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Winchelsea and its Surroundings. A Day with Harry Furniss and his Sketchbook
Illustrator and caricaturist Harry Furniss is filmed with his sketchbook at various locations in and around Winchelsea and Hastings. The actuality footage is introduced with intertitles and is intercut with images of sketches in progress.
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.
A compilation of four films showing rural craftsmen and farmers at work, and a portrait of a castle. Intertitles introduce each item.
The Poetry of Motion. Exquisites of the Insect World. Old East Sussex. [Hop-picking]
A compilation of four films made by an amateur film-maker. The films' subject matters include motion which is both man-made and of nature, butterflies, historic East Sussex locales and hop-picking.
[Here and There: Speed Crazy, Old Sussex, New Sussex]
|Date||[ca. 1930s]; [1952?]; [ca. early 1990s]||ID||2185|
A compilation of films beginning with a 1930s(?) Pathéscope production which features a motor vehicle journey through central London and a train journey from London to Brighton, filmed by the BBC in the early 1950s(?). The middle and end of the film feature places of interest in Sussex, again during the 1930s(?) and a coach holiday to Worthing in the early 1990s(?).
[In and around East Horsley]
|Date||1931 - 1934||ID||7711|
A home movie featuring the Chown family from the 1930s. Family and friends are seen in and around East Horsley and on holiday at various locations in southern England. Also featured is a gymkhana - organised by Frank Chown and attended by Lord and Lady Crewe.
The film shows Rochester Castle grounds, bands parading and views of the watching crowds. Regiments are seen parading for local officials and military personnel, as filmed from the spectators stand.
Items From the Here and There
A selection of films compiled with intertitles by Dr. Victor Don, including bought-in films of South America, golf techniques and animals, and his own footage of the boys and his family. The reel was first shown to Ashford and Kingsmorth Beavers and Scouts in 1933.
A Filmic Review No. 2
|Date||1934 - 1936||ID||1137|
A compilation of amateur material which includes footage of The Queen Mary in dock at Southampton prior to her maiden voyage, several boxing matches, a cruise down a river, animals at London Zoo, Corfe Castle, and a vast flotilla of Naval ships at Spithead being reviewed by King George V to mark his Silver Jubilee.
A Drama of the Thames
An amateur film with intertitles which records a family trip on two small sailing boats to Windsor. Two sets of parents are joined by their young sons as they sail along the River Thames, passing numerous other vessels, stopping for a swim, filming riverbank activities and a yacht race, and reaching Windsor where they walk past the Castle.
|Date||1935 - 1938||ID||10040|
This mixed colour and black and white film shows the family together at their home in Cross in Hand, including several scenes in Dufaycolor. The film includes the children playing in the garden with various toys, scenes of pets, a picnic, a flying boat, and scenes from several holidays and outings to Bodiam castle and the West Country that includes Stonehenge, St Michael's Mount, Tintagel and Clovelly village, Devon.
[At the Seaside; Sports; Races; Winter]
|Date||1937 - 1940||ID||388|
Scenes filmed during the early years of amateur film-maker Kenneth Woolsey and his wife Constance, on holiday to the Isle of Wight with friends and at his parents' house in Shirley, near Croydon in Surrey.
Holiday in the Highlands
A holiday by train to Inverness and Loch Ness to visit relatives, shown in footage taken and edited into a narrative arc by Kenneth Woolsey in 1937.
[Holiday in Scotland]
A home movie of a family holiday to Scotland. The Payne family travel aboard the paddle steamer Gondolier, filming the lochs and landscapes of the west coast of Scotland. ~[Holiday in Scotland]~ ends with panoramic images of Edinburgh filmed from the city's castle.
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