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This silent amateur black and white drama, tells the story of a family man, who is followed home from a local public house by a burglar, who breaks into the family's home whilst they are watching television. The film has opening and closing titles with credits.
He Who Laughs Last
This amateur comedy spoof film, with dubbed voice over, follows a man who's friends challenge him to win a gardening competition. The man goes shopping for items and hides his entry from his friends who are spying on him. On the day of the competition the man wins a prize to the astonishment of his friends. The film has some instrumental music.
How to Give Up Smoking
This amateur spoof public health colour film opens with a series of intertitles showing a list of spoof contributors and production support credits followed by a one shot sequence of a woman refusing the offer of a cigarette by a man. The film has opening and closing titles with production credits. Dubbed sound is used for the short live action shot.
Dolphin Fair ‘62
Colour footage of the 1962 Dolphin Fair in Haywards Heath. The film features images of the day's events, including the preparations and a parade of floats moving through the town streets.
Haywards Heath 1962
This amateur newsreel style film, tours Haywards Heath, exploring everyday life in the town and surrounding areas. Divided into sections, the film explores 'The Environs', 'Recreation', 'Education', 'The Shops', 'Religion' and 'Municipal Matters' with views of parks, gardens, landmarks and buildings with additional material from newspapers.
Club Occasions: The First Barbecue of 1966; The Public Show of 1968; The Barbecue of 1969
|Date||1966; 1968; November 1969||ID||5524|
The amateur compilation of three films by the Haywards Heath Cine & Video Club, show highlights of two BBQ events and a screening of society films to members of the public. This film has non-sync audio and displaced sound effects that do not match the narrative.
Story of a River
This amateur colour documentary film with poetic voice over, narrative and instrumental soundtrack, follows the River Ouse from Horsham to Barcombe and back via Lewes and Newhaven. The film provides a historical narrative of the local area, with some comedy narrative mixed with poetry readings, anecdotal references and quotes from previous residents, closing with a summary. This film won the Sussex Film Festival Sound Trophy in 1971.
This amateur colour suspense film tells the story of a man who receives a letter in the post blackmailing him for money. The man's secretary intercepts the letter and makes a drop off using false cash to lure the blackmailer to the location without her bosses knowledge. This film was entered into the Albany Film Festival and was awarded the Three Star award in the Ten Best Movie Maker Competition in 1969.
This amateur colour stop-motion film tells the story of a Sweedish matchbox named 'Victor', who narrates his adventures from being sold in a local shop, to being discarded in the street when the matches have all gone.
Time Out West
When a fault develops with a time machine in a secret research facility, a service engineer is called to the lab to fix the problem but is accidentally transported into the past by the machine. The man appears in the American Wild West surrounded by drunk cowboys and poker players. He then tries to get home, meeting several characters along the way. This colour spoof-style science fiction meets western style film has dubbed sound effects and music throughout.
An amateur comedy style documentary film showing various aspects of Brighton in the late 1960s. The film takes a humorous look at Brighton's seaside attractions, weaving together images of the town with a loose narrative.
This amateur short colour suspense thriller tells the story of a man who visits a grave to lay flowers, and believes he hears a ghostly voice. Shocked - he runs off dropping the flowers. This film is silent with music and dubbed sound effects throughout.
Value for Money
This amateur colour film explores the relationship between a couple that meet at a railway station. The man stops over in Haywards Heath and meets a woman. He seduces her by appearing to lavish gifts upon her until he gets to sleep with her. The man then leaves the town and abandons the woman, getting back on the train.
This amateur colour documentary film made to celebrate the Centenary year of the Mid Sussex Times in 1970, shows the history and production processes of the 'Middi' newspaper from receipt of advertisements to distribution of printed copies. Full production processes are shown, along with views of the presses and printers used in the production. The film has a voice over narrative throughout, with opening and closing titles.
This amateur colour comedy narrative follows an amateur film-maker who believes his secretary is in love with him. He is invited to her house through a series of notes left on his desk. Whilst he impatiently waits in the front room of her house, he gets undressed and goes into the next room, to find a large group of his colleagues waiting to suprise him for being awarded the Albany Film Trophy. The man stands in the doorway in his underwear.
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