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A film illustrating and promoting the activities of the Communist Party in Sussex in 1939. The film includes the production of the party newsletter, a demonstration against unemployment, speeches at the Sussex Communist Party Congress, and a march in Eastbourne.
[Canterbury 1939 Part 3]
|Date||10th - 22nd July 1939||ID||11565|
This is a newsreel made by Sydney Bligh capturing the key occasions, festivals and ceremonies in Canterbury and the surrounding area in July 1939. The film shows: a trip on the River Medway, A memorial service parade through Burgate, the Naval Cadets gym display, a fire brigade demonstration, and children dancing at the St. Bede's school.
|Date||1940 - 1945||ID||1637|
“A film commentary of Leatherhead District and the War”. Made over several years, this newsreel provides an overview of life and events in a Surrey town throughout the Second World War, focusing on fundraising and Civil Defence duties. Comprehensive intertitles introduce and explain each item.
[Hove Camp Site; St. George's Day]
This Scouting fllm shows scenes from camps, parades and swimming activities by several troops of Cub, Boy and Rover Scouts.
[Cricket Match; Military Parades; VE Day Party]
This film shows a cricket match in Laughton, a children's victory tea party, and a commemorative event for armed forces in Brighton. Other scenes show activities and events around Brighton, several of which include a visit from the Mayor.
[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.
[Lanrick; Horse Jumps; Solar Eclipse; Games]
|Date||1942 - 1945||ID||10047|
This edited colour and black and white film shows scenes of the family participating in a mixture of outdoor sports and activities including: a Pony Gymkhana; swimming in a pool and in the sea; watching a partial eclipse; a game of Croquet; a tennis match; Beekeeping; visiting several friends and family in Suffolk; and in the family garden.
An edited film with narration and soundtrack made using films from the Screen Archive South East wartime collection. Created by David Woods as part of his placement with SASE for the MA in Creative Writing at the University of Brighton.
Memorial in Burma
|Date||31 August 1944||ID||1747|
Soldiers participate in a Memorial Service for the men of the 1st Battalion of the Queens Royal Surrey Regiment at a war memorial in Myanmar (formerly Burma).
Royal Thanksgiving and Royal Silver Wedding
An amateur film recording two national celebrations: National Day of Thanksgiving in London on Sunday 13th May 1945 and King George VI and Queen Elizabeth's Silver Wedding parade and celebrations in 1948.
[VE Day Celebrations in Brighton]
Filmed over several days, the VE Day celebrations in Brighton are captured here by an unknown amateur film-maker. The jubilant atmosphere is evident in the many street scenes.
[VE Day at Manston Grove; Farming; Family at Northdown]
This edited colour and black and white film shows views of a VE day celebration; a group of women potato seeding on a farm; a gathering in a garden for a family portrait photograph and views of children playing.
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.
[Olympiad; Children; Lord Mayor's Show]
This film shows the 1948 Olympics held at Wembley stadium. The film shows the opening ceremony and equestrian event and some of the closing ceremony. The film also features family scenes (not included in online clip) showing children with toys, fireworks on bonfire night, the Lord Mayor's Show, Christmas, baby scenes, a birthday and Kite flying.
[Sunday School Outing and Anniversary; Cricket Game; Outing to London; National Service Parade; Hurstmonceux Castle; Harvest Thanksgiving; Veterans Christmas Party]
|Date||1949 - 1956; 6 July 1957||ID||9154|
This edited film taken over several years, shows various Three Bridges Church trips and Christmas parties. The Sunday School children are taken on outings to Eastbourne and Littlehampton beaches and seaside attractions.
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