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[Pleasure Steamer “Brighton Queen” at West Pier; Bathing Beauties at Brighton Beach; Devil’s Dyke Fun Fair; Brighton Promenade.]
|Date||[ca. 1896]; [ca. 1920s]||ID||6080|
A compilation of early films made in Brighton and Hove and compiled by Hove Museum. The compilation includes a pleasure steamer at the West Pier, Women in bathing costumes, a funfair at Devil's Duke, and various beach scenes.
On the West Pier
Visitors to the West Pier filmed from a single fixed position by James Williamson in the late 1890s.
Flying the Foam and Fancy Diving
A sequence of stunts is performed by Professor Reddish in 1906 at the West Pier for a crowd of onlookers in this footage by James Williamson.
Snaps of Bournmouth [sic]
This short film shows a group holiday to Bournemouth, with the group walking along a street; views of the beach and coastline; a woman with a camera walking on the rocks closing with views of Bournemouth pier.
High Tides & Gales
Title: “High Tides & gales”. A very short film showing scenes of a coastline being hit by high winds and rain, at a high tide, followed by a portrait shot of a woman smiling at the camera as she models.
An excursion on the English Riviera
This short professionally made film features the south coast towns of Brighton, Hastings and Eastbourne. With the inclusion of intertitles, the film takes the form of a fictional journey made on the Brighton Belle from London to Brighton. Places of interest to the visitor are featured in each town, including the Royal Pavilion, Hastings Castle and Eastbourne Pier.
[Family Scenes; Holidays; At Stonelands]
|Date||[1927 - 1930?]||ID||726|
Rudd family scenes from the late 1920s and early 1930s, filmed by Mr. and Mrs. Rudd in their garden at Stonelands in Bramley and while on holidays to Brighton, Arundel, Scotland and Cornwall [?] to visit friends and relatives.
A compilation showing a large crowd assembled at the Goodwood race track with mixed views of the estate during several races [high angle] from a hill, closing with a very brief view of a pier filled with a large group of people [?]
[Family Scenes: Baby on the Beach; Wannock Mill]
Oakshott family members visit Eastbourne Beach and Wannock Gardens. They play tennis on one of the courts in the grounds of their residence, Foxhunt Manor at Foxhunt Green, where they also swim in the pond, in 1928 [?].
Tour of Devon and Cornwall
|Date||[ca. 1930 ?]||ID||8174|
This extended intertitled travelogue shows a group tour through the counties of Cornwall, Devon and Somerset visiting many noted landmarks that includes the Madron Wishing Well and Chapel, standing stones of the Mên-an-Tol, the coast at Lands End with the "First and Last House" and the Daily Mail sign; Exeter; St Ives; the town of Clovelly in Devon; the moorlands of Dartmoor and Exmoor; the seaside towns of Penzance, Dawlish, Plymouth and Newlyn.
An amateur film of children having a picnic in a back garden followed by scenes on Bognor Regis beach. Children play in the sand and a crowd watch a clown juggling and performing. Bognor pier can be seen in the background and donkeys are led along the beach.
Bognor speed boat geewiz
An amateur film of Bognor Beach. Women and children sit on the groynes laughing and speedboats are filmed from the pier.
[Broadstairs and Margate Items]
|Date||1929 - 1938||ID||1022|
A compilation of scenes of family and friends, filmed by Enid Briggs in and around Broadstairs. The films include: a visit to the Romney Hythe and Dymchurch miniature railway, outings to Deal and Margate piers, boys on a boating lake; members of the Briggs family and friends in their garden, on the beach (including Enid Briggs herself playing with a dog on the beach), and horse riding.
At Home and Holiday Scenes
This film mixes home movies taken in and around Brighton and Hove, showing Tanner family life and local points of interest, along with landscape holiday footage from Naples and Monte Carlo.
[Here and There: Speed Crazy, Old Sussex, New Sussex]
|Date||[ca. 1930s]; [1952?]; [ca. early 1990s]||ID||2185|
A compilation of films beginning with a 1930s(?) Pathéscope production which features a motor vehicle journey through central London and a train journey from London to Brighton, filmed by the BBC in the early 1950s(?). The middle and end of the film feature places of interest in Sussex, again during the 1930s(?) and a coach holiday to Worthing in the early 1990s(?).
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