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[King George V Silver Jubilee]
|Date||6 May 1935||ID||8593|
Made by amateur film-maker F. J. Williams, this film provides a record of local celebrations for King George V's Silver Jubilee in Brighton, Peacehaven and Rottingdean on May 6, 1935. The film contains footage of street decorations hung in Brighton, crowds celebrating with fancy dress and dance displays in Peacehaven. At Rottingdean a large wooden beacon is built to mark the occasion, a practice that was repeated across the British Empire on this date.
[The Wistrand Family in Japan: On Horseback]
|Date||[1936 - 1939]||ID||2843|
A brief amateur film in which the film-maker, a Swedish diplomat stationed in Japan, films his wife walking through a park and on horseback.
Splashes of Colour
The family and friends of Dr. Victor Don, a medical doctor and amateur film-maker, are filmed in the family's garden in Ashford and on outings to parks, rivers and fields in Kent in 1936.
A film by architect Joseph Emberton of his travels to three European architectural exhibitions; the first in pre-war Dusseldorf, the second in Paris and the third, at the Empire Exhibition in Glasgow.
[Japanese Scenery I]
|Date||[1937 - 1939?]||ID||2837|
A compilation of amateur footage filmed by a Swedish diplomat who was stationed in Japan in the years immediately preceding the Second World War. The film includes footage of Tokyo street scenes, pagodas and temples, the Miyajima Temple Gates, a smoking volcano, and a boat ride along the rapids of a river.
Broadway, One of England’s Prettiest Villages [England in Coronation Year; Country Gardens]
This family film shows a family visit to the village of Broadway in Worcestershire in the Cotswolds, as well trips to the towns of Leamington Spa and East Grinstead. The family explore several large homes, gardens and rural spaces as they explore the countryside. [Note: there is a pink/magenta cast to this film]
|Date||[ca. 1937 - 1947?]||ID||8613|
This colour film shows a flowering urban garden, with a visiting bumblebee. Intertitles throughout. The family also visit the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew. (Poor colour issues with tinted magenta, cyan and out of focus shots)
Julia and Park
This tinted colour and black and white film shows everyday life for the Corder family, opening with the children playing in the garden, on a day out to a park and on a family picnic in the countryside.
Dinard and Paris Exhibition
This colour and black and white film shows a family holiday to France, visiting Dinard, St Malo and Le Mont Saint-Michel. The second film shows highlights of the International Exposition dedicated to Art and Technology in Modern Life with the German and Soviet Union Pavilions adjacent to the Eiffel Tower along with gardens and street scenes and several Parisian landmarks.
[The Derby; Hunt at Chobham; Horse Show; Ascot]
A compilation of items filmed by Joseph Emberton of his wife and daughters on various outings, including; trips to the races, at a drag hunt and on a picnic.
More Bracklesham Doings 1938
This amateur film compilation features several short colour and black and white edited films with intertitles. Several of the films are humorous with a slapstick style fictitious narrative, whilst others show family activities including a visit to a fairground, a day out on a boating lake and a family picnic in Cowdray Park.
This edited colour pre-Second World War film shows London's preparation for war during the Munich Crisis in 1938. Shelters, trenches and ready-stations are being constructed and installed in Central London parks. This is contrasted with scenes of everyday London life.
|Date||4 July 1939||ID||1131|
This amateur film records the setting up on Soho Fair in July 1939. Tents, stalls and a merry-go-round are constructed in a park whilst passers-by take advertising flyers from the perimeter railings.
Film of the Gowlland family during the war years, focusing on family life and activities at their home in Croydon. Much of the film shows the children playing in the garden, along with family outings, a wedding at Wisborough Green, the arrival of a new baby and Christmas 1943.
[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.
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