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Dressed for Drowning
A colour film with music and commentary, humorously but clearly explaining how to use items of clothing as floats for personal survival in water.
[Keffolds Home; Yangzom and Tibetan Students]
Scenes from Keffolds, an Ockenden Venture home, at which Tibetan children are being educated and cared for. Included is an interview with Ockenden founder Joyce Pearce.
In Search of Security [USIS]
|Date||[ca. 1960s - 1970s ?]||ID||7060|
Vietnamese and Highland Tribes who have been displaced are seen in temporary camps and new settlements, building and making new lives.
Queen Mother Visit to Ockenden
Footage documenting the Queen Mother's visit to Venture House in the 1960s
BBC Panorama Programme
|Date||[ca. early 1960s?]||ID||8681|
A Christmas episode of BBC Panorama which includes a feature on the Pestalozzi village at Sedlescombe in East Sussex. The presenter, Richard Dimbleby, visits the village where he meets Pestalozzi staff and students who are preparing for their Christmas production.
[School boys camp near Chichester]
A compilation of scenes that include a School boys camp near Chichester, a walk on the Downs, a visit to Littlehampton beach, Chichester Harbour & Bosham.
Darkness in the Sun
This colour dramatised documentary-style film highlights how communities in Nigeria view blindness and the burden the condition has on rural families. The film also explores the work undertaken by British born Ronald Babonau and his wife, via a training centre for local blind men, teaching rural crafts and agricultural techniques enabling the men to gain employment.
Views of Chichester City Centre with scenes of traffic around Chichester Cross and along streets in the city centre. The camera takes in shots of various shops and businesses and the shoppers and cyclists passing by.
Eye Doctors on Safari
This colour documentary film produced by the Kenya Branch of the BESB, shows a day's work by Dr Moses Chirambo visiting several rural eye centres with Dr. Calcott during one of their surveys of eye care in Malawi, Africa. The film contains scenes of children and adults receiving treatment from eye specialists, as well as scenes of surgical procedures to remove cataracts from a patients eyes at mobile vehicles and clinics.
The Unseen Valley
This black and white documentary film highlights how communities view blindness in Luapula (now Zambia) and the traditional methods adopted to 'cure' the condition, spread by sand and the Red Measles virus. This film also explores the learning techniques adopted by blind adults and children, to enable them to go about their daily lives.
Weights and Measures Service
|Date||1963 - 1969||ID||1571|
This amateur film shows the work of the Surrey County Council Weights and Measures Service. The inspectors are seen testing a range of scales and checking weights and measurements at a variety of retailers and businesses. The postscript dramatises the new tasks the service will have to take on as a result of the 1968 Trade Protection Act. The film is accompanied by a music soundtrack and a narrative.
A Chance of Sight
This colour film highlights the work undertaken by the the Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind in Kenya, detailing the techniques used to diagnose the root cause of blindness in the patient. It also shows the use of traditional 'Muti' and 'western' treatment methods such as spectacles, surgery and rehabilitation at a farm skills training centre. Close-ups show patients being examined and scenes of eye surgery.
Down to Sussex
A British Transport Film looking at the history and landscape of the Sussex countryside.
An amateur fictional film written and produced by the children of St. John's Presbyterian School, Edenbridge. Two children discover some gelignite on the village green outside the school. This is reported to their teacher who instructs the children to find it and pour water on it. The gelignite is eventually recovered by a policeman.
Land of Exile [Fundraising Film about Spanish Refugees]
A documentary made for Spanish Refugee Aid Inc., employing still photographs, film footage and intertitles, to tell the stories of Spanish refugees living in France in the 1960s.
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