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Wheels at a Fair; TV Tealeaf; The Sorcerer's Apprentice; A Phoney Business; The Gremlins in the Washtub; [Players]; What Would Voo-Doo?; Mouse House; Vulgar Fractions; The Ten Best
This reel shows a series of ten short fiction films with comedic themes, produced by Woking Cine Club in the mid 1960s. Films include animations and camera trick narratives. The online clip features a burglar who steals a family's possessions whilst they watch the TV.
|Date||1st February 1964||ID||9734|
This colour film with music soundtrack shows highlights of the Battersea College Rag Week with celebrations, pranks and events around London. The film was recorded by Richard Tomes during his first year as a student. Highlights include events on the River Thames between Barnes and Battersea and then on to London Regent Street, Sloane Square, Knightsbridge and Trafalgar Square.
West Sussex Special Constabulary Competition
Members of West Sussex constabulary groups from Arundel, Chichester, Bognor and Worthing during first aid exercises in 1965 are filmed by Ray Smith.
[Opening of the Police Station at Littlehampton]
This amateur film records two special occasions for the former West Sussex police force during 1967. The new County Buildings are opened at Littlehampton replacing the old County Police Station. Also, the force is inspected by the Duke of Norfolk for the last time before the amalgamation with the other forces in Sussex.
[EXPO at Sussex]
|Date||20 July 1968||ID||4162|
An amateur film capturing some of the 1968 Sussex Expo at the Ardingly Show. The film, which includes intertitles, shows a range of vehicles being exhibited, a military exercise, a parade by Sussex Police as well as hot air balloons and parachutists in the sky above the showground.
[Holiday at Christchurch and Isle of Wight]
This holiday film includes a visit to the Warner's Woodside Bay holiday park outdoor pool. Scenes include a young girl being taught how to swim, a boy playing with a large ball in the water and the family sitting on the terrace. The second part shows scenes from a freshwater swimming competition (?) and a rescue training exercise by several policemen. The film closes with scenes of a family group aboard a fishing boat at sea, and the Burns family on the beach.
The Eastbourne Cine Group produce a rather sinister fiction film about a man who escapes a mental institution only to attack a young woman who resembles a doll he stole earlier.
Maytime For Blanco
A compilation of family film capturing several social events and domestic scenes in the Maidstone area of Kent. These include a Bingo (?) or board games event at a village hall, views of local cricket and bowls matches on a playing field; street scenes around Maidstone prison, and domestic scenes in a garden.
A do-gooder falls foul of a gang of smugglers in this period drama produced by the North Downs Cinematograph Society in the mid 1970s.
The Tea Scone Cops
A classic chase film, with creative intertitles produced by Woking Film Unit as it was then called in the 1970s. A man thinks up a plan to make some money but is caught stealing jewellery. The goods are recovered, earning an old man a handsome reward, while the thief gets away with his crime. The film is accompanied by piano and instrumental music throughout [The sound has been removed on the online clip for copyright purposes].
.. And Other Stories
An amateur fictional film produced by the Eastbourne Cine Group. A killer on the run from the police attempts to take a young woman hostage in a bid to escape. His plan is cut short when she gains the upper hand.
[Patcham House Special School: Party time etc.]
A compilation of amateur films made by the headmaster of Patcham House Special School. The film contains scenes of the children enjoying parties and class outings in the local area, a visit by mounted police to the school and an East Sussex Special Schools Sports Day at Withdean Stadium, Brighton.
Never Trust a Stranger
This amateur colour drama tells the story of a mother who is late to pick up her daughter from school. A stranger befriends the daughter but is revealed at the end to be a policeman. This film has dubbed sound effects throughout.
This amateur colour suspense film tells the story of an amateur film-maker working late at a colleagues house who is followed home by a stranger. This film has opening and closing titles with music.
Aye Aye Captain in a DJ Shop
This live action animated fantasy narrative tells the story of a robber and a policeman in a street. The Policeman is then beamed up into a spaceship where he meets a group of aliens. The Policeman fights the aliens with his sword to get away. The film ends with the Policeman having a party. This film has a voice-over narrative with sound effects. The title music is provided by Beat Express, a learning disabled music group also supported by Carousel.
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