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Army vs. N.F.S. Dispatch Riders Training Trial, Nov. 26, 1944
This edited black and white film shows the Army and NFS (National Fire Service) dispatch riders' training trial on November 26th 1944. Several men are seen competing over eight separate challenges throughout the day. This film has intertitles throughout.
A compilation of scenes from around the South East of England captured by a member of the Institute of Amateur Cinematographers during the 1950s. The film shows a variety of events, people and places, including members of the Royal Family and the Prime Minister, Harold Macmillan, at his Sussex home. This silent film includes intertitles throughout.
Fire Defence Exhibition
An amateur film produced by the Surrey Fire Brigade Film Unit. The film includes scenes of a dignitary visiting a fire station to inspect the fireman. The main focus of the film is on the Fire Defence Exhibition at Bentalls department store with numerous shots of the displays and exhibits in the main hall.
[Reigate headquarters building developments]
This short amateur film features the redevelopment of Surrey Fire Brigade Headquarters, Croydon Road, Reigate. The estate is seen prior the redevelopment, with cricket pitch and numerous outbuildings. New buildings are seen being erected.
At the Fire Service College Oct - Nov 1953: Emergency Fire Fighting Appliances and Equipment
|Date||October - November 1953||ID||1322|
This professionally made training film shows the fire fighting appliance, equipment and procedures being employed by the Surrey Fire Brigade at the Wotton Fire Service College. The silent film contains intertitles and was made by the Surrey Fire Brigade Film Unit for The Home Office.
Cricket at St. Davids
A Surrey Fire Brigade cricket match, with spectators, followed by an awards ceremony, decorating men from the Fire Service, and scenes of the gathered audience.
[Reigate Headquarters; Recruits on Course]
An amateur film featuring training being undertaken at Surrey Fire Brigade HQ at Reigate, Surrey. New recruits position ladders against the training tower and retrieve people, carrying them down the ladder. The film includes a close-up of a man in uniform speaking directly to the camera.
[Field Fire; Pagham Pram Race]
|Date||[ca. late 1950s - 1960]||ID||6391|
A short amateur film from the 1960s featuring a fire burning in a grain field and scenes from the Pagham Pram Race. The film also includes shots of a cricket match.
[Vintage Commercial Vehicle Run]
Footage filmed by Michael Gillings, a local amateur film-maker, at the London to Brighton Commerical Vehicle Run in 1968.
[First Film; Test; Railway; High-rise; Church]
A compilation showing several engines and locomotives hauling carriages along a line, with scenes aboard a train and of the local surroundings. Shots are very dark. Urban scenes include Croydon Fire Station, Croydon Power Station towers, industrial cooling towers, high rise buildings under construction, night time shots of neon signs and daytime views of a church.
[Ships in Port; Airport; Family Scenes; Veteran Cars; Weddings; Winter Scenes]
|Date||1962 - 1965||ID||4159|
A compliation of scenes filmed at Newhaven Harbour, two winter weddings and the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run scenes, filmed by Harry Colley in the 1960s.
[Family Album IV: Party; Dances; Fire at Ludshott; Grayshott School Sports; Nativity Play; Removal]
The Lambert children filmed during play, a sports day and family outings in 1962.
[Thames Ditton village fairs]
|Date||15 June 1963; 6 June 1964||ID||1497|
This short amateur film features the Thames Ditton Congregational Church Village Fair over the period of two years. There are shots of the parade as it passes through the centre of the village; the carnival queen can be seen with her two attendants. At the fete, people play on side stalls and children ride on the miniature steam railway.
A narrative film with a fire prevention message, produced by the North Downs Cinematograph Society in 1963.
[Carnival; Last Train to Brighton; West Street]
|Date||1963; October 1964; February 1965||ID||6083|
Pictures taken by Cecil Cramp of a Horsham Carnival procession in 1963, during which participants display a mixture of humour, contemporary notions of race and nationality, celebration, fancy dress and social conscience. Also documented are street scenes, fire services tackling a fire on West Street in Brighton in 1963, and the last journey taken by steam train from Horsham to Brighton in 1964.
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