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[Cars and Family Scenes]
This film contains dark scenes of competitors in the motorcar and motorcycle speed trials at Gatwick; family scenes filmed by Mr Williams in Rottingdean, showing a crowd gathered outside the film-maker's shop and on the beach with the children; plus a brief shot of the front of the town hall, and a young woman posing for the camera.
A Filmic Review No: 1
|Date||[1934 - 1935?]||ID||1114|
A compilation of amateur material which includes footage of some of London's famous landmarks, such as Trafalgar Square and Piccadilly Circus, the floats being paraded at Birchington Carnival, Beaulieu Abbey, Cobham's Air Display, Margate's seafront in the height of summer, and Land's End.
This is a silent version of a black and white documentary film documenting the process of making wooden cart wheels, in detail, from tree to finished product.
A compilation of home movie material with intertitles capturing family holidays in England during the 1930s. Three summer holidays were filmed by Ernest Freelove, showing beach games and swimming, miniature trains, cycling and boat trips.
Camera Mag No. 1
Film by the Eltham Cine Society, recording a funfair on Woolwich Common in celebration of the Jubilee, gardens at Well Hall Pleasaunce, scenes showing every day uses of electricity, model boats on Blackheath pond, steam ships at King George V dock and scenes of the cine group themselves - making a film. Amateur Cine World, Specially Commended
Von Einem der Auszog, Das Gruseln zu Lernen [HCR]
This animated film's title translates literally as: The story of the youth who went forth to learn what fear was. This adapted fairy-tale was created by the Diehl Brothers from one of the Brothers Grimm stories, with German language intertitles written in the Sütterlin typeface. This film won a Gold Medal for Animation at the World Expo in Paris, 1937.
George V Silver Jubilee Procession in London
This black and white and Dufaycolor film shows scenes of HM The King, George V's Silver Jubilee Procession in London. The film opens in black and white with views of London and the official procession programme details; followed by views of the procession route taken from an upstairs window and both black and white and colour footage of the procession and marching bands. Dufaycolor was an early film system that employed a matrix of red, green and blue to produce colour on film. This matrix pattern is clearly in evidence in the online clips.
[Fancy Dress Cricket; Beach Fun]
This black and white holiday film opens with a comedy cricket match, with cross-dressing competitors at a holiday camp, with chalets lining the field of play; followed by the family visiting a tower windmill and spending time on a beach.
[BRFS Test Film: Cross Currents]
|Date||[1936 - 1937?]||ID||8182|
A short test film produced by the Bognor Regis Film Society in the making of a longer fiction film entitled Cross Currents. The film, recorded on location in a harbour, opens with members of the society in medium close-up talking to each other. Following this, scenes from the film are seen being acted out on board a tall sailing ship. The full film can be found on TID: 9871 - "Cross Currents".
[First Pictures in Colour]
This film is a compilation of various scenes of flowers and gardens, the seaside, children at play, a school summer fete and 'still life' compositions, intended to showcase the film-maker's first experiments in colour film.
Sunday Afternoon Interlude
|Date||1937 - 1938||ID||1102|
A compilation of short fiction and non-fiction films made by Ernest A. "Spot" Botting, including footage of the 1938 Egerton May Festival.
[Wartime blackout and air-raid precautions at the Kodak factory in Harrow]
The Kodak factory in Harrow prepares for air-raids and the wartime blackout as well as constructing new factory premises.
A behind-the-scenes look at cinema projection, produced in the late 1930s, during which a projectionist demonstrates the art of 'making up the program'.
[Wedding of Joan and Robert]
|Date||6 August 1938||ID||4462|
In this film by an unknown amateur film-maker made in 1938, Blackheath Film News receive an invitation to a wedding and set about preparing to film the event. Scenes filmed outside the church and while the bridesmaids and bride prepare to leave for the church are included.
[Women and Clothing]
This film contains shots of three women and an older man as they pose for the camera; focusing on their clothing. The women wear several different dresses and one models a woollen one-piece bathing suit. A woman sits for a series of formal portraits. The second part shows a ladies 'keep fit' exercise or Physical Training demonstration on Rottingdean village green.
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