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A.F.S. [Auxiliary Fire Service]
This colour film shows scenes of the Auxiliary Fire Service, annual trailer pump competition in Walton. Service personnel compete in teams through timed tasks to pull the trailer pump and lay out and construct fire hoses. The film ends with several shots of the Bugatti AFS engine and trailer pump.
[ARP at Work; Brighton Bomb Damage]
This colour film shows scenes of bomb damage and the ensuing rescue work of the Civil Defence Service in Brighton during the Second World War. Members of the Service are seen in several scenes attending bomb damaged houses. The ARP Controllers are shown coordinating various units, including wardens, rescue parties, fire services, and ambulances.
[Compilation: Two Coastal Command Operational Films]
This film includes sequences from two Coastal Command Operational Films, the first: 'Coastal Command Operational Film No. C8 - Attack by Beaufighters on enemy convoy off the Frisian Islands 6.7.44' and the second 'Coastal Command Operational Film No. C12 & C13 Beaufighters attack enemy convoy off Dutch coast 5353N. 0755E. 21.7.44'.
[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.
[Cricket Match; Military Parades; VE Day Party]
This film shows a cricket match in Laughton, a children's victory tea party, and a commemorative event for armed forces in Brighton. Other scenes show activities and events around Brighton, several of which include a visit from the Mayor.
[Family Album to Entertain]
|Date||1940 - 1941||ID||10920|
The film is compiled as a family album with titles naming people. It shows people and street scenes, especially Goldsmiths road, Worthing. 'Stead & Simpsons' shoe shop and 'Doreen Hairdressing' are also shown amongst the shops. Uniformed soldiers and air raid shelter signs signal that the war is on
[Holidays - Sussex and the North West of England]
An amateur film opening with scenes of Lewes and Brighton following with a trip to the Lake District in Cumbria and Manchester city centre.
This training film, which was produced by the Sussex Home Guard Zone Demonstration Unit, provides a step-by-step visual demonstration of the procedures to be put into action when erecting road blocks. The film contains intertitles and graphics.
Walton’s Parade for Victory
Commissioned by the Regal Cinema in Walton-on-Thames, the film records the Parade for Victory marking the opening of the Walton and Weybridge War Weapons Week.
[Warship Week and Tank Week]
|Date||1941 - 1942||ID||9499|
A local newsreel featuring various key wartime events across 1941 and 1942. The Civil Defence are inspected, the Civic Restaurant is opened, a water works is inspected, Warship Week is celebrated, Tank Week brings excitement some for the children of Brighton and the Home Secretary tests an innovative listening device to help in the searching of bomb damaged buildings.
[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.
Wellingtons and Spitfires on Active Service
This shows a crew making ready several Vickers Wellington Mk II aircraft from 104 Squadron at RAF Driffield (?), loading bombs and shells into the bays and moving armaments on low level trailers. The second film features RAF Fighter Command 501 Squadron equipped with Spitfire V aircraft leaving an airfield, in flight and mixed close ups of the squad on the ground next to a Spitfire V aircraft.
Our Family Album
A family film showing the new born baby Hedley Marcus at 12 days old, 15 weeks at his Christening and at six months old. A war-time wedding takes place and the bride stands with her new husband in uniform. Various friends or family members are filmed at the family house, along with a plane flying low over rooftops.
[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.
|Date||[1942 - 1955?]; 1987||ID||3415|
A portrait of the village of Lindfield spanning several decades, focusing on the architecture, gardens and villagers. Scenes around the village in the 1940s and 1950s are interspersed with views of the village in the 1980s.
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