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Modern Marvels: Bad Santa
Exploring the film heritage of Brighton & Hove. Film made by pupils from Headstart College inspired by the film Santa Claus made by George Albert Smith in 1898.
An Artist in the Shadows: Margaret Dora Mendelssohn Benecke
|Date||11 April 2016||ID||14321|
This film tells the life story of the Eastbourne painter Margaret Dora Mendelssohn Benecke. She was the granddaughter of Felix Mendelsohn, a fact not many people knew. Artist and researcher Dr Jane Palmer interviews relatives, the Towner Art Gallery, artists and scholars to shed light on the life of this reserved personality.
The Motor Bandits
An early professionally-made fiction film with intertitles which tells the story of a bank robbery and the subsequent hunt for the robbers. The film is notable for its use of a highly-developed narrative, generic conventions and location shooting.
Brighton & Hove Band of Hope Demonstration
A short film showing children marching in a Band of Hope demonstration along Brighton’s seafront. The film has tinted intertitles.
Southdown Fighters - The 1st Southdown Battalion
|Date||19th November 1914||ID||3074|
Two Gaumont Graphic newsreel segments are taken from their issue no. 382, from the 19th November 1914. They show the newly recruited 1st Southdown Battalion of the Royal Sussex Regiment at Eastbourne Station followed by footage of trenches entitled 'The fight for Dixmude'.
[Local News Film, Hastings]
This film records people and events in the coastal town of Hastings in 1914.
First World War Centenary
A programme of archive film to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War. This was screened at venues across East and West Sussex in October and November 2018.
[Miscellaneous Family Scenes IV]
|Date||[ca. 1930s - 1940s]||ID||710|
A compilation of home movie material, including family outings to the beach, an excursion in an open-top car, and various family scenes in a garden where a young boy playfights with his grandfather (?) and watches female relatives playing on a seesaw. There is also a sequence of rough seas battering the coast and a shot of a tank driving along a road.
Winchelsea and its Surroundings. A Day with Harry Furniss and his Sketchbook
Illustrator and caricaturist Harry Furniss is filmed with his sketchbook at various locations in and around Winchelsea and Hastings. The actuality footage is introduced with intertitles and is intercut with images of sketches in progress.
An excursion on the English Riviera
This short professionally made film features the south coast towns of Brighton, Hastings and Eastbourne. With the inclusion of intertitles, the film takes the form of a fictional journey made on the Brighton Belle from London to Brighton. Places of interest to the visitor are featured in each town, including the Royal Pavilion, Hastings Castle and Eastbourne Pier.
Family scenes filmed in the gardens of Foxhunt Manor at Foxhunt Green in Waldron, East Sussex, in 1926, featuring portraits of family members and staff, including maids, farmhands and stablehands, smiling, laughing and talking.
|Date||20 July 1927||ID||444|
The first part of the film shows the mayor and other dignitaries laying wreaths at the town’s war memorial, followed by a parade through the streets. The second part of the film shows scenes from a pageant dramatising historical events associated with Bexhill. Intertitles introduce each scene.
[Family Scenes; Holidays; At Stonelands]
|Date||[1927 - 1930?]||ID||726|
Rudd family scenes from the late 1920s and early 1930s, filmed by Mr. and Mrs. Rudd in their garden at Stonelands in Bramley and while on holidays to Brighton, Arundel, Scotland and Cornwall [?] to visit friends and relatives.
[Local Scenes and Family Pictures]
A compilation of films by an amateur film-maker. The films include family outings, scenes at a livestock market and a historical pageant. The pageant also includes a brief scene showing Christopher Robin Milne (son of author A.A.Milne) leading a group of children dressed as characters from his father's books: Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Tigger and Kanga.
[Family Scenes: Baby; Eastbourne; Dogs]
Oakshott family members, guests and staff are shown in portrait footage at Foxhunt Manor at Foxhunt Green in Waldron, East Sussex. Subjects are also shown in the grounds of the house, at Eastbourne and a local fair, filmed by Eugene Oakshott, the head of the family, in 1927 [?].
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