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A Cremation Bali
This edited and titled film shows a traditional Balinese cremation ceremony. Every aspect of the ceremony is shown in detail (with descriptive intertitles) from the extensive preparations to the final stage where the ashes are taken out to sea.
[Miscellaneous and Seaside Scenes]
An Amateur film of the Sadler family and their friends, featuring the Weymouth Agricultural Fair and a procession through Chichester, amongst various family scenes.
[Sports Stadium; Opening of the SS Brighton Swimming Pool]
|Date||29 July 1934||ID||556|
A film commemorating the opening ceremony and inaugural swim in Brighton’s new indoor pool. Intertitles introduce each scene.
A wedding film, with joyous family portraits. The guests are seen laughing and fooling around for the camera, with short sequences at the church and reception.
[Visit to India]
On the banks of the Ganges, a funeral pyre is prepared. Street scenes follow, before an Asian couple in Western riding gear pose for the camera. People board a train on the Great Indian Peninsula Railway. The landscape is filmed from a train window, before a busy city street scene. A group of European friends are seen having tea, before footage of boats in a bay, filmed from the deck of a ship.
[Compilation of Kent Official Events: Football Stadium; Opening of Motorway; Military inspection; Memorial Service [?] Church Construction work]
|Date||[1935?] [1962?] [1963?] [1960?]||ID||841|
Filmed between the 1930s and 1960s, these compiled scenes document a children's parade in a football stadium, the opening of the M2 motorway, a military inspection, and HRH The Queen attending a memorial event.
[Opening of Otford Methodist Church]
|Date||11 July 1935||ID||6155|
This short film appears to show the opening of the new Otford Methodist Church on July 11th 1935. People stand outside the doors of the church and mingle in a garden.
[King George V Silver Jubilee]
|Date||6 May 1935||ID||8593|
Made by amateur film-maker F. J. Williams, this film provides a record of local celebrations for King George V's Silver Jubilee in Brighton, Peacehaven and Rottingdean on May 6, 1935. The film contains footage of street decorations hung in Brighton, crowds celebrating with fancy dress and dance displays in Peacehaven. At Rottingdean a large wooden beacon is built to mark the occasion, a practice that was repeated across the British Empire on this date.
The Funeral of King George V; The Coronation of King George VI
|Date||28 January 1936; 12 May 1937||ID||1551|
Film by Joseph Emberton of the funeral of HM King George V showing scenes of the crowds on the streets and the funeral procession. This is followed by film of the coronation of HM George VI, also showing the crowds watching from buildings and lining the streets, and the procession.
[Broadstairs & St. Peter's Items]
|Date||1936 - 1937||ID||1023|
A compilation of items filmed by Enid Briggs in Broadstairs in the late 1930s. The selection includes variety performances staged on Broadstairs sands, rough seas and storm damage, a flower show, a display by the Red Cross and the 'Broadstairs Dickens Festival'.
[Military Sporting Events and Activities]
This set of black and white films features various sporting events attended by Nazi officers. Horse racing and show jumping events are seen, followed by a race at the Nurburgring and a group boarding a train decorated with flags and a Kraft Durch Freude (Strength Through Joy) banner. The final film is of a group of Hitler Youth flight cadets at their barracks.
[Athletics; Socialising; Prize-giving; Dam]
A set of films made in 1937 and 1939. The first part depicts various sports, an in-doors party, and the awarding of prizes by Nazi officials. The second part features a doubles tennis match and a visit to a dam.
Canterbury 1936 Part 2
|Date||Saturday June 20th - Sunday August 9th||ID||11560|
This is part 2 of Sydney Bligh's newsreel, filmed in June, July and August 1936. The film shows various religious and military parades through the Cathedral grounds, the costumed cast from the play 'Cranmer of Canterbury', the burial service of Lady Davidson of Lambeth in the Cloisters, the Kent County Agricultural Show, a children's carnival and a male gymnastic display.
A film by architect Joseph Emberton of his travels to three European architectural exhibitions; the first in pre-war Dusseldorf, the second in Paris and the third, at the Empire Exhibition in Glasgow.
[Pilot Jack Martin]
|Date||[1937 - 1945?]||ID||3448|
An amateur/family film made just before and during the Second World War. The film features sea planes and military bands at Buckingham Palace as well as various scenes of war-time family life and the Sadler's family business.
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