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[Glimpses of Pre-war Worthing and Everyday Folk]
|Date||1938 - 1939||ID||3377|
This silent amateur film captures numerous street scenes in Worthing, in particular those which took place during the harsh winter of 1938. It also records 'Sparks and Son Builders and Contractors' working on various local buildings.
Round The Town
An amateur film with intertitles which tours Folkestone in the immediate pre-Second World War era. The film was made by members of the Martin Walter Ltd Garage which features heavily.
War and Peace
An edited film made solely using wartime footage from the SASE collection and produced by Screen Archive South East to mark the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe.
[Cuckfield Fire Brigade]
|Date||[ca. 1939 - 1945]||ID||3115|
An amateur film showing Cuckfield Fire Brigade giving several public demonstrations in Victoria Park, Haywards Heath, children tobogganing in the snow, a nighttime fire at a large house (Cuckfield House ?) with daytime scenes of the damage.
[Athletics Display; Fire and Gas Practice]
Several men address a group of young men and women before they take part in athletic events on a playing field. The next film shows a group of male and female fire fighters training to put out a fire in a barn and rescue personnel.
[Canterbury 1939 Part 3]
|Date||10th - 22nd July 1939||ID||11565|
This is a newsreel made by Sydney Bligh capturing the key occasions, festivals and ceremonies in Canterbury and the surrounding area in July 1939. The film shows: a trip on the River Medway, A memorial service parade through Burgate, the Naval Cadets gym display, a fire brigade demonstration, and children dancing at the St. Bede's school.
Incendiary Bomb Demonstration
This short colour training film shows a demonstration on how to deal with an incendiary bomb. Set alight in a tin roofed shed with hay bales and wooden furniture, the bomb quickly takes hold but is brought under control.
Incendiary Bomb Practice
This short colour film shows a wartime training session for civilians, demonstrating rescue techniques, and dealing with incendiary devices.
|Date||1940 - 1945||ID||1637|
“A film commentary of Leatherhead District and the War”. Made over several years, this newsreel provides an overview of life and events in a Surrey town throughout the Second World War, focusing on fundraising and Civil Defence duties. Comprehensive intertitles introduce and explain each item.
[Our Family Gang]
A compilation of amateur material capturing scenes of family life. The film features a member of the Surrey Fire Brigade and his family, as well as other local events with possible connections to the Surrey Fire Brigade.
This colour and black and white edited family film features the family home in Ottershaw between 1940 and 1942, a visit to Somerton in Somerset and Mr Giles in his Auxillary Fire Servce (AFS) uniform with Bugatti Fire Engine. The family are also seen playing with toys in the garden, ice skating on a frozen pond, at a sports day event and scenes of a rugby game at Allen House School.
A.F.S. [Auxiliary Fire Service]
This colour film shows scenes of the Auxiliary Fire Service, annual trailer pump competition in Walton. Service personnel compete in teams through timed tasks to pull the trailer pump and lay out and construct fire hoses. The film ends with several shots of the Bugatti AFS engine and trailer pump.
Parade at Weybridge; War Years; War Weapons Week
An amateur film of a parade through Weybridge for War Weapons Week.
NFS Reg. Pump Comp 1942
|Date||24 October 1942||ID||9106|
This edited colour film shows highlights of the National Fire Service No. 32 Fire Force Area (Woking), Trailer Pump competition in Guildford, on October 24th 1942.
[Horse-drawn Fire Engine]
A pair of newlyweds are paraded through a town centre, borne on a vintage horse-drawn fire engine.
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