Showing 31 to 45 of 84 results.
A band of marine cadets marches through Brighton, lead by a Drum Major, filmed by Mr. Harrison, a member of Brighton Cine Club.
[British Legion Fete Haywards Heath]
|Date||14 May 1951||ID||9945|
This film shows a British Legion Fete in Victoria Park. Scenes include music and parades from the Haywards Heath and District Scouts' Band, a miniature train [a Southern Engine?], Children's' sporting events, gymnastic displays by the Central Council of Physical Recreation; Buck Ryan handing out leaflets dressed in a cowboy outfit, and a display of rope skills.
A short film showing the Gowlland family with other family members on holiday at their cottage 'Windover' in Fairlight, Sussex. The children play games and musical instruments in the garden, the family group go for walks on the cliffs and down to the beach.
[Our Wedding in East Africa; Ghana; Louis Armstrong Concert]
This colour film shows and street scenes of urban and coastal life in Ghana, ending with a Jazz concert on a playing field by Louis Armstrong and the All Stars Band, during their tour of the Gold Coast in 1956.
[Tribal Dances; The Queen Mother Visits Africa; Family Holidays]
|Date||[ca. 1956-1966 ?]||ID||7125|
This colour film shows tribal dance performances, followed by H.M The Queen Mother meeting dignitaries in a town square, a dam under construction and the Zambezi River with Victoria Falls.
[Hospitals Fetes and Village Fairs]
|Date||[ca. 1957]; 15 July 1959; 30 April 1960||ID||8336|
This collection of colour films provide highlights of several Hospital fund-raising fairs and village fetes in Cuckfield and Haywards Heath, featuring village amusements, sports games and fairgrounds. Harry Secombe visits Haywards Heath Hospital to open a local market within the hospital grounds.
[RAF Parade in Preston Park]
This films shows a battalion of RAF officers, men and military bands parading along a busy street into Preston Park. The group stand adjacent to the former Police building for their inspections; later parading around the green. Three men break off to parade a Union flag, watched by a line of spectators. The final short scene shows the film-maker's cousin Paul and a woman sitting on a riverbank. The woman is reading whilst the man fishes.
The Way We Live
Ewan McColl and Peggy Seeger's music and songs accompany Julia James and Kurt Lewenhak's portrait of railway workers during the gradual usurption of railway steamers for diesel trains. Men working on the railways are seen building, repairing and driving the steam engines in and around Darlington.
[Darts Outing: Evening Entertainment]
This film shows highlights of a group entertainment evening with a Jazz band, dancing and buffet meal in a hall. The shots are very dark and shaky.
Farnham Walkabout or Farnham Layabouts
A humorous dramatised tour of the sights and hotspots of Farnham in Surrey. The film enacts comedy scenes at Farnham's castle, St. Andrew's church, the town centre and river bank, the bowling green, and the Marlborough Head pub. A muffled comedy commentary accompanies the film.
[Fair; Chessington Zoo]
At a Worthing fair, cattle are paraded, followed by a procession of floats and a marching band (possibly for a Rotary Club event ?). The film-maker's family feed and pet a hedgehog in their garden. Shots of various animals in their enclosures at Chessington Zoo follow. The film ends with footage of the film-maker's youngest daughter playing in front of their house with her mother and another young woman in a red dress.
This film shows the family celebrating Christmas at home with the children handing out the presents from under the tree, singing songs, and sitting down for a large Christmas dinner at the table including Father Christmas Gingerbread men. The children watch the snow falling sat at the window, and play musical instruments in the living room.
[Haywards Heath Church Service Parade]
This film shows a company of Guides and Brownies sat in a circle on Muster Green, listening to a Guide leader, followed by a group singing session. Various parades on Lindfield High Street include the 5th Crawley St Peter's Company and other Guides groups, plus Scouts from Haywards Heath, and Horsted Keynes. A marching band leads a Guide group down a street [Burgess Hill?], followed by various parades and inspections.
[Compilation: 1: Historic Railways; 2: Advert; 3: The Sound of Music]
|Date||1962 - 1963||ID||4014|
A well produced amateur film in 3 parts. The film begins with a study of local small railways. There is a short advert and then a tribute to Rodgers and Hammerstein productions, focusing on the Sound of Music.
A film with a retrospective commentary about the Sussex Crusade in 1962. Organised by the Sussex Crusade Fellowship, this Christian evangelistic event held ten meetings across the county which culminated in a series of crusade meetings at Brighton Palladium led by evangelist Eric Hutchings.
Showing 31 to 45 of 84 results.