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The Lunsford Co. Ltd
A portrait of a brick and tile manufacturer, made by an unknown amateur film-maker, possibly an employee of the company. The factory is shown inside and out; intertitles explain each scene.
A compilation of four films showing rural craftsmen and farmers at work, and a portrait of a castle. Intertitles introduce each item.
[Sunday School Outing and Anniversary; Cricket Game; Outing to London; National Service Parade; Hurstmonceux Castle; Harvest Thanksgiving; Veterans Christmas Party]
|Date||1949 - 1956; 6 July 1957||ID||9154|
This edited film taken over several years, shows various Three Bridges Church trips and Christmas parties. The Sunday School children are taken on outings to Eastbourne and Littlehampton beaches and seaside attractions.
[Tour Through Hampshire, Kent & Sussex]
This amateur film is shot in a variety of locations across southern England. The film records visits to towns, villages and rural areas including Canterbury, Pegwell Bay, Winchelsea, Brighton and Hastings and features the main attractions at each location, including Canterbury Cathedral, the Viking Ship Hugin and Brighton's Royal Pavilion.
Netting the Moat
Scenes filmed with narration by Eddie Morris at Herstmonceux Castle, (Royal Greenwich Observatory, Herstmonceux)as members of the Compleat Angler Fishing Club of Eastbourne transfer small bream and roach from the moat, aided by the Sussex River Authority.
Beryl Armstrong and her family wander around Herstmonceux Castle in East Sussex, capturing the flowers, ponds, the castle and Royal Greenwich Observatory telescope domes on film. Exterior views of the Equatorial group and Issac Newton telescope dome are also included.
A Telescopic View
This colour film opens with a narrative from the film-maker on his passion for astronomy, explaining the process of creating a telescope mirror for a 6 inch reflecting telescope and demonstrating the first stage of grinding and shaping a telescope mirror on a table at home. Views of the Royal Greenwich Observatory (Equatorial Group) and the Isaac Newton Telescope Dome, Herstmonceux complete the film.
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.
[Travels Bexhill: St. Peters; Hastings Fish and Old Town; About Sussex; Rye; Herstmonceux Observatory; Thames Long Reach]
A car travels through Sussex towns and countryside in this film by Christopher Harris. Scenes include the coast and street scenes at Bexhill-on-Sea, Hastings and Rye. The film-maker makes a brief stop at the Royal Observatory, Herstmonceux in Sussex, visiting the Isaac Newton Telescope with views of the Equatorial Group of telescope domes on the opposite side of the road.
Trug makers Sarah Page and Tim Franks demonstrate how a traditional Sussex basket is made using sweet chestnut and willow, a craft that is under threat of extinction. The film, produced by amateur film-makers Harry Lederman and Alan Tutt in 2007, features footage of The Truggery from Screen Archive South East, filmed by F. P. Barnitt in the 1930s.
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