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[Traction engine with Cultivator; Lambs; Foals]
This colour film features several men working the land on a farm, clearing it before cultivating it with machinery. Several flywheel traction engines are used to tow a cultivator or tiller to turn the soil. The second film features family scenes ending with shots of sheep with their lambs and horses with foals.
[Horse Transport; Family; Farming; Cows]
This film opens with a horse being loaded onto a trailer next to a railway, followed by shots of a Fordson Standard N tractor being used to work a grain harvest and domestic scenes.
[Sow and Piglets; Vegetable Crop Harvest]
This short film opens with a sow and her piglets in a pen followed by field workers harvesting a vegetable crop (sugarbeet or turnip) by hand. Horse and carts are used to move the vegetables around the fields.
|Date||1939 - 1940||ID||3402|
This colour film shows the Hansford family at Gumber Farm near Slindon, West Sussex. It features children greeting the postman; trips to the seaside, work on the farm, tobogganing in the snows of 1940 and new born lambs the following spring.
[A Visit to Java, Bali and Sumatra, Angkor Wat and Bangkok]
An amateur film-maker records his journeys around South East Asia, capturing on film the indigenous peoples, temples, dances, and landscape. The film contains the only known pre-war colour footage of some of the most renowned Balinese dancers, including I Ketut Marya (Mario).
[Trip to Norway]
|Date||July 1939; September 1951||ID||1450|
This film features journeys across Norway, and a short stay in Sweden. In 1949 Voss visits the Norheimsund settlement, the towns of Voss and Stalheim and the fjords of the area. From here he travels across the mountains to Oslo, where he stays with friends before moving on to Helsingborg and Gothenburg in Sweden. In 1951, Voss pays another visit to Oslo, as he does again in 1952, when he also travels to Granvin, Odda and across the mountains through the Telemark to Bø.
[Land Clearance on the Farm]
This short colour film shows a man driving a caterpillar tractor pulling down trees to clear a field in preparation for it to be farmed. The men use dry straw as kindling to start fires under the felled trees.
[Wedding; Play; Hike; Farm]
A film in three parts, which includes a family wedding, children at play, a family hike on the South Downs and through farmland.
An amateur film recording people and places in Lindfield during the 1940s.
[Goudhurst Farm; Harvest; Gardening]
Scenes at Fegans Goudhurst Farm School in the early 1940s.
[Goudhurst Farm; Hay Making and Fruit Packing]
Boys from Fegans Childrens Homes work at the school's Goudhurst Farm on a variety of tasks involving livestock, harvesting and fruit picking and processing.
[Family Portraits; On the Farm]
Scenes of family members posing for portraits in the front garden, including grandmother, parents and children, and scenes on a farm including a horse an cart and cows.
[Warship Week and Tank Week]
|Date||1941 - 1942||ID||9499|
A local newsreel featuring various key wartime events across 1941 and 1942. The Civil Defence are inspected, the Civic Restaurant is opened, a water works is inspected, Warship Week is celebrated, Tank Week brings excitement some for the children of Brighton and the Home Secretary tests an innovative listening device to help in the searching of bomb damaged buildings.
[Brighton Civic Week, Civil Defence Services and Land Girls]
|Date||1941 - 1942||ID||9500|
A mixed colour and black and white amateur film with intertitles showing events in Brighton during 1941 and 1942 including Brighton Civic Week and the National Day of Prayer services at St Peter's Church, Brighton's Salute to the Nations,the Home Secretary inspecting the Civil Defence Services, and Norman Hartnell with land girls on the Downs.
Start a Land Club
Using the Surrey Land Club as an example, this Ministry of Information film demonstrates the farmwork carried out by club volunteers and encourages people to start their own clubs.
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