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Caught in the Act
When an old man books into a hotel and finds a door that 'should not be used', he prepares himself for a night of passion... but gets a surprise when he opens the door. An Albany Cine Club film made in 1983 at The Beach Hotel in Littlehampton and directed, written and starring Sid Mitchell, the club's chairman. [sound removed from online clip for copyright reasons]
[Westbourne Flower Show and Fete]
A two part film. The first film shows highlights of the Westbourne Flower Show and Fete, with views of the stalls and show tents. The film-maker provides the voice-over, accompanied by music and sync sound from the event. The second film shows a birthday event for an older woman, with birthday cards and the cutting of a decorated birthday cake.
A car is passed between drivers as a couple eat a three course meal at a restaurant. The car finds its way back to where they left it, but they are shocked at what they find in the back seat. A fiction film produced by Albany Cine Club in 1984.
[Holiday Club; Thorpe Park; Balcombe Fete; Nymans Gardens]
|Date||1984; July 1985||ID||8355|
This film opens with a group of elderly and disabled people on holiday at the Riviera Lido Holiday Club, playing games and socialising with the holiday club entertainment manager. The group go on a day out to a park and feed the ducks. A family visit to Thorpe Park follows, along with the August bank holiday Balcombe Village fair and a family on a day out to Nymans Gardens, West Sussex.
Where There’s A Will
A drama in which a son's plot to get his hands on his father's money is foiled. The old man wises up, leaving his money to a young nurse instead. An Albany Cine Club production, filmed in Southwick by members in 1986. [This film has been made mute for online use].
Images of Africa
This colour documentary programme is presented by Michael Buerk from outside the Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. The film explores the work by the International Centre for Eye Health at Tanga Hospital, Tanzania and treating a blind community from the Pokot people. Several specialists explain their work and the history of the mobile eye care units. The film has opening titles and an end Sightsavers slate. Contains scenes of surgery.
Sightsavers in Africa
This colour documentary film presented by Mark Curry from the BBC's Blue Peter programme, follows the work of the BBC Blue Peter appeal in 1986 that raised over two million pounds for the Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind (Sightsavers) in Africa. The film includes excerpts from the BBC programme leading into a film showing the extent of poor eye health of children in Kenya and the work being done to restore sight with money from the appeal.
Fifty years on
Interviews with World War Two veterans and commemorative events taken fifty years after the D-Day landings are interspersed interspersed with wartime footage from the Imperial War Museum and Reuters film archives. They are asked what they were fighting for and whether it was worth it.
A short parody comedy sketch by Maurice Puttock, a member of the Haywards Heath Cine Society, a 'Vintage Films' presentation, produced in 1995.
[Man in garden; Amberley Museum]
Out-takes and rushes for a film about a man doing several household chores, and scenes recorded at the Amberley museum, part of a wider collection of reels documenting the working life of the museum.
A Bus for All People
|Date||25 January 2001||ID||4349|
A film, made by the Mid-Sussex Camcorder & Cine Society, describing the Hurst and Hassocks Community Bus service. The service provides transport for the elderly and disabled and other community members around Mid Sussex.
The Tailor of Hanningtons
Film of an edited interview with Alfred Huberman capturing his work as tailor at Hanningtons stores in Brighton and exploring his personal history as a Holocaust survivor and Jewish imigrant to the UK. Huberban talks of the liberation from the camps in 1945, his arrival in the UK as a child, his 55 years as a tailor, and the end of an era at Hanningtons.
The British at Belsen
A 'talking head' piece to camera film in which a former British soldier recounts his unenviable role in the clearing-up operation at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in 1945.
"24 x one minute films made as part of the Cinecity festival 2003 investigating the links between Brighton and its residents." Two of the films, ~St Nicholas Church~ and ~Birdcage Bandstand~, can be viewed on this webpage.
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