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This film shows the harvest taking place in the countryside during 1944. It includes scenes of farm labourers gathering hay and horse-drawn carts being used to transport it.
[Sussex in Technicolour]
|Date||1942; [ca. 1950s]||ID||9521|
A colour film made during the Second World War and shortly afterwards, showing scenes of Brighton and beyond.
[Small Lancashire Cotton Mill]
This 1942 film shows work on a farm to harvest the silage crop and load it into the silos. The film then focuses on workers and machines at a textile mill in Lancashire.
Heronsdale Manor Harvest
This film shows several non-mechanised and mechanised processes of sowing and harvesting a corn and mustard crop on a Sussex farm; by adults and children. The film is inter-cut with a scene featuring a fleet of aircraft passing over head (shots out of focus) and intertitles throughout.
[Pottery; wickerwork; Christmas party; farming]
A home movie featuring children from the Brocklehurst family as they take part in a Christmas party at the their school. The film also features scenes of rural life, such as a potter and basket-weavers at work and a farmer ploughing a field. The film ends with the children picking wild flowers near Mersham, Kent.
This short amateur film mainly features brickmaking at Naccolt near Wye in Kent. Men are seen operating machinery to cut the clay bricks and digging clay from trenches; dried bricks are arranged in rows outside. The film also includes a brief shot of a tractor ploughing a field and members of the Brocklehurst family picking flowers in a bog near Mersham.
|Date||1943 - 1944||ID||1218|
This film features scenes from a farm at Sevington, near Ashford in Kent. The farmer and others pick crops by hand, the Brocklehurst family sit down to a picnic and men help to build a haystack. The end of the film captures Robert Brocklehurst and his mother next to a Christmas tree at their home in Mersham.
[Hop Farm Visit]
A portrait, in colour and black and white, of a brewery business visit to a hop farm, including rural scenes of workers, and Gypsy women and children. The film closes with colour views of workers harvesting the crop.
An amateur film with intertitles throughout of boys at work and play at Fegans Goudhurst Farm School in the early 1940s.
[Goudhurst Farm; Bomb Damage]
|Date||[ca. 1943 - 1947]||ID||12264|
An amateur film with intertitles of Fegans Children's Home at Goudhurst.
[Children at play; farming]
Colour amateur footage which shows the Brocklehurst children playing at a plot of land owned by their family in Mersham, Kent and the surrounding countryside; farm labourers are seen busily getting in the harvest.
[War Time 1943-1945]
|Date||1944 - 1945||ID||1706|
Film of the Gowlland family, intercutting family life and outings with war-time events including V1 bombings and the end of the war. John has a toy doodlebug, the family take refuge in a Morrison shelter, and in the country. With the arrival of the end of the war, blackout restrictions are lifted, and the family take a trip to the beach.
[Family Scenes; Car]
This short film made by Emile Lauste shows scenes from East End Cottage at North Crawley, Buckinghamshire. The group, which includes Bessie and Emile, are seen doing housework and relaxing in the grounds of the cottage; their group includes two soldiers, presumably on leave.
Message from Canterbury
A topical sermon by His Grace Dr. William Temple is accompanied by scenes of Canterbury Cathedral's interior, exterior and surrounding landscape, directed by George Hoellering during the war years.
[VE Day at Manston Grove; Farming; Family at Northdown]
This edited colour and black and white film shows views of a VE day celebration; a group of women potato seeding on a farm; a gathering in a garden for a family portrait photograph and views of children playing.
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