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An amateur film of a visit to Seville. The film-maker films images of white travellers in a walled garden and in the narrow market streets. There is also footage of the city's shopping streets taken from a moving vehicle.
The Local Traders' Gazette
|Date||[ca. early 1930s]||ID||11284|
A compilation of advertisements for local businesses in Cranbrook, Hawkhurst, Goudhurst, Sissinghurst, Robertsbridge and Ticehurst in Kent. Made for showing at the cinema, the adverts offer brief interior and exterior shots of shops and business premises; occasionally with the shop keepers or owners out front.
[Cars and Family Scenes]
This film contains dark scenes of competitors in the motorcar and motorcycle speed trials at Gatwick; family scenes filmed by Mr Williams in Rottingdean, showing a crowd gathered outside the film-maker's shop and on the beach with the children; plus a brief shot of the front of the town hall, and a young woman posing for the camera.
Thatchers Old World Tea House
|Date||January - May 1934||ID||7712|
An amateur film from the 1934 documenting the construction and opening of 'Thatchers Old World Tea House' in East Horsley, Surrey. Various trades are seen hard at work during the construction of the building. The film also features the tea house after it was opened to the public; waitresses serve lunches to customers sitting in the garden.
A charming amateur film with intertitles which lovingly chronicles the residents, workers and events which populated the Kent village of Speldhurst in the mid-1930s. The film includes images of the 1935 Silver Jubilee celebrations which took place locally.
Silver Jubilee Celebrations at Bognor Regis
This black and white film provides highlights of a parade with procession and floats in Bognor Regis for HM George V Jubilee Celebration. The parade is followed by a sports display on a playing field, a fire brigade demonstration and closes with a fireworks display.
How to Give Up Smoking
This amateur spoof public health colour film opens with a series of intertitles showing a list of spoof contributors and production support credits followed by a one shot sequence of a woman refusing the offer of a cigarette by a man. The film has opening and closing titles with production credits. Dubbed sound is used for the short live action shot.
[Milkround; Sports Day] A Fishy Story
This film opens with a portrait of a milkman on his rounds with his milk float in Balcombe, followed by groups of children competing in a school sports day event and a short comedy fiction film about a group that go fishing.
No Milk Today?
Three pensioners talk about the help they receive from the Old People’s Welfare Committee (Age Concern) and express their appreciation of it. The spoken narrative is provided by each of the characters. The film was made for the Old People’s Welfare Committee by the Sevenoaks Cine Society.
[Compilation: Heathrow Airport; Portsmouth; Hove Greyhound Stadium; Tower of London]
|Date||[ca. 1961 - 1962]||ID||4030|
This film is broken down into several parts: scenes at an airport, 'Telephone House' and people working in it, shots of Nelson's 'Victory' in Portsmouth, a scene of HM The Queen visiting Hove greyhound stadium, footage at the Tower of London as well as two short home made adverts for film stock. Only a short clip available online.
[First Film; Test; Railway; High-rise; Church]
A compilation showing several engines and locomotives hauling carriages along a line, with scenes aboard a train and of the local surroundings. Shots are very dark. Urban scenes include Croydon Fire Station, Croydon Power Station towers, industrial cooling towers, high rise buildings under construction, night time shots of neon signs and daytime views of a church.
A River Runs Through Our Town
An extensive portrait of everyday life in the town and harbour of Shoreham-by-Sea. The spoken narrative describes each scene in detail.
A short semi narrative amateur film looking at the making and distribution of teleprinter machines.
This amateur colour stop-motion film tells the story of a Swedish matchbox named 'Victor', who narrates his adventures from being sold in a local shop, to being discarded in the street when the matches have all gone.
This amateur colour film features a plot based on the Provisional IRA sending parcel bombs to government officials. A government official is at work while his wife receives a suspicious package at home.
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