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[Naval Review and Cowes: The Late King at Portsmouth on his Way to the Naval Review]
A film documenting the King's visit to a Naval Review at Portsmouth, with street scenes outside the Majestic Picture House Cinema. The second film shows scenes of the Jubilee Regatta at Cowes, with mixed class sailing yachts and naval vessels.
Beside the Seaside
Margaret Grierson's film, with commentary written by W.H.Auden, presents a day out for Londoners at their south coast destinations. Leaving London during a heat wave, they make their way to Brighton, Broadstairs, Ovingdean and Eastbourne to swim, dance, chatter and enjoy the Palace Pier's amusements.
[King George V Silver Jubilee]
This amateur, intertitled, film shows scenes from a tour, for the Silver Jubilee celebrations, in honour of King George V in 1935 between London and Harrow (?), following the completion of the church service in St Paul's Cathedral.
|Date||1935 - 1938||ID||10040|
This mixed colour and black and white film shows the family together at their home in Cross in Hand, including several scenes in Dufaycolor. The film includes the children playing in the garden with various toys, scenes of pets, a picnic, a flying boat, and scenes from several holidays and outings to Bodiam castle and the West Country that includes Stonehenge, St Michael's Mount, Tintagel and Clovelly village, Devon.
|Date||[ca. mid - late 1930s]||ID||13492|
An amateur film of events in Weybridge for 'Shopping Week'.
[Family at Middleton; Holiday; Wedding; Austin Reed Store on Regent Street]
This edited compilation of black and white and colour films, captures the family in the late 1930s. The family play together in a garden, visit Middleton race course, go on a seaside holiday and attend a post-wedding gathering. The film ends with scenes (magenta cast/damage) from a Royal parade outside the Austin Reed store on Regent Street.
[Military Sporting Events and Activities]
This set of black and white films features various sporting events attended by Nazi officers. Horse racing and show jumping events are seen, followed by a race at the Nurburgring and a group boarding a train decorated with flags and a Kraft Durch Freude (Strength Through Joy) banner. The final film is of a group of Hitler Youth flight cadets at their barracks.
Fire in Their Eyes
|Date||[ca. 1937]; 1968; [ca. 1978]||ID||3106|
Archive footage of the Haywards Heath Fire Brigade just prior to the Second World War is followed by images of vintage fire engines and of fire service demonstrations at Expo Sussex '68; an Open Day at Haywards Heath Fire Station in the 1970s; local fires; and the International Fire Training Centre in Gloucestershire.
|Date||[ca. 1937]; 1939||ID||2573|
A compilation of films made by amateur cameraman Sid Horton showing the work of the fire brigade in Surrey and Sussex. Sid Horton went on to become one of the founding members of Haywards Heath & District Amateur Cine Society.
[Spithead Naval Review; Air Display at Hendon]
|Date||20 May - 26 June 1937||ID||1422|
Battleships and cruisers at the Coronation Fleet Review of 1937, during which the HMS Victoria & Albert III is seen, open the film, shot by H A Voss, an amateur film-maker. Biplane and Bristol Blenheim fighter planes take part in the air display at Hendon, staged and filmed in the same year.
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]
Ashford Hospital Appeal
A film by amateur film-maker Dr. Victor Don, advocating the important and costly work carried out by ambulance attendants, doctors, chemists, anesthetists and nurses at Ashford Hospital in Kent during 1937. A short narrative sequence opens the film, during which a man is taken to hospital after being hit by a car.
[Horses; Mechanised Farming]
These short colour scenes feature the Arrowsmith family loading their horses into a horse box, men working on the farm, felling trees and working the land using a Fowler Gyrotiller crawler tractor to prepare the land. The final scene is of several men manually harvesting sugarbeet or turnips and loading the produce on to horse drawn carts.
[King George VI Coronation Celebrations at Rottingdean]
|Date||12 May 1937; 20 May 1937||ID||8594|
This film by amateur film-maker Francis Williams records celebrations marking the coronation of King George VI. The first section contains street scenes of Rottingdean during Coronation week. The second section shows some of the ships that took part in the Coronation Naval Fleet Review at Portsmouth. These include the German battleship 'Graf Spee' and the Royal Yacht 'HMY Victoria and Albert III'.
Julia and Park
This tinted colour and black and white film shows everyday life for the Corder family, opening with the children playing in the garden, on a day out to a park and on a family picnic in the countryside.
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