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[Wine Festival; Cadet Show; Woodlands Garden; Peace Garden]
This film shows a brief scene of a BBC Outside Broadcast vehicle near Brighton Pavilion recording people wearing various national costumes, for Brighton Festival or a Wine Festival (?). This is followed by scenes of Army cadets re-enacting a battle with a banner: ''Remember Sydney Street''; then undertaking demonstrations on the Brighton College playing field, followed by scenes of the Peace Garden in Patcham and the family's garden.
Story of a River
This amateur colour documentary film with poetic voice over, narrative and instrumental soundtrack, follows the River Ouse from Horsham to Barcombe and back via Lewes and Newhaven. The film provides a historical narrative of the local area, with some comedy narrative mixed with poetry readings, anecdotal references and quotes from previous residents, closing with a summary. This film won the Sussex Film Festival Sound Trophy in 1971.
Summertime and the Living is Easy; Holiday in Bulgaria
A two part intertitled travelogue film of a holiday to a Black Sea coastal resort of Varna and the surrounding areas in Bulgaria. The film includes: views of Морска градина or Sea Garden, with statue; portraits of the group posing sat on camels on the beach, dressed in Lawrence of Arabia themed clothing with commercial film clip [not included in online clip]; and on the beach. [Only the first half of the film has been included in online clip].
[Veteran Car Run]
Footage filmed by Michael Gillings at the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run in 1967.
|Date||1968; 1969; 1970; 1972||ID||1649|
A compilation of films made at Claygate Primary School to record their annual May Festival celebrations. Each year the May Queen and her 'court' in fancy dress are filmed as they make their way to the Queen's throne on the school sports field. Entertainment in the form of dancing and athletic demonstrations are performed by fellow pupils as parents and teachers look on.
Under the guise of a couple looking for a house in the Sussex countryside, the film shows the villages of Lindfield, Ditchling, Cuckfield, Fletchling, Horsted Keynes, Hurstpierpoint, Ardingly and Balcombe. The narrator talks about the history of each village .
[Longleat Wildlife Park; Fishbourne; Lake District]
Shots from a car show Lions roaming at Longleat Wildlife Park as cars pass in the background followed by two bear cubs. Groups of people stand talking on a roadside, before boarding a coach. Images follow of the family visiting Fishbourne Roman Palace, viewing a tesserae floor mosaic and a human skeleton. The family pet dogs and a foal, is followed by scenes outside the family home. The film finishes with scenes of the family on holiday in the Lake District.
Amateur footage of a holiday to Spain, taken by a member of Brighton Cine Club. The film features footage of a bullfight.
Zoo Time; [Visit to London Zoo]
This film with animated titles, shows a family outing to London Zoo. The family visit several of the animal enclosures and habitats including the Polar and brown bears, the Penguin Pool designed by Berthold Lubetkin, Bengal tiger enclosure, and watch a baby goat (?) being born.
It Was Worth Every Penny; Holiday in Hungary
An amateur travelogue film of a family holiday to Hungary, showing Budapest and [not included in clip] Lake Balaton. The film shows the Hungarian Parliament building, Budapest Zoo & Botanical Gardens, Heroes' Square, the Museum of Fine Arts, Fisherman's Bastion and the Liberty Statue. The second part of the film also shows a series of night-time views of Budapest with illuminated neon building signs. [Online clip shows the final part of the film].
Our Little River
This colour film with titles, music and voice over narrative explores the route of the Mole River in Surrey from its source to the River Thames near Hampton Court Palace. The film has opening and closing titles.
This titled film shows the Linehan family on holiday in Lugano, Switzerland and in Venice, Italy. In Switzerland the family visit several small villages, markets, board the 'S Gottoberg' to tour Lake Maggiore (?), ride the funicular railway up San Salvatore mountain, and visit a Swiss Miniature model village. In Venice the family tour the Grand Canal with views of Piazza San Marco, Basilica, Doges Palace, bridges, and make a brief visit to a Murano glass furnace.
A Taste of Caviar; Holiday in Russia
A travelogue film detailing a trip to Russia, with scenes in Saint Petersburg (formerly Leningrad) and in Moscow. The film also shows a visit to Sochi [not included in online clip].
St James's Park
This colour film with narrated voice-over narrative and and music soundtrack, features a brief history of St James's Park, London and the proximity to Buckingham Palace, Horse Guard's Parade and Whitehall. A flypast of military aircraft and Concorde are captured on film, as they pass overhead. The film has animated opening and closing titles.
Portrait of Venice
This amateur travelogue-style documentary film explores the Italian city of Venice, supported by a voice-over narrative with music soundtrack. The film tours the canals, churches and markets of the city providing an historical overview of the construction and occupation of the islands. Views of the 'Regatta Storica' in 1971 are also shown.
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