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Look, Love and Preserve
By highlighting the genteel character of Sevenoaks and its rich heritage of buildings, this portrait of the Kent market town encourages an understanding of how the past has shaped the current town and promotes the need for conservation.
Birling, My Parish
A portrait of the village of Birling and the surrounding countryside, its church, village store, forge and village fair, narrated by the parish rector.
Brighton and Other Places of Interest
This well-made amateur film extols the sights and activities that Brighton had to offer visitors during the late 1960s. The film, which includes a commentary and music, captures scenes from Brighton, its seafront, parks and gardens.
Pagham Pram Race
Scenes filmed at the 1966 Pagham Pram Race, an annual fancy dress event, filmed by Ray Smith.
Traditional trades of Surrey are presented in this walk around a country village, produced by the North Downs Cinematograph Society in the mid 1960s.
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.
Under the guise of a couple looking for a house in the Sussex countryside, the film shows the villages of Lindfield, Ditchling, Cuckfield, Fletchling, Horsted Keynes, Hurstpierpoint, Ardingly and Balcombe. The narrator talks about the history of each village .
Oatlands Palace Dig
This amateur film records archaeological excavations on the site of the former Oatlands Palace in Surrey. The excavations, which were conducted by the Weybridge Museum, resulted in large trenches being dug on the site, exposing the remains of the palace. The remains of the palace can be seen as well as people digging, sorting finds and drawing diagrams.
Trains at Work
This film from Beryl Armstrong features steam trains at an open day on the Sittingbourne & Kemsley Railway. People are shown at work on the trains, cleaning and restoring. Visitors take photographs of the locomotives and various trains in motion.
|Date||[ca. 1970s]; [ca. 1980s]||ID||5915|
This partially completed colour compilation film, with voice over and music soundtrack, explores the buildings and grounds of the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum, West Sussex.
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.
South Coast Resorts: Maidstone & District Version
A promotional film made during the early 1970s to promote coach holidays to south coast resorts. Numerous resorts and sights of interest are featured, alongside a commentary which commends coach travel as the best way to experience the south coast of England.
Demolition in Folkestone
|Date||1972 - 1987||ID||770|
An amateur film with a musical soundtrack which shows scenes of the redevelopment of Folkestone during the 1970s and 1980s. The opening title states, "We apologize for the below-average quality of some of the scenes in this film. They have been included because of their unrepeatable nature."
[Reigate & Redhill Scenes]
Views of Reigate and Redhill, including static and panning shots, produced by the North Downs Cinematograph Society in 1972.
Godalming โ400โ Celebrations
|Date||22 June 1974||ID||1297|
An amateur film-maker captures the carnival procession and fete which mark the 400th anniversary of Godalming becoming a Borough. The film has an accompanying brass band music track throughtout [removed from online version]
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