent bus companies, who assisted in its making.
At the Sign of the Ram and Gate
A fictional account of a how a Fleet Street journalist was sent to the Kent Coast to convalesce and was pleasantly surprised by his experience.
Round & About Whitstable
Events and scenes at Whitstable and Canterbury, including scenes of Old Whitstable, the Westgate Tower at Canterbury, sunbathers on Whitstable seafront, Whitstable Carnival in 1957 and outdoor church services in 1958.
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