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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.
[Atlantic Naval Convoys]
Amateur colour and black and white film of the North Atlantic convoys filmed on-board HMS Dianthus (K95), a Royal Navy Flower-class corvette, during World War Two.
[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.
[Goudhurst Farm; Bomb Damage]
|Date||[ca. 1943 - 1947]||ID||12264|
An amateur film with intertitles of Fegans Children's Home at Goudhurst.
Men from the Canadian armed forces visit the Clark family and play in the garden with Pam. Pam and her parents play on a sandy beach, make sandcastles and go on holiday.
[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.
[Children at play; farming]
Colour amateur footage which shows the Brocklehurst children playing at a plot of land owned by their family in Mersham, Kent and the surrounding countryside; farm labourers are seen busily getting in the harvest.
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).
[War Time 1943-1945]
|Date||1944 - 1945||ID||1706|
Film of the Gowlland family, intercutting family life and outings with war-time events including V1 bombings and the end of the war. John has a toy doodlebug, the family take refuge in a Morrison shelter, and in the country. With the arrival of the end of the war, blackout restrictions are lifted, and the family take a trip to the beach.
[Village Life in Cobham]
A portrait of village life in Cobham in 1944. The film follows villagers as they walk through the quiet streets and lanes, head into shops and pubs and wander past the church and almshouses. The film also features the film maker's children as they walk and ride through the village.
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