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Martin’s Baby Days
|Date||[1961 -1965 ?]||ID||5815|
This family portrait depicts the early years of a young boy, starting with scenes of him as a small baby (after the Christening?) held in his mother's arms; then visiting the local shops in Maidstone in a pram, taking his first steps as a toddler, through to the final scenes of the young boy playing with a puppy in a domestic garden. The film also includes a scene of a party with guests dancing the Twist.
Views of Chichester City Centre with scenes of traffic around Chichester Cross and along streets in the city centre. The camera takes in shots of various shops and businesses and the shoppers and cyclists passing by.
Haywards Heath 1962
This amateur newsreel style film, tours Haywards Heath, exploring everyday life in the town and surrounding areas. Divided into sections, the film explores 'The Environs', 'Recreation', 'Education', 'The Shops', 'Religion' and 'Municipal Matters' with views of parks, gardens, landmarks and buildings with additional material from newspapers.
[Bognor Regis Carnival; Lynmouth]
An amateur film from the early 1960s featuring a parade which is part of the Bognor Regis Carnival. The end of the film includes scenes from Lynmouth, Devon.
[Brighton Pictures I]
|Date||[1963 - 1965?]||ID||542|
A compilation of scenes around Brighton in the 1960s, in black and white and colour, mainly focusing on entertainment and the seafront, activities and events including: the West Pier and the Palace Pier, the Dome, Brighton Pavilion and Brighton’s parks and gardens.
Weights and Measures Service
|Date||1963 - 1969||ID||1571|
This amateur film shows the work of the Surrey County Council Weights and Measures Service. The inspectors are seen testing a range of scales and checking weights and measurements at a variety of retailers and businesses. The postscript dramatises the new tasks the service will have to take on as a result of the 1968 Trade Protection Act. The film is accompanied by a music soundtrack and a narrative.
Broadstairs... Of Course!
A promotional film advertising the Kent seaside resort of Broadstairs as "a place where history meets the sunny sands". Alongside the standard seaside activities, the film draws attention to the resort's unique attractions: its seven sandy bays, the town's annual Water Gala, and Dickens Festival.
Look, Love and Preserve
By highlighting the genteel character of Sevenoaks and its rich heritage of buildings, this portrait of the Kent market town encourages an understanding of how the past has shaped the current town and promotes the need for conservation.
[Visit to Bristol and Clifton]
An amateur film documenting a visit to Clifton, featuring the Clifton suspension bridge and various shots of the city's architecture.
[Shopping Centre Pavilion ‘Good News’]
This very short film shows a "Good News" banner hanging in a shop window, the Queen's Square Shopping Centre in Crawley with a small choir on the Bandstand, and a brief shot of Ridley's Corner House, Crawley with small title "Home Again" in the bottom left corner.
Five Films with the Theme "Business as Usual"
Albany Productions present... five fiction films, produced for the Short Film Team Contest in 1965, which all take up the theme 'business as usual'. Narratives hinge around a window cleaner who thinks his luck is in, a butcher driven to desperate measures to save his business, and surgeon called upon to perform an operation in a domestic setting...
A member of Brighton & Hove Cine Club records everyday scenes in Brighton and Hove during the mid 1960s. The film is a compilation of events, people and places.
For the Record
This short fiction film shows two women going to Eastbourne town centre on a shopping trip in a car, to listen to a record at a music shop. The film shows their journey through a residential part of Eastbourne into the town centre via Upperton Road, stopping at a small record shop on South Street. Once there, the young man at the desk plays them a Jazz track from a vinyl album by Erwin Lehn Und Sein Südfunk-Tanzorchester entitled "Made in Germany".
Blue Sky For Blanco
This colour film shows a visit from family friend (?) Blanco. The group visit various locations including The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells' Town Hall and High Street. They also go to Canterbury with the Westgate, Marlowe Theatre and Caterbury Cathedral followed by a series of Caravaning and beach scenes. The film also shows Bromley South Station and High Street in London plus The Strand outdoor swimming pool and playground in Gillingham.
One Thing After Another; Andrew’s Wedding
|Date||1965 - 1966 [?]||ID||5822|
This film is a compilation of several short sequences including: a wedding; a reunion of friends in Ruislip; snowy scenes of Maidstone (including the Medway Brewery); a group at Wickham Lodge in Aylesford; the family dog 'Pepe' playing in the garden; a visit to Hastings and Tunbridge Wells with a friend from Prague; and a Christmas party with gift giving, dancing, eating and cutting a cake.
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