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An unlucky Old Jonas loses out on a precious jewel in this North Downs Cinematograph Society production from the 1950s.
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.
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.
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.
[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.
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.
Using a loose narrative, this film shows aspects of photography via a camera shop, a photographer at a wedding, and films being developed from negatives to photographic prints at Erricks camera shop in Bradford.
A Pocketful of Dinars; Holiday in Yugoslavia
A two part travelogue film, showing a family holiday to the former SFR Yugoslavia, visiting several coastal towns and communities in Croatia, including Opatija, Dubrovnik and Lokrum island.
Street scenes in the Netherlands and Belgium, shot by Joe Franks while on holiday, a key member of the North Downs Cinematograph Society.
This film shows various scenes and activities of people in Canterbury's streets, at a cricket match and at Christmas time.
Meander in Maidstone
This film shows various views of Maidstone, Kent. Including scenes along the Medway river and the town centre, with landmarks such as All Saints Church, Brenchley Gardens, the Municipal Theatre and the Granada Theatre. The film also contains scenes of widespread flooding in the area.
[Visit: Crawley Shopping Centre; Church; Gardens; Ridley’s Corner House]
This short film shows the Queens' Square Shopping Centre, Crawley with fountain and bandstand; a group of adults gathered outside a house or Guest House 'The Plyon'; a wide shot of the New Three Bridges Free Church with a large crowd of School children outside (some damage to film); a Senior group outing to Sheffield Park House and Gardens; and a group of adults in the Garden of the Ridley's Corner House.
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