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[Festival of Britain at Whitstable and Other Year Events]
A diary of festivities and events celebrating the Festival of Britain in Whitstable. Each event is introduced with intertitles or newspaper headlines.
[Prizes; Golden Wedding Anniversary]
|Date||1951 - 1952||ID||9158|
This short, edited film shows children at a prize-giving ceremony in the Church Hall [Montefiore Hall ?], followed by scenes of a large group gathered outside the Bungalow Cafe [Littlehampton?], and a close-up of a newspaper clipping detailing a golden wedding anniversary.
[Southern Railway Orphanage - Life at the Home]
This is a colourful portrait of the children of the Southern Railway Servants' Orphanage at Woking enjoying various leisure pursuits. The amateur film uses extracts from a child's letter as intertitles, providing a narrative for the images.
This silent amateur black and white drama, tells the story of a family man, who is followed home from a local public house by a burglar, who breaks into the family's home whilst they are watching television. The film has opening and closing titles with credits.
Garden; Archers; Balcombe Road]
A film showing a group of Guiding leaders in a garden [out of focus], followed by a group of Brownies and Guides being presented with awards by a member of the cast from the BBC Radio programme 'The Archers', closing with portrait shots and a parade [out of focus due to a storm]. The final film shows a group of Scouts doing exercises and gymnastics in a garden, followed by afternoon tea and jousting style games using a wheelbarrow.
[Coronation Celebrations in Burgess Hill]
|Date||31 May 1953 - 06 June 1953||ID||3000|
This film records the events taking place in Burgess Hill to commemorate the Queen’s Coronation in 1953.
[Family Scenes: Kay, Alexis and Father]
The film-maker's wife and young daughter are seen walking through The Pantiles in Tunbridge Wells with three elderly women. An elderly couple are seen leaving a house followed by a close-up of The Pantiles Royal Victoria Crest. The same couple walk along with the family, before the group pause to pose for portraits on a bench.
[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.
East Northdown House in Margate
|Date||[ca. late 1950s]||ID||8281|
This colour film opens in the family garden at Northdown House, Mr and Mrs Steed (Senior) pose for photographs. Mrs Steed is in a wheelchair. The next shot shows the family gathered outside the house with several children playing amongst the flowers and roses.
[Weddings; Three Bridges Sisterhood London Outing]
|Date||16 June 1956; 15 June 1957; 1957||ID||9161|
This edited film features members of the Three Bridges Sisterhood sitting inside Three Bridges Free Church and on an outing to London. A large group of children is then seen gathered at a swimming pool (?) followed by scenes of three separate weddings with exterior shots of Crabbet Park House and several churches, including Crawley United Reformed Church, Southgate Hall (both under construction), and St John The Baptist Church, Crawley.
Dockleaves and Nannygoats
|Date||1964; [1958 ?]||ID||5807|
This film mixes various street scenes, taken in and around the Maidstone area, with domestic scenes of gardens and interiors along with local shop fronts. The film includes people speaking or interacting with the film-maker. A brief view of the front of the Maidstone CND branch (?) is seen as an older lady exits the front door. The film ends with a series of black and white home made fake newspaper 'adverts'.
[Vacation Leave: Mylor]
|Date||1958; 8 May 1958||ID||7731|
This film shows a family holiday to Corrnwall, visiting several coastal towns and villages, including Mylor Bridge, Helston for the Helston Furry festival and Falmouth Harbour with Pendennis Castle.
[In Every Season: Spring; Babies; Sunday School Seaside Outing Bexhill; Whipsnade Zoo; Weddings; Senior Outing; Winter]
|Date||1958 - 1962; 8 September 1962||ID||9164|
This extended intertitled film shows: outings to several public gardens and woodlands; several group portraits of families with babies; a Primary School outing; a trip to the rural valley of Dovedale and Ilam; a visit to Chatsworth House; Sunday School outings to Littlehampton and Bexhill-on-Sea; a compilation of wedding groups outside churches; and a set of Senior group outings to Littlehampton, Amberley, and Arundel. The final sequence includes a firework and Bonfire party in Crawley.
[Grandparents in Hill Barn Garden]
|Date||4 May 1958||ID||9749|
This colour family film shows the gardens and grounds at the family home, Hill Barn in Sanderstead and of Gilbert Tomes' parents sitting together in the garden. Barbara and Richard walk in the garden with their grandparents and Sprinter the poodle. The gardens and trees are in full bloom, as the family tour the garden. The film has music throughout and recorded voices which are out of sync.
Picnics: Patcham Nov. 1959; Seaford Feb. 1960
|Date||November 1959; February 1960||ID||300|
Two films showing friends having picnics in winter on the beach. In the first item, entitled 'Picnics: Patcham Nov. 1959', two couples travel by car and set up a blanket and chairs on a pebble beach. In the second item, entitled 'Seaford Feb. 1960' the group in heavy coats on a cold day have a picnic with hot soup from a flask.
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