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[Rough Sea, Ardingly shows and Lancing Seaside and Fete]
|Date||1969; 1970; 1971||ID||664|
A collection of short amateur films made by George Horrobin. The films capture a storm at Seaford, two trips to the Ardingly Show, domestic scenes, Lancing Fete and two trips to the beach.
[Knaphill Primary School: 1969]
This amateur film opens with the spring fair of 1969 at Knaphill Primary School. Pupils and their parents play on side stalls and the dad's compete with the boys in a football match. The junior school sports day features at the end of the film.
[Snow; Moving House; Whitsun Camp; Folkestone Holiday]
This film shows a family moving house, going on a camping holiday, playing on a beach and visiting the Kent town of Canterbury. The family tour the street, capturing views of the historic Cathedral gate, War Memorial and shops. The film closes with several members of the family rowing Skiffs on the River Thames.
This is Broadstairs
A seaside publicity film advertising the attractions of the Kent resort of Broadstairs. An update of the 1965 film ~"Broadstairs...Of Course!"~ the film promotes Broadstairs' main attractions of the sandy bays, leisure activities and local events including the Dickens festival, beauty contest, water gala and folk festival.
Flags and bunting are put out and a poster displayed for refreshments at the Church fete. Elderly parishioners set up the fete that includes jam, cake, bric-a-brac, clothes and plants for sale. Families arrive and buy items. A man and a woman give speeches. Various activities include skittles, Scottish country dancing, cycling, tea drinking and a raffle.
This amateur film records events at the annual fair in the East Sussex village of Ditchling. It has an soundtrack comprising of commentary and specifically composed folk songs which narrate the story of the images.
[Sunday School Outing to Chessington Zoo; Air Display; Fireworks]
An amateur silent film featuring a large group of adults and children on a Sunday School outing to Chessington Zoo. The film also shows a Red Arrows display over Brighton and scenes of a bonfire and fireworks display.
[Local Scenes Eastbourne; Family Pictures]
A compilation of colour amateur home movie material from the 1970s. The film features family outings to Eastbourne beach and Gatwick airport.
Members of the Lambert family take in various attractions on their seaside holiday in the Essex resorts of Frinton-on-Sea and Walton-on-the-Naze, including funfair rides and a Punch and Judy show
[Holiday in Wales]
This home movie features a family holiday to Wales. The film includes scenes of the journey from England into Wales, a hot air balloon display (G-AZJI), and a stop on the A303 to look at Stonehenge. The family drive over the Severn Bridge, pass the Tintern Abbey ruins at Chepstow, the "Talocher Farmhouse Hotel", "St David's Precinct Wall" (Bishop's Palace), have a picnic next to a boating lake and watch a group of Morris dancers perform. The final scenes show the family in an indoor pool.
[Spring Camping; Tree Lopping; Folkestone Holiday]
This edited colour family film shows an extended family on holiday at a camp site in the New Forest; on a beach holiday in Folkestone and together at home in the Laleham garden.
[Sandhurst Ceremony of the Queen's Medal]
This film shows a family outing to the RAF Manston museum; the family's camping holiday in Folkestone with a visit to the Leas Cliff funicular railway; and the Soverign's Parade at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, with the award of the Queen's Medal by HRH Princess Margaret to Andrew Ridgway.
[Girl Guide Camp]
A film showing a Girl Guide camp with camp activities that includes cooking food, chopping firewood, campfire sing-song with actions, fancy dress parade and panorama shots of the rural landscape and a stately home at the edge of the camp.
A Closer Look
This colour travelogue-style film shows highlights of an English school educational trip aboard the ship SS Uganda to Italy (Venice), Cyprus and Greece with excursions and tours to historic attractions in several villages and towns. The film also shows scenes aboard ship for those on the voyage.
This film opens with a traditional wedding party standing on the steps outside a church, followed by shots of 'Sunnymede', the family's home and garden in Chobham at springtime and the family on a Caravan holiday at various sites across East and West Sussex. This film is intertitled throughout.
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