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[East Grinstead Local Scenes; Remembrance Day]
The first part is a short news item from the early 1910s showing general street scenes in East Grinstead, a parade and the East Grinstead Urban District Council Fire Brigade Sports. The second part, from 1922, shows the train station and the arrival of the North Somerset Yeomanry in the town with a parade of local regiments.
[Christmas Shopping]; Surrey Women War Workers; The Path of Duty was the Path of Glory
|Date||1922; 1917; 1914||ID||1291|
A compilation of three separate films made in or near Godalming, Surrey during the early twentieth century. The first shows shoppers on the busy High Street in Godalming, the second shows women from the newly established Women's Land Army in 1917 demonstrating ploughing skills, and the third shows a memorial commemorating RMS Titanic’s Chief Radio Telegraphist.
[Home at Shanghai [?]; Trip to Hong Kong; Armistice Day]
This film opens with the Simpsons filming each other outside a house and the couple aboard a boat, playing games on deck. The next film shows highlights of an Armistice Day memorial event in Central Hong Kong. At the Cenotaph officers and men lay wreaths, surrounded by armed forces veterans and spectators.
|Date||20 July 1927||ID||444|
The first part of the film shows the mayor and other dignitaries laying wreaths at the town’s war memorial, followed by a parade through the streets. The second part of the film shows scenes from a pageant dramatising historical events associated with Bexhill. Intertitles introduce each scene.
[Crowd; Cologne; Wreaths; SS Top; Football Match; Parade]
This film opens showing a crowd gathered outside Essen Hauptbahnhof station watching military vehicles pass by. Various shots of churches and buildings follow. The next section shows a gathering of officers and guests greeting Hermann Göring, followed by film of Adolf Hitler passing Cologne cathedral in his motorcade. [First section not included in online clip]
[Street Scenes in Shanghai]
Views of street scenes in Shanghai and surrounding countryside include street performers, acrobats and men at work amongst scaffolding. A dragon dance passes through the streets and various people are filmed in parks and gardens. This is followed by a river cruise and scenes of water transport.
[Scouting Voyage on the SS Calgaric]
|Date||12 -29 August 1933||ID||9332|
This film shows a voyage by Lord and Lady Baden-Powell visiting troops and companies of Scouts and Guides as they cruise the Baltic on the SS Calgaric for an ‘Argosy of Peace’. The film includes scenic views of the nations visited, with welcome parades and greetings by dignitaries, national costumes and uniforms, speeches, processions, dances, games and meals.
[Compilation of Kent Official Events: Football Stadium; Opening of Motorway; Military inspection; Memorial Service [?] Church Construction work]
|Date||[1935?] [1962?] [1963?] [1960?]||ID||841|
Filmed between the 1930s and 1960s, these compiled scenes document a children's parade in a football stadium, the opening of the M2 motorway, a military inspection, and HRH The Queen attending a memorial event.
[Broadstairs & St. Peter's Items]
|Date||1936 - 1937||ID||1023|
A compilation of items filmed by Enid Briggs in Broadstairs in the late 1930s. The selection includes variety performances staged on Broadstairs sands, rough seas and storm damage, a flower show, a display by the Red Cross and the 'Broadstairs Dickens Festival'.
[Dog at Play; Royal Funeral Procession]
|Date||[ca. 1936]; 28 January 1936||ID||5407|
This film shows a pet dog running around a domestic garden [not included in online clip]. This is followed by highlights of the state funeral procession for HM King George V.
Broadway, One of England’s Prettiest Villages [England in Coronation Year; Country Gardens]
This family film shows a family visit to the village of Broadway in Worcestershire in the Cotswolds, as well trips to the towns of Leamington Spa and East Grinstead. The family explore several large homes, gardens and rural spaces as they explore the countryside. [Note: there is a pink/magenta cast to this film]
This edited colour pre-Second World War film shows London's preparation for war during the Munich Crisis in 1938. Shelters, trenches and ready-stations are being constructed and installed in Central London parks. This is contrasted with scenes of everyday London life.
[Air Training Corps; Empire Day; Cricket; Memorial Days]
|Date||1941 to 1943||ID||10940|
Banstead Air Training Corps, Civil Defence Groups, the British Legion, volunteers and youth groups are seen parading and attending memorial services in Banstead. Mostly in black and white film with some colour footage.
|Date||[1942 - 1955?]; 1987||ID||3415|
A portrait of the village of Lindfield spanning several decades, focusing on the architecture, gardens and villagers. Scenes around the village in the 1940s and 1950s are interspersed with views of the village in the 1980s.
[Navy in Egypt]
This film features a series of of street scenes in Egypt that includes a visit to the Italian monument to Khedive Ismail in Alexandria (now memorial to the unknown soldier). This is followed by wide shots showing a series of naval ships at sea and on the Suez Canal. The final part of the film shows mixed views of the Suez Canal that includes the 1914-1918 War Memorial on West Bank, near Ismailia.
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