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[Father Christmas; Crematorium; Party Food; Grandparents; Public Gardens; To School]
|Date||December 1959; January 1960||ID||5337|
This film shows various family scenes that includes a visit from Father Christmas in the family car and a funeral at Downs Crematorium (?) with wreathes and flowers laid on the grass outside. The second film shows a birthday tea party with a 'Golly-Wog' style cake, a young boy making a kite in the garden, a family visit to the Victoria Gardens in Brighton, and portraits of the children in their Brighton College Prep School (?) uniform.
No Man is an Island [World Refugee Year]
The lives of refugees in unofficial DP camps and TB sanitariums before and after charitable donations and social work, produced in World Refugee Year (1959-1960).
Universal Uncle no. 6 [Refugee Camps] [History of Writing?]
|Date||[1959 - 1960?]||ID||7059|
A reporter from Southern Television follows Peter Woodeye on a trip through refugee camps in Germany from Jersey to Lyubech. Included is footage of refugees and their housing, existing and under construction, in World Refugee Year (1959-1960).
A View of the Wells
A film made by the Regency Film Unit of Tunbridge Wells, following people and scenes around Tunbridge Wells in the early 1960s. Many of the scenes make visual connections to form a loose narrative.
[Carnival; Old People’s Outing]
Les and Joy Parfitt film a carnival parade in Brighton, for which their daughter Angela is dressed as a mermaid, followed by scenes of a group outing to West Hoathly manor house and church near East Grinstead, in the 1960s.
Today and Tomorrow: Some Problems of Modern Society
Produced by H. K. Lewenhak in the West Midlands for ATV Midlands, the film follows a group of young volunteers at a committee meeting, reporting on the work they do in the community. Narration reflects on what the volunteers can learn from working with elderly and disabled members of the community.
[Family Album II: Children; Visits to Friends; Christmas; Sick Room; Spring; Parade; Paddling]
|Date||1960 - 1961||ID||8009|
Scenes of Lambert family visits, Christmas celebrations and everyday life in the early 1960s.
[Ridley’s Corner; Youth Band; Girl Guides; Shopping Centre; Carnival; The British and Foreign Bible Society; Senior Department Outing]
|Date||1960; 3 September 1960||ID||9167|
This edited film features scenes of various local events including a YPF hockey match, portraits outside TBFC; views of the woodland and a large house at Ridley's Corner; a Cub Scout camp in a field, St Lawrence College CCF military band and ceremony (same as TID: 9166), views of a several stately homes and gardens through the seasons, a house being renovated, a marching band at the Queen's Square shopping centre with a carnival parade; and the British & Foreign Bible Society stand. The film closes with a 'senior department' outing to a beach (Littlehampton?).
No Milk Today?
Three pensioners talk about the help they receive from the Old People’s Welfare Committee (Age Concern) and express their appreciation of it. The spoken narrative is provided by each of the characters. The film was made for the Old People’s Welfare Committee by the Sevenoaks Cine Society.
The River Arun
An amateur film with commentary featuring people and places on the River Arun in West Sussex. The film-maker, based at a campsite at Houghton Bridge, records trips on his boat with family and friends on the river between Greatham and Littlehampton. The film also includes scenes of a summer storm at Seaford, East Sussex.
[Family Scenes; Children at Play]
A family spends time in the garden, recreation ground and Horsham Park in footage taken by Vera Tidey, the grandmother of the two young children, Janet and Keith. Their mother Wendy, father Doug, grandfather and great-grandmother, Nana, also feature.
Thread Through the Family
Ewan McColl and Peggy Seeger's songs, written in the folk tradition, narrate the story of two Lancashire families who work at the cotton mills during a time of industrial modernisation and sweated labour in Asia. Interviews with workers are included in this portrait of a day in the life of two families, produced by H. K. Lewenhak in 1961.
Children and Animals
|Date||[ca. 1961 - 1964]||ID||5806|
This film shows various portraits of children, pets and other animals in and around the Maidstone area of Kent.
Martin’s Baby Days
|Date||[1961 -1965 ?]||ID||5815|
This family portrait depicts the early years of a young boy, starting with scenes of him as a small baby (after the Christening?) held in his mother's arms; then visiting the local shops in Maidstone in a pram, taking his first steps as a toddler, through to the final scenes of the young boy playing with a puppy in a domestic garden. The film also includes a scene of a party with guests dancing the Twist.
Help for the Housebound
A promotional film showing the work of the East Surrey Mobile Physiotherapy Unit, produced by the North Downs Cinematograph Society in around 1962. The film has a fund raising element, explaining that the service is not covered by the National Health Service and is reliant on donations.
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