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Cinque Ports of Britain
This amateur film made by a member of the Independent Association of Cinematographers captures everyday scenes from Cinque Port towns in Kent and East Sussex. Folkestone, Hythe, Dover and Rye are all featured, as well as footage from Canterbury, including the cathedral. The film also includes footage of a journey made on the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway.
The Belle of Kent
|Date||28 July 1959||ID||1045|
A seaside publicity film advertising the attractions of the Kent resort of Margate. Narrated by Kenneth Macleod, the film promotes the seaside facilities and suggests a variety excursions that can be taken from there.
The Canterbury Day Tour
A promotional film from the early 1960s produced for the East Kent Road Car Company Ltd. The film follows a day coach tour from London to Canterbury, extolling the benefits of the tour, as well as highlighting the sights of Canterbury. The film is accompanied by a narrative throughout.
A well-shot and edited amateur colour film of the 12th October 1961 wedding day of a middle-aged couple in Kent, and of their subsequent honeymoon in Dorset, Hampshire and Kent.
This film shows various scenes and activities of people in Canterbury's streets, at a cricket match and at Christmas time.
[Kent County Cricket & Johnners]
Film of cricket at the St Lawrence Cricket Ground in Canterbury, showng preparations for Kent County match against Hampshire. BBC cameras are seen filming the match and sports commentators Brian Johnston and Peter West are filmed arriving.
Broadstairs... Of Course!
A promotional film advertising the Kent seaside resort of Broadstairs as "a place where history meets the sunny sands". Alongside the standard seaside activities, the film draws attention to the resort's unique attractions: its seven sandy bays, the town's annual Water Gala, and Dickens Festival.
[Tour Through Hampshire, Kent & Sussex]
This amateur film is shot in a variety of locations across southern England. The film records visits to towns, villages and rural areas including Canterbury, Pegwell Bay, Winchelsea, Brighton and Hastings and features the main attractions at each location, including Canterbury Cathedral, the Viking Ship Hugin and Brighton's Royal Pavilion.
A Date with the Sun
A seaside publicity film advertising the attractions of the Kent resort of Margate. Narrated by Kenneth Horne, the film promotes Margate's seaside based facilities and activities.
Blue Sky For Blanco
This colour film shows a visit from family friend (?) Blanco. The group visit various locations including The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells' Town Hall and High Street. They also go to Canterbury with the Westgate, Marlowe Theatre and Caterbury Cathedral followed by a series of Caravaning and beach scenes. The film also shows Bromley South Station and High Street in London plus The Strand outdoor swimming pool and playground in Gillingham.
It's Only a Coach Ride Away
A promotional film made during the 1960s to promote the various coach tours organised by Maidstone and District Motor Services Ltd. The film features the various coach tour locations and emphasises the company's organisational abilities in arranging tours.
[Way of the Stour]
|Date||1967 to 1970||ID||4829|
Films cover the course of the Stour River or Great Stour, Kent from Egerton (Near Ashord) to Richborough Port (Sandwich); Riverside scenes, old buildings Chartham Papermills, the castle and the Cathedral in Canterbury; Hovis breadmill at Fordwich with waterwheel, several apple orchards, an oast house and the coalfield at Chislet.
East Kent Mixture
A compilation of material featuring East Kent Road Car Company buses and employees from the 1960s. East Kent buses are seen at the Eastern Docks at Dover, at a coach rally in Brighton and at Canterbury supporting the Christmas appeal.
[Canterbury Cricket and Wedding]
This film shows a match at the Kent County Cricket Club's ground at St Lawrence, Canterbury. The film focuses on the spectators rather than the match showing the crowds arriving, watching in deckchairs and in the hospitality tents. There are also scenes of a family wedding in Canterbury, where some of the guests where eye-catching hats.
[Snow; Moving House; Whitsun Camp; Folkestone Holiday]
This film shows a family moving house, going on a camping holiday, playing on a beach and visiting the Kent town of Canterbury. The family tour the street, capturing views of the historic Cathedral gate, War Memorial and shops. The film closes with several members of the family rowing Skiffs on the River Thames.
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