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[Army Camp Scenes; Men on Parade; Marching]
This film shows the Queen's Royal (West) Surrey Regiment on and off duty at a campsite.
[Tank Demonstration; Camp Scenes; Parade]
This collection of short black and white films show the Queen's Royal (West) Surrey Regiment watching an armoured car/tank gun demonstration by a fleet of vehicles in open countryside(?). The Queen's Royal (West) Surrey Regiment military band parade in a field, playing instruments whilst the bandmaster conducts them.
|Date||[ca. mid - late 1930s]||ID||13492|
An amateur film of events in Weybridge for 'Shopping Week'.
[The Wistrand Family in Japan: Children Indoors]
|Date||[1936 - 1938?]||ID||2832|
Home movie footage showing a Swedish diplomat's family in their Japanese home. The film-maker's youngest daughter is filmed eating a meal in her highchair, whilst his wife and eldest daughter are filmed playing the piano.
[First Pictures in Colour]
This film is a compilation of various scenes of flowers and gardens, the seaside, children at play, a school summer fete and 'still life' compositions, intended to showcase the film-maker's first experiments in colour film.
[Scout Camp Performances]
This film shows a series of variety style indoor performances by several groups of Scouts and Scouting leaders including mixed division choirs, several variety theatrical performances, hand bell ringers, a pantomime and a group of men/ Scout leaders dressed in ballet dancing outfits dancing a Greek narrative dance and a Can-Can style dance. The film closes with scenes from a comedy based sketch performance. Some shots are dark.
[Wartime at Home]
|Date||[ca. 1940 - 1943]||ID||749|
A compilation of seemingly staged footage, filming people visiting a family home during the Second World War. Two young children playing in the pond, and a young soldier courting his sweetheart, are amongst those visiting the house's garden.
A short film of Margaret Newman having her piano lesson, aged 11.
The Last Chord: The Life Story of a Merchant Seaman
A fictionalised account of the life of a young merchant seaman, which includes footage of his wedding. The crew of the RNLI lifeboat 'Charles Cooper Henderson' rescue him after he is shipwrecked, causing great relief to his wife and child. The poetic images were originally edited to a classical score; a similar score has been reinstated for the online version.
[Wisborough Green; Trip to London; Wedding; Fair; Snow]
|Date||January 1946 - January 1947||ID||1674|
Film of the Gowlland family, featuring the children at home and on outings to Wisborough Green, London, a farm and a fun fair. They attend a wedding, and at home, the children have a fireworks display, play the piano and celebrate Christmas.
[Albert Hall; Show and Dances]
This black and white film opens with views of the interior of the Royal Albert Hall, London where a large group of Scouts sing and perform in the round (possibly a London Gang Show or 'Boy Scout' Pagent by Ralph Reader ?).
This professional film was produced as an educational record of Canterbury Cathedral. It has a commentary which supplies historical facts about the images captured on film.
[Great Walstead School; Harvest Festival; Veterans Party; Sunday School Outing; School Sports Day]
|Date||1949; 1950; 1953; 10 June 1954; 12 June 1954; 24 July 1954; 14 August 1954||ID||9153|
This edited film shows various seasonal events including: a first day at school; Harvest Festival; The Three Bridges Free Church Veterans' Christmas Party; a family Christmas celebration; a military parade with marching band from St Lawrence College Combined Cadet Force; a Sunday School outing to Littlehampton (Butlin's Littlehampton in background) and a Great Walstead School Sports day.
[Campsite Singing Performance]
This short black and white film shows a Scout choir, singing at a campsite in Findon, in front of an audience and views of a Scout camp fire at night.
[Shippam’s Rock and Roll]
A Short animated cinema advertisement for Shippam's fish and meat pastes, with a rock and roll theme. A chicken with a guitar sings a rock and roll style song about Shippam's pastes.
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