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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.
A compilation of scenes filmed at the beach at Selsey featuring boys in Kayaks, the launch of a lifeboat at Selsey. Other scenes of activity at the beach include young men in small motor boats, a sailing boat and a Kayak, people outside a beach house and women looking at a sundial in a garden.
[Glimpses of Pre-war Worthing and Everyday Folk]
|Date||1938 - 1939||ID||3377|
This silent amateur film captures numerous street scenes in Worthing, in particular those which took place during the harsh winter of 1938. It also records 'Sparks and Son Builders and Contractors' working on various local buildings.
[Motor Club Events]
Members of the 'Ashford Kent Motor Club' are filmed at various events during 1938 and 1939. Amongst these are a motorcycle hill-climb at Brook, a speedway competition on a rural track, and The Dunlop Trophy Trial which takes place in the Kent countryside. There is also footage of a black-tie dinner and a filmed reconstruction in which a father responds to the birth of his baby son.
Watery Trail: River Medway
This well-made amateur film with intertitles chronicles the River Medway, tracing it from its source at Turners Hill to its mouth at Sheerness, capturing the places and industries which line its banks.
Round The Town
An amateur film with intertitles which tours Folkestone in the immediate pre-Second World War era. The film was made by members of the Martin Walter Ltd Garage which features heavily.
[Cawley Road Scenes; Garden]
Film of a royal visit by HM Elizabeth, Queen Consort of the United Kingdom, followed by various family scenes and portraits taken at the family home and garden, filmed by Ernest Shippam in the late 1930s.
More Bracklesham Doings 1938
This amateur film compilation features several short colour and black and white edited films with intertitles. Several of the films are humorous with a slapstick style fictitious narrative, whilst others show family activities including a visit to a fairground, a day out on a boating lake and a family picnic in Cowdray Park.
[Plane Flying; Reunion]
|Date||28 May 1938||ID||8976|
This film shows several officers meeting each other on a RAF base (Tangmere?) dressed in flight suits and uniforms. The officers are then seen messing about on an airfield and climbing on the wing of a Gloster Gladiator. The officers may be from RAF 1 and/or 43 Squadron based at Tangmere Airfield (?). The film is very dark in parts.
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.
Lab [Beach; Lancing College; Countryside]
|Date||[ca. 1938 - 1940]||ID||9798|
This edited colour and black and white film shows the Corder family on an outing to a beach; Visiting Lancing College and having a family picnic in the countryside. Several military aircraft are spotted by the film-maker flying overhead whilst the children splash about in the sea.
Organised Depot Routine
|Date||[1939 - 1946?]||ID||906|
A comprehensive day-in-the-life record of the ARP (Air Raid Precautions) Depot in Fulham. This professional film with intertitles was made by the Ministry of Home Security as a training tool.
[Children in the Garden; Holiday Pictures; On the Beach at Bognor; Women’s Outing]
|Date||[ca. 1940 - 1941]||ID||238|
Dorothy and Janet, the film-maker's nieces, are filmed riding their bicycles in a garden. A holiday to Cornwall is followed by images of children riding ponies along the beach at Bognor Regis. The film ends with images of women from Rutland Hall in Hove on a bus daytrip.
[Sargent Bus & Coach Services]
|Date||1939 - 1977||ID||4426|
Documenting the East Grinstead-based bus and coach company, the film covers trips from the early days of the company in the 1930s through to later ventures at the company’s car showroom in the 1970s.
[Land Clearance on the Farm]
This short colour film shows a man driving a caterpillar tractor pulling down trees to clear a field in preparation for it to be farmed. The men use dry straw as kindling to start fires under the felled trees.
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