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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.
Bognor Regis: Out and About During the Year
Two films of Bognor Regis scenes, filmed and compiled with intertitles by Dr. MacFie. Family members and pets feature heavily as they make trips to the beach, playing fields, bowling green, Butlin's, countryside, gymkhana and various Bognor events.
Local News Film
A compilation of local news and events in and around Bognor Regis including; sporting activities and games, a beauty contest and gymkhana, the 1936 Carnival, several charity fetes, armistice day, an air show, the 1937 Aldershot Tattoo, a wedding, a talent competition and a Zeppelin flying over the town.
Canterbury 1936 Part 2
|Date||Saturday June 20th - Sunday August 9th||ID||11560|
This is part 2 of Sydney Bligh's newsreel, filmed in June, July and August 1936. The film shows various religious and military parades through the Cathedral grounds, the costumed cast from the play 'Cranmer of Canterbury', the burial service of Lady Davidson of Lambeth in the Cloisters, the Kent County Agricultural Show, a children's carnival and a male gymnastic display.
Canterbury 1937 Part 3
|Date||2 July 1937 - 14 July 1937||ID||11572|
Part 3 of a newsreel made by Sydney Bligh showing the key occasions and ceremonies in Canterbury and the surrounding area during July 1937. The film includes Presentation of Colours to the Kent Branch of the British Red Cross, Conservative Garden Meeting, Pageant in Deanery Garden, Roman Catholic Pilgrimage to Canterbury, Opening of the new Hospital and a visit to the Kent County Agricultural Show.
Canterbury 1937 Part 4
|Date||25th July 1937- 11th November 1937||ID||11573|
This is part 4 of a newsreel made by Sydney Bligh to show the key occasions, festivals and ceremonies in Canterbury and the surrounding area from July to November 1937.
A compilation of scenes filmed at the beach at Selsey featuring boys in Kayaks, the launch of a lifeboat at Selsey. Other scenes of activity at the beach include young men in small motor boats, a sailing boat and a Kayak, people outside a beach house and women looking at a sundial in a garden.
[Wedding; Play; Hike; Farm]
A film in three parts, which includes a family wedding, children at play, a family hike on the South Downs and through farmland.
[Brighton Civic Week, Civil Defence Services and Land Girls]
|Date||1941 - 1942||ID||9500|
A mixed colour and black and white amateur film with intertitles showing events in Brighton during 1941 and 1942 including Brighton Civic Week and the National Day of Prayer services at St Peter's Church, Brighton's Salute to the Nations,the Home Secretary inspecting the Civil Defence Services, and Norman Hartnell with land girls on the Downs.
[Air Training Corps; Empire Day; Cricket; Memorial Days]
|Date||1941 to 1943||ID||10940|
Banstead Air Training Corps, Civil Defence Groups, the British Legion, volunteers and youth groups are seen parading and attending memorial services in Banstead. Mostly in black and white film with some colour footage.
[Babies First Steps; Family Gathering; Communion Celebrations]
|Date||[ca. 1943]; 1953||ID||3181|
This home movie features members of the Gilbert family. The film shows a number of significant family events in the in the 1940s and 1950s as well as more regular day-to-day scenes. John Gilbert is seen arriving home on leave from the Royal Navy and the Gilbert children are seen playing at home and celebrating their first communion at St. Richard's Roman Catholic church in Chichester.
A film with various colour and black and white scenes that include a group of children on a residential street with workmen behind them; portraits of two wedding groups - the first in a garden [several members in forces uniforms) and the other outside a church; scenes of a wedding reception for a second pair of newlyweds; a christening gathering in a garden; colour scenes of several children playing with bubble pots outdoors and playing a game.
Memorial in Burma
|Date||31 August 1944||ID||1747|
Soldiers participate in a Memorial Service for the men of the 1st Battalion of the Queens Royal Surrey Regiment at a war memorial in Myanmar (formerly Burma).
[Nativity Play; Christmas Party; Jumble Sale]
|Date||December 1944; 1945||ID||6137|
This film shows several Otford Methodist Church events, including Margaret Newman's nativity play from 1944, The Christmas Tableau Party also in 1944, and the Anniversary Jumble sale held in 1945.
Message from Canterbury
A topical sermon by His Grace Dr. William Temple is accompanied by scenes of Canterbury Cathedral's interior, exterior and surrounding landscape, directed by George Hoellering during the war years.
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