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[Brooklands and Crystal Palace Car Racing]
|Date||1930; 28 June 1938||ID||1418|
Film from 1930 shows crowds milling around Brooklands racing track before a race. This is followed by footage from the London Grand Prix at Crystal Palace in 1938, filmed from the stands. The film ends with shots of the Crystal Palace grounds, where a tower is visible in the background, the only part of the Palace then standing after a fire in 1936.
[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.
Gowlland Film [Film Diary For 1950]
Film of the Gowlland family in 1950 at home and on outings to Fairlight Cove, London, Cambridge and Gloucestershire. The family also attend a wedding, and celebrate Christmas at home.
Portrait of Penge
This amateur travelogue style documentary explores the town of Penge, on the fringes of South East London. Made as part of the Penge Rotary Club's exchange with a US Club, it shows the town, its people and local life prior to being swallowed up by boundary changes in Greater London. Included are views of the neighbouring Crystal Palace Park, BBC transmitters, gardens and the Lyceum Ballroom with Frank and Peggy Spencer's Ballroom Dancing team.
[Motor Racing at Crystal Palace]
A short amateur film featuring motor racing at Crystal Palace in 1965. The silent film features cars racing around the circuit and large stands full of spectators, flanked by advertisements for products of the day.
[Patcham House Special School: Sports, Outings and Class Activities]
A compilation of amateur films filmed by the headmaster of Patcham House Special School. Pupils and staff are seen on numerous class outings and competing at the school sports day and at the 'National Spastics Games'. The children have a range of physical disabilities.
Silver Jubilee Year of Athletics
A compilation of films covering various key UK athletics events in the Silver Jubilee year of 1977.
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