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Charing School Centenary
Amateur film of activities at Charing Church of England Primary School to celebrate its Centenary 1873 - 1973.
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.
Colebrook House Sports
|Date||[ca. 1920s ?]||ID||8170|
This very short black and white intertitled film: “Colebrook House Sports” shows a group of boys on a playing field competing in a tug of war event; running foot races and taking part in the high jump events.
Archive films of Romney Marsh
|Date||26 April 2018||ID||13719|
Archive film compilation screened as part of the Marsh on Screen film project organised by Screen South May 2018. The film was shown at St Nicholas Church, New Romney for the launch of the film project, part of the Fifth Continent Romney Marsh Landscape Partnership Scheme run by Kent Wildlife Trust and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
[King's Mead School Sports, Outings and Recreational Activities; Army Artillery Display; Royal Navy Fleet]
|Date||[ca. 1928 - 1930]||ID||2955|
A compilation of amateur material showing the pupils of King's Mead Preparatory School engaged in a variety of recreational activities, and a flotilla of Royal Navy ships.
Fan Court: Preparatory School for Boys
This amateur film with intertitles contains outdoor shots of the pupils, staff and grounds of Fan Court Preparatory School for Boys at Chertsey. Many of the images are posed group shots, capturing the participants between classes and during sporting activities.
[Woman and Man Exercising with a Hula Hoop]
|Date||[ca. 1930s -1950s?]||ID||8087|
Young men and women hula hoop for the camera.
[Girls at Claremont School]
|Date||[ca. early 1930s ?]||ID||1368|
A compilation of amateur film recording outdoor events at Claremont School For Girls in Esher. In the late 1970s the school amalgamated with Fan Court Preparatory School for Boys to form Claremont Fan Court School.
Girls travel to ballet practice in Sussex by bus and bicycle, where they perform exercises at the barre, routines with scarves and on pointe, and others perform horse and carriage choreography with their teacher. The film, made by an unknown film-maker, is interspersed with scenes of cats in a sunny garden.
[Recruits; Boat Club]
Amateur footage of pupils from Canford School in Dorset undertaking extra-curricular activities. The boys are briefly filmed rowing on the River Stour and performing drills as a small regiment in the school's grounds.
Drill Do's and Dont's
An amusing amateur training film with intertitles which analyses the merit of the drills being undertaken by Canford School Contingent, OTC Demonstration Platoon. The film was photographed by two of the cadets, and was most probably screened to their peers at a later date.
[King's Mead School Trip to Croydon Aerodrome; Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race; Funeral of King George V]
|Date||[ca. 1933 - 1935]; 1936||ID||2956|
An amateur film-maker films the planes taxiing, landing and taking off at Croydon Aerodrome; follows the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race on the River Thames; and records the funeral cortege of King George V from a high vantage point.
The Den School (Sudley Cottage)
Film by Ralph Staley of activities at his daughter Pam's girls school in Bognor. Girls perform a "health and fitness" style exercise display and show their gymnastic skills at jumping over a vaulting horse. A group of Girl Guides perform a ceremony and are awarded badges; they pose for a photo and play a whispering game. The girls then hold a costumed performance for the parents.
[Boys at Fan Court School - Pre 1939]
The pupils, teachers and parents of Fan Court Peparatory School for Boys in Chertsey are filmed at several outdoor events. These include a Sports Day, cricket matches, swimming lessons in the outdoor pool, and routine exercises.
[John's Sports Day and Summer 1934]
An amateur film recording a young boy's sports day events, followed by a visit to Margate's Dreamland and the narrow gauge Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway.
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