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In Search of Security [USIS]
|Date||[ca. 1960s - 1970s ?]||ID||7060|
Vietnamese and Highland Tribes who have been displaced are seen in temporary camps and new settlements, building and making new lives.
Queen Mother Visit to Ockenden
Footage documenting the Queen Mother's visit to Venture House in the 1960s
No Milk Today?
Three pensioners talk about the help they receive from the Old People’s Welfare Committee (Age Concern) and express their appreciation of it. The spoken narrative is provided by each of the characters. The film was made for the Old People’s Welfare Committee by the Sevenoaks Cine Society.
Help for the Housebound
A promotional film showing the work of the East Surrey Mobile Physiotherapy Unit, produced by the North Downs Cinematograph Society in around 1962. The film has a fund raising element, explaining that the service is not covered by the National Health Service and is reliant on donations.
Darkness in the Sun
This colour dramatised documentary-style film highlights how communities in Nigeria view blindness and the burden the condition has on rural families. The film also explores the work undertaken by British born Ronald Babonau and his wife, via a training centre for local blind men, teaching rural crafts and agricultural techniques enabling the men to gain employment.
|Date||1962; [ca. 1962 - early 1970s]||ID||3411|
A lengthy amateur film which records events in Shoreham-by-Sea starting in 1962. The film, which was made by the founder of the Shoreham Cine and Miniature Camera Club, has an accompanying soundtrack comprising commentary, music and sound effects. It also contains newspaper headlines from the Shoreham Herald, and a sequence showing the work of the local paper.
[Bognor Regis Carnival; Lynmouth]
An amateur film from the early 1960s featuring a parade which is part of the Bognor Regis Carnival. The end of the film includes scenes from Lynmouth, Devon.
Eye Doctors on Safari
This colour documentary film produced by the Kenya Branch of the BESB, shows a day's work by Dr Moses Chirambo visiting several rural eye centres with Dr. Calcott during one of their surveys of eye care in Malawi, Africa. The film contains scenes of children and adults receiving treatment from eye specialists, as well as scenes of surgical procedures to remove cataracts from a patients eyes at mobile vehicles and clinics.
The Unseen Valley
This black and white documentary film highlights how communities view blindness in Luapula (now Zambia) and the traditional methods adopted to 'cure' the condition, spread by sand and the Red Measles virus. This film also explores the learning techniques adopted by blind adults and children, to enable them to go about their daily lives.
[Carnival; Last Train to Brighton; West Street]
|Date||1963; October 1964; February 1965||ID||6083|
Pictures taken by Cecil Cramp of a Horsham Carnival procession in 1963, during which participants display a mixture of humour, contemporary notions of race and nationality, celebration, fancy dress and social conscience. Also documented are street scenes, fire services tackling a fire on West Street in Brighton in 1963, and the last journey taken by steam train from Horsham to Brighton in 1964.
A Chance of Sight
This colour film highlights the work undertaken by the the Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind in Kenya, detailing the techniques used to diagnose the root cause of blindness in the patient. It also shows the use of traditional 'Muti' and 'western' treatment methods such as spectacles, surgery and rehabilitation at a farm skills training centre. Close-ups show patients being examined and scenes of eye surgery.
The Displaced Persons [BBC TV]
Eastern European refugees, still living in camps or as "freelivers" in Germany are the subject of a BBC documentary from 1964.
[“Blue Peter”: Handing Over a Puppy]
BBC presenter Valerie Singleton presents the children of Woking Grange (previously known as the Southern Railway Servants' Orphanage at Woking) with one of Petra's - the Blue Peter dog - puppies.
Suffer the Little Children, Bickerton Grange
Michael Parkinson narrates a 1965 Granada Television documentary: "Scene at 630" featuring the Ockenden Venture home of Bickerton Grange in Yorkshire, run by Mr. and Mrs. Lovell.
Land of Exile [Fundraising Film about Spanish Refugees]
A documentary made for Spanish Refugee Aid Inc., employing still photographs, film footage and intertitles, to tell the stories of Spanish refugees living in France in the 1960s.
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