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A film showing various aspects of Brighton in the early 1980s contrasted with postcard images of the town from an earlier age. The film is silent though may have been intended to be shown with a live commentary.
[Patcham House Special School: Small Aircraft Flight etc.]
|Date||1980 - 1981||ID||95|
A compilation of amateur films filmed by the headmaster of Patcham House Special School. Children and staff enjoy outings and parties in the local area and take part in the regional and national 'Spastics Games'. The school also receives a visit from Forfars bakery who exhibit a special cake at the school.
[Victorian Story at Dover Docks]
A film beginning with a man dressed as a Victorian doctor (?). It then cuts to footage of the operations at Dover Docks, including the hovercraft.
This amateur colour film created by the Haywards Heath Cine & Video Society features a spoken nostalgic comparison of London's busy roads and a still River Thames. The film profiles the Millbank to Lambeth stretch of the River Thames with traffic and local landmarks edited over music.
Would You Like To Take A Walk?
This titled film compilation shows a series of visits to friends and family (Paul and Will Ingwersen ?) followed by a compilation of walks and outings. These include a walk along a canal, a visit to Matfield Village for the village fair with a dog show and Knobbly Knees contest; and a tour of the Kent countryside (North Downs) to visit the the Neolithic tombs of Kit's Coty House and Little Kit's Coty House. The final scenes shows bedding plants in a garden (out of focus).
The Rally of the Giants
This colour film with voice-over narrative and music soundtrack shows highlights of the Southern Counties Heavy Horse Association and Livestock show, near Goodwood in West Sussex. The film provides an overview of the historical use of the horses in UK farming and agriculture, describing the differences between rare breeds and their uses. The film has opening and closing titles and music.
[Snow Scenes; Etc.]
Tobogganing, dressing up and vintage commercial vehicle run scenes, filmed by Neville and Michael Gillilngs at home in Patcham in the 1980s.
[Hilary and Keith's Wedding]
This family film shows hHillary and Keith's wedding at at church in Wokingham, with portrait shots of the bride, groom and bridesmaids in floral dresses and skull caps. The second film shows brief garden scenes from the family home in Sunbury, where a man undertakes construction work and a woman watches from a ground floor window.
Ardingly Historic Vehicles Spectacular
This colour film shows the Ardingly Historic Transport Spectacular show in 1981 at Ardingly showground. Highlights include mixed views of the main arena with steam traction engines on show; views of several fairground rides and amusement stalls; and a working model fairground made from Meccano. Additional mixed views of smaller standing or stationary engines and a convoy of miniature traction engines complete the film.
Man in May
This colour film provides a traditionally British postcard-home style narrative to the Isle of Man TT Races in Douglas, with views of various island attractions, motor vehicles as well as the main races. The film has instrumental commercial music throughout [commercial music has been removed for online use]
[Bicycle Stunts; Children's Film Unit: Top of the Wallies?; Veteran Car Run]
Neville Gillings and the Children's Film Unit perform on 'Top of the Wallies' in a Patcham garden. Michael Gillings, the camera's owner, records the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run as it passes through Patcham in 1984.
Stelling Minnis Petrol Station
|Date||[ca. mid - late 1980s]||ID||11860|
A short film of a local family run petrol station, and other views in Stelling Minnis, Kent.
Amberley Chalk Pits Museum and Steam Rally at Ardingly
|Date||June & July 1985||ID||12871|
A visit to Amberly Chalk Pits Museum on 2 June 1986 followed by a visit to a steam rally at Ardingly on 6 July 1985. (The online version of this film has been presented mute for copyright purposes).
This amateur colour comedy film with animated title, tells the story of a woman whose car has broken down on the side of the road, where several passers-by stop to assist and chaos ensues. The film has opening and closing titles with dubbed sound and sound effects throughout. This film was submitted by the society for the Albany film competition in 1986.
[Old Crocks' Race]
Michael Gillings films the Veteran Car Run to Brighton as participants pass by the Black Lion Pub in Patcham in their open top 'Old Crocks' in 1987. Most wear warm clothes and waterproof coats, waving from their motorcars, while driving alongside modern vehicles.
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