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[Air Training Corps; Empire Day; Cricket; Memorial Days]
|Date||1941 to 1943||ID||10940|
Banstead Air Training Corps, Civil Defence Groups, the British Legion, volunteers and youth groups are seen parading and attending memorial services in Banstead. Mostly in black and white film with some colour footage.
[Inspection; Parade; Training]
A military parade in Woking.
[Training Drills and Parades]
This film of Woking's Home Guard shows various exercises on a firing range and patrols along the town's streets. Training is carried out with weapons, including grenades and S.I.P bombs, both thrown, and using a Northover Projector. The men practice crossing the Basingstoke Canal on a rope bridge. The film ends with a fete and pageant for local schoolchildren.
[The work of the ARP following a bombing raid on Brighton]
|Date||May - September 1943||ID||9497|
An amateur black and white film of wartime Brighton capturing the aftermath of a bombing raid, the work of the ARP and an ARP training drill.
[Marches; Target Reached]
A black and white compilation of military parades, showing men and women on parade in a variety of locations in and around Woking.
[Compilation: Coastal Command Operational Films]
|Date||5 December 1944 - 23 March 1945||ID||9562|
Film 1: Coastal Command Operational Film No. C. 47 Attack on Enemy Shipping in Fjord at Nordgulen 5.12.44 Film 2: Coastal Command Operational Film No. C. 54 Attack on Enemy Shipping off Aalesund. 10.1.45 Film 3: Coastal Command Operational Film No. C. 57 Attack on Enemy Shipping Ford, Fjord. 9.2.45 Film 4: Coastal Command Operational Film No. C. 59-61 Attack on Enemy Shipping in Skagerrak. 7.3.45 Film 5: Coastal Command Operational Film No. C. 63 Attack on Enemy Shipping in Vindspol. 8.3 45 Film 6: Coastal Command Operational Film No. C. 67 Attack on Enemy Shipping at Tejgenaes S.W of Nerlandsly. 23.3.45. Print in very poor condition.
[Victory in Europe 1945]
|Date||8 - 13 May 1945||ID||448|
An amateur film with titles recording the end of World War Two celebrations in Brighton beginning on VE Day. Including official services, many street parties and a funfair.
[Victory Parade; Children with Cat]
This film shows scenes from a VE day parade moving down a residential street, with men and women in uniform and a Scout troop, parading past the camera. Several vehicles follow with banners and decorations that includes several tanks, a bus, an ARP ambulance, fire engine and “Casualty Car”. The second film shows a family scene with a girl playing with a cat and two girls playing together in a garden.
Civilians in Uniform
The town of Leatherhead’s pride in its contribution on the home front is demonstrated here in this reconstruction of the activities of the local Civil Defence organisation. The spoken narrative describes the duties undertaken by the Services.
[Civil Defence Presenting Coat of Arms]
Civil Defence presenting the Coat of Arms to Leatherhead and District. Inside the council chamber speeches are made and a scroll presented. Outside, a crowd watches as the Civil Defence flag is removed to unveil the coat of arms of the Urban District of Leatherhead. The Union flag and Civil Defence flag fly together on a pole.
Herne Bay Newsreel 1952 (sound)
This newsreel compilation, made by John Clague, features events in the town of Herne Bay in 1952. It includes stormy weather, the Carnival, the Glenbervie holiday home, the West Cliff Regatta, Reculver Women's Institute, the Kent Agricultural Show and Herne Bay Regatta. Please note: only the Kent Agricultural Show clip is online.
[Atoms for Peace]
|Date||8th-25th August 1955||ID||9724|
This edited colour film shows highlights of the 'Atoms for Peace' conference and exhibition (International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy) in Geneva. Exhibitors, equipment and demonstrations are shown in detail. Additional black and white footage shows shots of Radiotherapy / Radiationtherapy equipment and views of the Genevan countryside.
[Gravesend Scenes; Family Cat; Police Station; Stanley Family]
A short amateur film from the late 1950s featuring family members and the activities of police officers at a police station. The film has several empty white gaps between scenes and the image is regularly fogged in places. The film has been edited for online use.
3rd Battalion the Queen’s Royal Surrey Regiment
|Date||1958 - 1961||ID||1748|
This silent film features events in the life of the 3rd Battalion The Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment (TA) between 1958 and 1961. Intersected with titles, the film includes exercises, civil defence training, parades, initiative tests, combined operations, an annual camp and a tour of Belgium and the Netherlands.
|Date||August 1958 - 1960||ID||7732|
This edited film shows events and family scenes as captured by Maurice Puttock, showing family life in Lusaka (now Zambia) in the late 1950s. Scenes include several noted visits from HM Elizabeth The Queen Mother and HM The Queen, Elizabeth II among others. It also shows birthdays and work trips to see the building of the Kariba Dam.
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