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Malta Receives Its George Cross
|Date||1 October 1942||ID||5689|
This short Pathe film celebrating Malta's bravery during the war, during which they resisted invasion by the German army despite heavy air raids. The people of Malta are presented with the George Cross by Lord Gort, Governor in Chief.
NFS Reg. Pump Comp 1942
|Date||24 October 1942||ID||9106|
This edited colour film shows highlights of the National Fire Service No. 32 Fire Force Area (Woking), Trailer Pump competition in Guildford, on October 24th 1942.
[Sussex in Technicolour]
|Date||1942; [ca. 1950s]||ID||9521|
A colour film made during the Second World War and shortly afterwards, showing scenes of Brighton and beyond.
[Dence Park Garden; Gas Mask Demonstration]
This film features a teenage boy in cadet uniform demonstrating how to wear a gas mask. Mixed views of summer scenes: deck chairs, a family garden tea party and flowering bushes; family portraits and a panorama of the garden with the sea in the background. Continued on TID_9993
Heronsdale Manor Harvest
This film shows several non-mechanised and mechanised processes of sowing and harvesting a corn and mustard crop on a Sussex farm; by adults and children. The film is inter-cut with a scene featuring a fleet of aircraft passing over head (shots out of focus) and intertitles throughout.
[Lanrick; Horse Jumps; Solar Eclipse; Games]
|Date||1942 - 1945||ID||10047|
This edited colour and black and white film shows scenes of the family participating in a mixture of outdoor sports and activities including: a Pony Gymkhana; swimming in a pool and in the sea; watching a partial eclipse; a game of Croquet; a tennis match; Beekeeping; visiting several friends and family in Suffolk; and in the family garden.
[Training Drills and Parades]
This film of Woking's Home Guard shows various exercises on a firing range and patrols along the town's streets. Training is carried out with weapons, including grenades and S.I.P bombs, both thrown, and using a Northover Projector. The men practice crossing the Basingstoke Canal on a rope bridge. The film ends with a fete and pageant for local schoolchildren.
Do You Take Enough Milk
A wartime film dedicated to the importance of drinking milk and its health benefits. The film was commissioned by the Electricity Council, London.
Sir Stafford and Lady Cripps visit aircraft factory during the Anti-Scrap Campaign
This professionally made film features the visit of Lord Stafford and Lady Cripps to an aircraft factory during the anti-scrap campaign. Whilst there they speak with workers and trainees and look around the Aircraft Service Shop. The film was possibly made to help encourage the public to recycle waste scrap metal and so that they could see how it was being used as part of the war effort.
[Navy in Egypt]
This film features a series of of street scenes in Egypt that includes a visit to the Italian monument to Khedive Ismail in Alexandria (now memorial to the unknown soldier). This is followed by wide shots showing a series of naval ships at sea and on the Suez Canal. The final part of the film shows mixed views of the Suez Canal that includes the 1914-1918 War Memorial on West Bank, near Ismailia.
[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.
[The work of the ARP following a bombing raid on Brighton]
|Date||May - September 1943||ID||9497|
An amateur black and white film of wartime Brighton capturing the aftermath of a bombing raid, the work of the ARP and an ARP training drill.
[Wings for Victory Week]
|Date||20 March 1943||ID||10938|
The 'Official opening of the new Squadron’s HQ Air Training Corps, Banstead House by Air Chief Marshal, Sir B E Sutton, KBE, on 20 Mar 1943'. The squadron are then inspected by the attending dignitaries. A Wings for Victory Week parade is held with cadets, bands, armoured cars and civilians.
[Marches; Target Reached]
A black and white compilation of military parades, showing men and women on parade in a variety of locations in and around Woking.
[Kenton and Sports at School]
|Date||1944; 1945; 1947||ID||518|
Various family scenes, beginning with the family playing in the garden at Kenton and then moving to a school sports day showing girls playing with hula hoops and skipping. The film then shows nuns handing out prizes.
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