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Pennies. School Trip to Switzerland
'Pennies' is a cautionary story about the importance of road safety. Two boys on a bike are hit by a car. One boy is killed and the other injured. His class give pennies to the teacher for funeral flowers. The second film (not online) 'School Trip to Switzerland' follows a group of children as they learn about the Swiss way of life and explore the countryside.
This silent amateur black and white drama, tells the story of a family man, who is followed home from a local public house by a burglar, who breaks into the family's home whilst they are watching television. The film has opening and closing titles with credits.
Secret of the Warren
This award winning fictional amateur film was produced by the founder of the Haywards Heath Cine Society. The plot involves an impoverished widow and her daughter who have to sell their farm as they can no longer afford to run it. A chance encounter with a pair of traveling gypsies leads to the the mother finding some money bequeathed to her by her late husband; their newfound wealth is used to save the farm from being sold.
The Adventures of Tom, Dick and Harry
Educational film about road safety. The film is in three sections: what happened, what might have happened, and what should have happened.
Their Californian Cousin
An amateur fiction film in which a teenage American girl, on a visit to her British relatives, finds it hard to adapt to life on their West Sussex farm. The film-maker was a founding member of Haywards Heath & District Amateur Cine Society.
A fictional film about a pilot who is pressurised into agreeing to drop a bomb at 11 am.
I. [Beech Hurst]; II. The Gardener
|Date||[ca. mid 1950s]||ID||3368|
A two film compilation. The first film shows Beach Hurst park and railway, near Haywards Heath with shots of the park, train sheds and the small gauge model railway being operated by several men. Film two shows a mix of unedited scenes for a Haywards Heath Cine society drama, on the theme of a village craft and garden show.
Is This Your Life?
This film depicts a ‘typical’ working day in the life of a man and woman. The narrative unfolds without the use of dialogue and with a minimum of human presence.
Birthday For Peter
A fictional film in which Peter, a young boy celebrating his birthday, is abducted on his way home from school. The horrible events turn out however only to be a bad dream.
The China Changeling
A comic fictional tale about a man overcoming various obstacles when attempting to replace a broken china jug before his wife returns home. He succeeds, only to find that his wife has never cared much for the object.
He Who Laughs Last
This amateur comedy spoof film, with dubbed voice over, follows a man who's friends challenge him to win a gardening competition. The man goes shopping for items and hides his entry from his friends who are spying on him. On the day of the competition the man wins a prize to the astonishment of his friends. The film has some instrumental music.
The Turn of the Card
A drama about a game of cards which ends in violence.
A drama about a man who dresses like a ‘city gent’ with a bowler hat and brief case but actually works in the gent’s toilets.
This short amateur drama tells the story of a man, who replies 'yes dear' to all his wife's demands. He is forced to take matters into his own hands when a burglar enters their house. An Albany Cine Club production, made by members in the mid 1960s.
Using a loose narrative, this film shows aspects of photography via a camera shop, a photographer at a wedding, and films being developed from negatives to photographic prints at Erricks camera shop in Bradford.
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