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Devil's Dyke Fun Fair
Early film footage of fun fair workers and revelers at Devil's Dyke on the South Downs, taken by pioneer James Williamson in around 1896.
Crawley & District Bowling and Lawn Tennis Club
|Date||1927 - 1928||ID||2259|
This amateur film captures people playing bowls, croquet and lawn tennis at an outdoor sports club in Crawley in the late 1920s.
|Date||[1928 - 1937]||ID||3184|
Amateur film-makers capture community-centred events in Crawley during the late 1920s and 1930s. Scenes include a parade commemorating the Coronation of King George VI in 1937.
Herne Hill Cricket Club, Kent Tour
This amateur film captures the Herne Hill Cricket Club as it tours Kent competing against other cricket teams during the summer of 1931. Matches are played at Folkestone, Dover, Chatham House School at Ramsgate, and Tenterden; intertitles show the score at each of the venues.
An amateur film with intertitles which records some of the public spaces in Worthing during the 1930s. The film has prolonged images of the promenade and the beach, as well as footage of the town's public gardens and parks.
[Sports Stadium; Opening of the SS Brighton Swimming Pool]
|Date||29 July 1934||ID||556|
A film commemorating the opening ceremony and inaugural swim in Brighton’s new indoor pool. Intertitles introduce each scene.
[Family at Home and at the Seaside]
Home movie footage of a young family enjoying numerous visits to the zoo and a playground, outings on a river and a steam train, and trips to a sandy beach. The children and adults build sandcastles, swim in the sea, and go on donkey rides.
[Holiday Scenes; Reigate Swimming Baths; School Sports Day]
Seaside and domestic scenes precede swimming races and a school sports day in this home movie shot by a member of the North Downs Cinematograph Society in the mid 1930s.
Scenes from all along the South Coast from Bournemouth to Margate, broken up by intertitles and produced by Marion Grierson in the 1930s.
Somerset County Council. The County Education Committee. Physical Education
|Date||[ca. late 1930s]||ID||312|
"This film shows the modern methods now being practiced in many primary and secondary schools in the county. It demonstrates certain developments in the syllabus of physical training for schools issued by the Board of Education in 1933..."
[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.
[Athletics Display; Fire and Gas Practice]
Several men address a group of young men and women before they take part in athletic events on a playing field. The next film shows a group of male and female fire fighters training to put out a fire in a barn and rescue personnel.
[Family Scenes; Baby Scenes]
|Date||[1945 - 1946?]||ID||4808|
Home movie material which captures images of adult relatives holding a baby, an amateur cricket match, and children and adults at a playground where they play on the slide and swings.
[Brighton Swimming Club: Beach Snapshots part 2]
A compilation of black & white and colour films made by Brighton Swimming Club member Roger Dunford, featuring swimming club members, activities and related scenes on Brighton beach and Black Rock from the mid to late 1940s.
[Skiing in Switzerland and at Purley Ice Rink]
|Date||January 1949; February 1949; May 1949||ID||1429|
A shot of Geneva from across the lake opens the film, followed by footage of the Swiss Alpine resort of Château d'Oex in January 1949. Voss films his children Tony and Christine skiing and ice-skating on a frozen lake where an ice hockey game later takes place. Landscape scenes are followed by footage of "dance club" practice at Purley Ice Rink, filmed that May.
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