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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.
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'.
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.
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: 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 [?].
[Family Scenes: Hotel Fire; Wimbledon; Brooklands; Foxhunt Manor; Tennis]
Footage taken at Wimbledon and Brooklands Races, where Sunbeam, the fastest car in the world is seen by Eugene Oakshott in 1926 [?]. Family garden scenes filmed at the tennis court in the grounds of Foxhunt Manor at Foxhunt Green, East Sussex where the family reside, are also included.
N.A.C.A.M. Convention in Eastbourne
A compilation of home movie material including footage of amateur mixed double lawn tennis matches in Eastbourne, men playing golf, family members, and group outings in cars to the countryside.
[Family Scenes: Baby on the Beach; Wannock Mill]
Oakshott family members visit Eastbourne Beach and Wannock Gardens. They play tennis on one of the courts in the grounds of their residence, Foxhunt Manor at Foxhunt Green, where they also swim in the pond, in 1928 [?].
Eastbourne on Film
A programme of archive films with introductory titles showing locations and activities in Eastbourne from 1928 to 1966 . Presented by Frank Gray at the Towner Cinema June 2018.
[Family Holiday at the Seaside]
Family scenes in the garden in summer and winter, on a trip to Clacton beach and boat trip. filmed and compiled by Mr. Lambert in the 1930s.
[Family Scenes; Horse Riding; Fun in the Garden]
A compilation of home movie material which focuses on a multigenerational family enjoying leisure pursuits in the garden, the countryside and at the beach.
[Family Members; Garden Scenes; Car Race; Wedding]
A compilation of amateur home movie material which includes footage of a multigenerational family in a garden, members of the family feeding chickens, cars racing along country roads, a woman driving off from the family home in her car, and a doubles tennis match.
[Baby on the Lawn; Family Gathering]
Brief amateur home movie footage of a toddler in a garden and of two women sitting in the garden with young children.
[Family in the Garden; Cars. Etc.]
A compilation of home movie material which includes footage of family and friends in a garden, portraits of an elderly man looking in a shaving mirror, and young men driving their sporty open-top car along a suburban road.
Members of a multigenerational family are filmed in a garden, consciously walking to and from the camera. This amateur compilation also includes interior and exterior portraits of family members relaxing and playfighting in chairs.
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