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[Holiday in California]
On a trip to the North American state of California, Voss takes in the sights of the city of San Francisco, including the Golden Gate Bridge and The Park, before a visit to the National Park at Yosemite Valley.
Home From Home
An amateur fiction film in which a pair of ghosts search for new lodgings when their home is demolished for new housing. The film uses superimposition and other editing devices to depict the paranormal goings-on.
Various scenes showing a dockyard and factory in Japan, filmed by Ernest Shippam in the 1950s. Workers pose for the camera on the dockside as they unload cargo from a boat. Scenes cut to an airfield where a plane is being refuelled, before the film-maker visits a Church and later, a busy shopping district to capture street scenes showing people dressed in western clothing and traditional Japanese Kimonos, going about their everyday lives.
Is This Your Life?
This film depicts a ‘typical’ working day in the life of a man and woman. The narrative unfolds without the use of dialogue and with a minimum of human presence.
[Lusaka; Victoria Falls]
This extended family film shows: domestic scenes at a rural village; scenes from an agricultural show; a school sports day; traditional Pit sawing of Muputu wood; a visit by HM The Queen Elizabeth, II and HM Elizabeth,The Queen Mother, plus other royal family members to Lusaka [?]; a visit to the Victoria Falls; the family at a pool; a series of model trains going through tunnels (?); and a group of older adults in portrait.
|Date||3 July 1958||ID||1643|
A professional record of the ninth Lambeth Conference, an assembly of Anglican Bishops at Lambeth Palace in London.
World Cruise with the “Southern Cross”
|Date||September 1958; December 1958 - January 1959||ID||1438|
Two cruises feature on this film - one around the world, stopping at Las Palmas, Spain, Cape Town and Durban, South Africa, Perth, Melbourne and Sydney, Australia, Wellington, New Zealand, and the Pacific islands. Sailing down the Panama Canal, the ship also stops at Curaçao and Trinidad. The second cruise is over Christmas, and visits Tangiers, Las Palmas, Tenerife, Madeira and Lisbon.
He Who Laughs Last
This amateur comedy spoof film, with dubbed voice over, follows a man who's friends challenge him to win a gardening competition. The man goes shopping for items and hides his entry from his friends who are spying on him. On the day of the competition the man wins a prize to the astonishment of his friends. The film has some instrumental music.
[The Passing-out Parade at the Regimental Depot of the Louisburg Intake]
|Date||19 June 1959||ID||3063|
An amateur record of the passing-out parade of the Louisburg Intake of the Royal Sussex Regiment at the Roussillon Barracks. The troops enter the parade ground, where they are inspected and awarded prizes before marching through Chichester's shopping streets.
[Traffic in Carfax and Horsham]
|Date||1960 - 1961||ID||3628|
An amateur colour film which records life on and around Horsham's streets in the early 1960s.
Today and Tomorrow: Some Problems of Modern Society
Produced by H. K. Lewenhak in the West Midlands for ATV Midlands, the film follows a group of young volunteers at a committee meeting, reporting on the work they do in the community. Narration reflects on what the volunteers can learn from working with elderly and disabled members of the community.
Stocking and Dagger; Passing Time; Marvel; Death by Shock; [Percolator Demonstration]; Shadows of Greed; Fanciful Wheels; Black Out
A compilation of eight short fiction films produced by Woking Cine Club in the 1960s, with both dark and comic themes, sound and silent narratives. The online clip features 'Passing Time' a drama featuring two women who's harmless pastimes descend into gambling, a fight and imprisonment.
[Station; Boating on Pond; Crawley]
This film opens with a man strolling along several Southern Railway branded station platforms, followed by mixed views of a family playing together in a garden and posing for the camera. On a river two boys play on a wooden punt. Finally mixed views show tradesmen working in Balcombe village and wide views of the Queen's Square Shopping Centre and High Street in Crawley.
[Ridley’s Corner; Youth Band; Girl Guides; Shopping Centre; Carnival; The British and Foreign Bible Society; Senior Department Outing]
|Date||1960; 3 September 1960||ID||9167|
This edited film features scenes of various local events including a YPF hockey match, portraits outside TBFC; views of the woodland and a large house at Ridley's Corner; a Cub Scout camp in a field, St Lawrence College CCF military band and ceremony (same as TID: 9166), views of a several stately homes and gardens through the seasons, a house being renovated, a marching band at the Queen's Square shopping centre with a carnival parade; and the British & Foreign Bible Society stand. The film closes with a 'senior department' outing to a beach (Littlehampton?).
Peep Behind the Curtain
|Date||18 June 1960||ID||9733|
This colour travelog style documentary film shows highlights of Gilbert Tomes' three week trip to Moscow for the British Science Industry exhibition and conference. The tour includes several monuments and buildings and a visit to the exhibition of the American U2 spy plane. The narration also discusses the impact of Communism on the USSR as viewed by the film-maker.
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