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[Atoms for Peace]
|Date||8th-25th August 1955||ID||9724|
This edited colour film shows highlights of the 'Atoms for Peace' conference and exhibition (International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy) in Geneva. Exhibitors, equipment and demonstrations are shown in detail. Additional black and white footage shows shots of Radiotherapy / Radiationtherapy equipment and views of the Genevan countryside.
Northern Province Nigeria
|Date||31 January - 2 March 1955||ID||10050|
This film shows a family trip to visit relatives in Nigeria. They visit the Northern regions of Kano and Kaduna, touring several markets and rural villages. The film includes the Emir of Kano and Sardauna of Sokoto inspecting a parade of Native Authority Policemen, the gate of the Gidan Rumfa and the House of Assembly in Kaduna.
[Going to Work]
Various scenes filmed by Ernest Shippam in the 1950s showing employees arriving at the Shippam factory on bicycles. There are several street scenes filmed from one of the buildings, followed by family portraits taken in their garden on Crawley Road. The shots have some fogging throughout, with various degrees of effect.
[Holiday to Spain and France]
This colour family holiday film shows highlights of a trip to the Hotel Agiua-Blava and Sevile in Spain, with shots of several beaches and a trip to a bullring to watch a bullfight. The second part of the film shows the family on a trip to Paris visiting several landmarks including the Eiffel Tower, to capture views of the city.
This colour travelog style documentary film, made with commentary and music, shows highlights of a three day visit to Venice, by Gilbert and Mary Tomes aboard a gondola, touring the Piazzas, Campi and historical buildings along the Grand Canal.
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.
[Children on the Beach]
|Date||[ca. 1958]; 1960||ID||6151|
Titled 'Children on The Beach', this film, taken from 1958 to 1960, also shows the family's holiday to Cornwall in 1970.
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.
This edited colour travelogue style film with music and narration, tours the monuments and ruins of Rome, the Vatican City and the surrounding environs of Lazio and Tivoli. The film also shows Pope John XXIII at Castel Gandolfo performing a blessing and on a street tour.
[“Best wishes” from the Colgate family]
|Date||October 1960 - November 1960||ID||3681|
This film records scenes of Mr Colgate's family at their house in Blackgate Lane, Henfield.
Wedding; Family at home and on holiday
An amateur home movie featuring a compilation of scenes documenting family life. Everyday activities are captured on film, as well as scenes from a wedding, christening and a family holiday.
Beautiful Brighton and Hove
Beginning and ending with what appears to be an acted drama, the main bulk of the film comprises shots around Brighton's features of the Palace pier, the Pavilion, the fountain in the Old Stein, and various parks and gardens around the town.
A View of the Wells
A film made by the Regency Film Unit of Tunbridge Wells, following people and scenes around Tunbridge Wells in the early 1960s. Many of the scenes make visual connections to form a loose narrative. Please note the Turkish Baths sequence features nudity.
Looking at Sussex
|Date||[ca. 1960]; 1961; 1962||ID||4022|
A technically proficient, colour amateur film of Amberley and Arundel in West Sussex, and Brighton, East Sussex in the spring; featuring an acted sequence, and footage of the 80th Annual Conservative party conference in Brighton, held between 11th and 14th October 1961.
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