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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.
Princess Alice Memorial Hospital
This professional film with intertitles tours The Princess Alice Memorial Hospital in Eastbourne. It was made to demonstrate how donations were being utilized by the hospital and to encourage further giving.
[Home Guard and miscellaneous family items]
This home movie features a family connected with the West Sussex Home Guard. Apart from some brief shots at the beginning of the film, it is shot entirely in a garden belonging to the family. The adults, some of whom are dressed in military uniform, are seen fooling around and playing with the children.
[At Treetops; Family; Home and Garden]
Domestic garden scenes filmed in Dufaycolor in 1938.
A behind-the-scenes look at cinema projection, produced in the late 1930s, during which a projectionist demonstrates the art of 'making up the program'.
[Wedding of Joan and Robert]
|Date||6 August 1938||ID||4462|
In this film by an unknown amateur film-maker made in 1938, Blackheath Film News receive an invitation to a wedding and set about preparing to film the event. Scenes filmed outside the church and while the bridesmaids and bride prepare to leave for the church are included.
Family members laugh and joke for the camera in this short 1939 home movie, filmed in the living room of a Surrey house.
[Cuckfield Fire Brigade]
|Date||[ca. 1939 - 1945]||ID||3115|
An amateur film showing Cuckfield Fire Brigade giving several public demonstrations in Victoria Park, Haywards Heath, children tobogganing in the snow, a nighttime fire at a large house (Cuckfield House ?) with daytime scenes of the damage.
Fellowship of St. Nicholas Homes for Children, Christ Church, St. Leonards-on-Sea
This film depicts many of the activities being undertaken by The Fellowship of St. Nicholas, a local charity founded to counteract, "the effects of poverty, disadvantage, neglect and abuse suffered by children and young people." It is highly probable that the film was used as an awareness-raising, and hence a fundraising, tool.
[Family at Southwick: Girl Exercising; Family Portraits]
Home movie footage taken by the father of an unknown family, living in Southwick, in the late 1940s. A girl performs amateur gymnastics and dances for the camera and rides on the back of a motorcycle.
[Procedures in the Event of an Enemy Attack]
A film depicting the defence procedures of the West Sussex Home Guard. The narrative is centred around the fictional town of Onebridge and uses commentary to introduce the staged scenes.
|Date||20 April 1940||ID||582|
A short home movie featuring scenes from the wedding of Evelyn and Robert Morris. The film appears to be shot by family members who are seen in the opening section of the film. The bride is seen arriving at the church, and later leaving with the groom after the ceremony. They pose with family members for photos before leaving in the wedding car.
[Our Family Gang]
A compilation of amateur material capturing scenes of family life. The film features a member of the Surrey Fire Brigade and his family, as well as other local events with possible connections to the Surrey Fire Brigade.
Sir Stafford and Lady Cripps visit aircraft factory during the Anti-Scrap Campaign
This professionally made film features the visit of Lord Stafford and Lady Cripps to an aircraft factory during the anti-scrap campaign. Whilst there they speak with workers and trainees and look around the Aircraft Service Shop. The film was possibly made to help encourage the public to recycle waste scrap metal and so that they could see how it was being used as part of the war effort.
Film of a surgical operation, in close-up using both colour and black and white film.
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