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[Cabaret, Woodbridge near Ipswich; Beachlands]
|Date||[1938 - 1939?]||ID||513|
A home movie featuring the Grant family, friends and neighbours. Shots of family and friends on holiday at Pevensey and at home in Kenton. The family take a ride on a fishing boat in Pevensey Bay and spend time on the beach. The film also includes shots of an outdoor clown performance, possibly organised by J. Lyons and Co.
Round The Town
An amateur film with intertitles which tours Folkestone in the immediate pre-Second World War era. The film was made by members of the Martin Walter Ltd Garage which features heavily.
This edited black and white and colour film shows the Corder Family on Holiday in Dorset. The family take a boat trip to/from the Poole coast, spend time on the beach at Sandbanks and exploring the rural countryside.
A black and white titled documentary about Cornish fishermen.
Seaside and Coastal Views
Atmospheric coastal scenes filmed at a variety of locations, focusing on; chalk cliffs, the sea lapping against rocks, fishing boats, seagulls, rocky coves, crashing waves and light reflected on the water.
[The Wistrand Family in the USA; Island Holiday]
A compilation of amateur footage filmed by a Swedish diplomat whilst living in America. The film contains images of a female family friend touring the carp ponds of a public garden, sunbathing at an outdoor swimming pool and on rocky outcrops. The film ends with images of local Hawaiian (?) women pulling in fishing nets onto a beach.
[Navy in Ceylon]
This film shows scenes of the Royal Naval land base at "RMS Mayina", near Colombo, Ceylon [Sri Lanka] with views of camp life that includes men at the camp entrance, the inside of a hut, and short scenes aboard several vessels. The film also includes a mix of everyday street scenes with: oxen, cats, local markets, children waving at the camera, a visit to the "Lomond Rubber Creping Mill, Kelaniya", local Sir Lankan men in portrait, and naval vessels on a lake or river.
[Ashford Railway Works: Local Industries and Farming]
An extensive record of Ashford's industries and manual workers in the immediate post-war era, including Ashford Railway Works and Ashford Cattle Market.
[Brighton Swimming Club: Beach Snapshots part 1]
A compilation of films made by Brighton Swimming Club member Roger Dunford, featuring swimming club members, activities and related scenes on Brighton beach from the mid to late 1940s.
Sands of Time
A publicity film in which a young American man writes a letter to a vicar he met during his stay in East Sussex. Back in America he recalls the places he visited; his letter forms the spoken narrative over the images.
A compilation of amateur material shot by a member of Haywards Heath Cine & Video Society. The film begins with a sequence dedicated to pub exteriors and their signs. The film-maker and his wife visit Gloucester Cathedral and the model village at Bourton-on-the-Water before sunbathing on the beach at Beer, watching the fishing boats coming in.
A Family Tradition
A promotional film showing the processes involved in making Shippam’s paste; from farm to factory, narrated by MacDonald Hobley.
Here and There Round Britain's Coasts
Various scenes filmed around Britain's coast, including Brixham, Land's End, Aberlyn, the Severn Bore, the Clyde ferry, "Northwards beyond Glencoe", Fort Augustus, the Forth Bridge and Newhaven. Scenes of sailing dinghies, boats at sea, fishermen at work, countryside and mountain views, car ferries, a steamboat, fishermen unloading their catch and repairing nets.
[Petworth Junior School; vintage car rally]
A home movie featuring the Greenshields family at home in Bognor Regis, at a school sports day, on day trips and on holiday in Dorset. The children are seen playing in the garden, taking part in the sports day and enjoying a holiday in Lyme Regis where they go on a boat trip to catch fish.
[Wales; Royal Yacht Britannia; Dymchurch Scenes; Lambeth Scenes]
This amateur silent film opens with a number of scenes of family and friends relaxing on a beach in North Wales. The middle and end of the film shows scenes around London, including the Royal Yacht Britannia and a couple sightseeing in the vicinity of Lambeth Palace.
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