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[Mercury's at Dennis Factory]
A convoy of Dennis Mercury vehicles are driven out of the company's Guildford factory. Inside the factory an electrical checklist is done on one of the Mercurys, whereby its lights and windscreen wipers are all tested. Meanwhile a fire engine destined for Hong Kong joins other fire engines in a convoy leaving the factory.
[Surrey County Council Fire Brigade Training Centre and Garden Party]
This amateur film records a garden party held by Surrey County Council at Wotton Fire Service College. Guests are entertained by folk dancing, and are privy to a fire fighting display.
[Sheffield Park Gardens; Brighton Carnival]
|Date||[ca. 1965]; 1969||ID||3781|
This amateur film opens with shots of a visit to Sheffield Park Gardens near Haywards Heath; two women are seen wandering around the gardens and admiring the plants. The second part of the film features the Brighton Carnival and a procession of floats as it passes along Grand Avenue in Hove.
[Ice Rink Brighton; Last Ice Hockey Match]
|Date||23 May 1965||ID||557|
The Brighton Tigers last professional ice hockey match, played at S.S. Brighton against Paisley Mohawks. The film captures parts of the match, the spectators, the presentation and celebrations at the end of the match.
[Official opening of Torfield School]
|Date||2 June 1965||ID||437|
The Mayor of Hastings officiates at the opening of Torfield School, Hastings. Speeches are given to an assembled crowd before the school doors are officially unlocked and a plaque is unveiled inside to commemorate the opening.
A Brighton family play with their new toys at home and walk through town over Christmas, 1965.
Hove Town Hall Demolition
The remains of the 1882 Hove Town Hall the morning after a fire destroyed much of the building. Fireman dampen down the interior of the building which is still smouldering. Scaffolding is erected to begin the demolition. The destroyed Great Hall is filmed and workman use a crane to hoist the bells from the clock tower onto the back of a waiting lorry.
Butlin’s Christmas Entertainment
A short amateur film capturing scenes from Butlin's at Bognor Regis during the winter. A range of activities are featured, including fairground rides, roller skating, swimming and table tennis. The film appears to feature a family with two teenage boys who are seen in a number of the scenes.
[News Items: Dennis Vehicles]
|Date||[1966?]; 1967; 1968||ID||1619|
Four newsreel extracts filmed by Pathe and Movietone, from the late 1960s, showing new products from Dennis Bros. Ltd. The films include footage of the 24th International Commercial Motor Show at Earl's Court.
The weddings of Spencer & Susan and David & Kay
A short home movie featuring scenes from two weddings. The first part of the film features black and white footage of Spencer and Susan on their wedding day, including Susan leaving a house in New York Street, Brighton. The second part of the film includes colour footage of David and Kay on their wedding day at St. Peter's Church, Blatchington.
Family scenes at Black Rock and East Brighton, where the children play on the beach, taken in around 1966. Panoramic footage from Kemptown promenade across the beach towards the Palace Pier is included.
Telscoombe Cliff School Summer Fair
|Date||8 July 1967||ID||325|
Children and adults enjoy the Telscoombe Cliffs school summer fair. The children and adults are seen before the fair opens setting up the stalls. Children compete in a fancy dress parade, and play various games whilst the men take part in a football match with one team dressed in women's clothing.
Dennis on Display
"Dennis Fire Engines are put through their paces after being handed over to the Johannesburg Fire Department." This film contains images of four new F Type Fire Engines at the depot of the Johannesburg Fire Department where they are inspected before firemen give a hose demonstration. The fire engines are also filmed driving in convoy outside the city.
[At the Seaside]
Amateur film about the services provided by the State including education, health and leisure. The film shows scenes of Brighton and Hove town and seafront, accompanied by a commentary.
[Adult Education Classes]
Various activities being undertaken at adult education classes at Sellaby House Education Centre, Portslade. Classes shown include sculpture, flower arranging, and pottery.
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