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Life in Miniature
The theme of miniature subjects is expressed in various scenes of miniature attractions including: a merry-go-round and fair ground; a visit to the Romney Hythe and Dymchurch railway; Eastbourne Electric Tramway; a miniature village showing a sports ground, a train and a castle. The film starts and ends with a toddler sitting on a rug.
Seen South East
An amateur compilation of places and events in the southeast England. The film, which includes intertitles, captures places of interest at various locations in Kent and Southend-on-Sea in Essex, as well as scenes of beach mission and carnival at Hythe.
[Family scenes; weekend in Hythe]
|Date||1947 - 1948||ID||6646|
An amateur home movie from the 1940s featuring members of the Hamlyn family at their various homes. The second part of the film shows some of the family on a weekend trip to Hythe with friends and swimming at Folkstone lido.
Been and Seen
An amateur compilation of places and events in southeast England. The film, which includes intertitles, captures places of interest at various locations in the southeast, including scenes from a Dickens Festival at Broadstairs.
An amateur film featuring events in London, Hythe and Folkestone celebrating the Queen's Silver Jubilee in 1977. The film also includes scenes recorded directly from television of the Royal Family and The Queen's coronation, and has music soundtracks and intertitles throughout.
[Family Scenes; Brighton; Port Lympne Zoo near Hythe; Holiday in Canada and the USA; Farming Scenes]
|Date||1979 - 1981||ID||4169|
Scenes filmed by Harry Colley between 1979 and 1981 include those of his daughter's birthday party, the Athena B shipwrecked on Brighton beach, holiday, zoo and and airport scenes, and light aircraft taking off at a farm airstrip, where harvesting is taking place.
Magda i Karoll - My Kochamy Was!
|Date||28 July - 4 August 1979||ID||5867|
This film shows a first visit to England for Magda and Karoll (a teenage brother and sister from Poland- some of their family are seen in TID 5865). The film shows tours of many locations in the South of England and visits to family and friends. Included are views of Rochester Castle, Allington Castle, Canterbury Cathedral, Dungeness, Ipswich, and various landmarks in London such as the Cenotaph and 10 Downing Street on Whitehall and Westminster Cathedral.
Hythe Venetian Fete, 1981
|Date||19 August 1981||ID||887|
Amateur footage of the biannual Hythe Venetian Fete, an event advertised as a 'water spectacle'. Much of the film is dedicated to the preparation of the floats before they begin their procession along the Hythe Military Canal. The film has a soundtrack comprising of music and diegetic sound.
[Hythe Venetian Fete 1983]
|Date||17 August 1983||ID||893|
The Hythe Venetian Fete of August 1983 is captured on this amateur film. The opening of the fete is conducted by the mayor of Hythe. Decorated floats process along the Royal Military Canal with spectators and the judges looking on. After dark, fireworks are let off and illuminated floats process for a second time. A commentator narrates each float.
[Apple Fayre; swimming pool; light railway; paddle steamer 'Waverley']
An amateur home movie featuring family activities at various locations in Kent. The Sykes family on trips out to an Apple Fayre, picnicing, swimming and spending time at the beach. Family members ride on the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway and the paddle steamer Waverley.
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