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[Bognor Regis: Odds and Ends]
"A film of shreds and patches," or a compilation of short scenes on a family holiday, at an airfield and in the garden filmed and compiled with intertitles by Dr. Thomas Hately MacFie in 1937.
[Military Sporting Events and Activities]
This set of black and white films features various sporting events attended by Nazi officers. Horse racing and show jumping events are seen, followed by a race at the Nurburgring and a group boarding a train decorated with flags and a Kraft Durch Freude (Strength Through Joy) banner. The final film is of a group of Hitler Youth flight cadets at their barracks.
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.
[Grant: Voyage to America]
A voyage aboard the RMS Queen Mary to New York City, with a tour of several landmarks, a trip on the Elevated Railway, the district of Harlem and Coney Island. The trip includes a flight aboard an aircraft to visit the Niagara / Horseshoe Falls and later the return trip on the RMS Aquitania. The colour has a red cast and is de-saturated.
|Date||1937 - 1938||ID||3376|
Amateur film-maker Eric Sparks records the trains and stations of the Southern Railway Company, marking the moment when the first electrically powered trains traveled to Littlehampton and Bognor Regis in 1938. There is also colour footage of the Brighton Bell, images of maintenance being carried out on trains and carriages, bridge construction and the modern signal cabin at Brighton in operation.
Holiday in the Highlands
A holiday by train to Inverness and Loch Ness to visit relatives, shown in footage taken and edited into a narrative arc by Kenneth Woolsey in 1937.
Presenting Gay, Grim & Graceful
A compilation with intertitles showing a range of activities including displays by Egerton's First Scout Group and by school gymnasts, children enjoying sports day races, deer hunting with hounds, workmen making breeze blocks, wood and coal being prepared for fuel, and women demonstrating aerobic exercises.
[Old Steam Railways]
Film showing the operation of the Midhurst Railways line between Pulborough and Midhurst. The film shows passengers and staff on platforms, level crossings, scenes of the Sussex landscape filmed from the moving trains, and the locomotives themselves. Station stops include Fittleworth, Midhurst, Petersfield, and Partridge Green.
Sussex: Dyke Railway
|Date||[31 December 1938?]||ID||3458|
This short newsreel features a Southern steam locomotive on the Dyke Railway as it begins its last journey. Snow falls at The Dyke station as the Station Master, Mr Charles James Weller, is seen coupling the carriage to the locomotive and passing the 'staff' to the train driver to authorise the train's journey on the single track line.
At Your Service
A Merton Park Studios production, detailing the workings of Barking Power Station, run by the London Electricity Supply Company in the 1930s. Construction work at the ever-expanding station is shown as it attempts to meet the demands for electricity in industry, farming, transport and the home.
[Family Scenes and Miniature Railway]
A short film showing Margaret Newman (the film-maker's daughter) playing with a pet budgie and a children's outing to a miniature railway.
This film documents family life at their home in Ottershaw in the months running up to the Second World War. The film features family life and group outings to Arundel Castle, two trips to Farnborough model railway and participation at a school sports day at Wallop School. The film ends with preparations for war - building an air raid shelter in October 1939.
Herne Bay Newsreel 1939
This is one of a series of local newsreels made by John Clague, featuring events in the town of Herne Bay. The film includes Regatta Day, 'Men of Kent and Kentish Men' luncheon, and Herne Bay covered in snow and the frozen sea.
[The Vegetable Gardens and War Damage]
An amateur film featuring family and friends and scenes of the family garden in Chichester during the Second World War.
[Planes; Garden; Fishing]
This films features planes flying in formation; a couple at the seaside pointing at the sky; white chalk cliffs; and some Second World War defences on the shore line; the family with their spaniel dog; a wooden model of a plane; fishing scenes with a train passing in the background.
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