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This twenty minute silent film represents the surviving footage of the first film adaptation of Charles Dickens' novel 'Little Dorrit', a story of love, money and imprisonment in the Victorian era.
A Lowland Cinderella
Joan Morgan stars as Hester, whose story of misfortune, manipulation, love and redemption mirrors that of Cinderella. Set between the highlands of Scotland, Intertitles provide chapter titles, such as "A Great Day" and "The Storm Comes" and dialogue between characters, but also introduce the characters and their players.
Thomas Atkins puts Best Foot Forward; 12th Infantry Brigade, on 100-mile Economy March from Dover, completes last stage at Arundel
|Date||31 August 1933||ID||3054|
This newsreel records the 12th Infantry Brigade nearing the end of its economy march from Dover to Arundel. The film includes numerous aerial shots of the Brigade marching along seafront roads, as well as street-level images of it marching through town streets lined with spectators. The country's flagging economy in the early 1930s led to the governent imposing an Economy regime on the army.
This film contains footage of Shoreham Air Show in the late 1930s, with various aircraft and parachute teams flying over the airfield performing routines for the air display. Continued from TID: 8957.
[Aeroplanes at Shoreham]
This film contains footage of Shoreham Air Show in the late 1930s. Various propellor driven aircraft stand stationary on the airfield as well as taking off to perform in the air display. Later shots show spectators on the ground walking amongst the aircraft. Continued on TID:8598 with scenes of the air display.
A short film featuring the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) headquarters and the lifeboat station at Shoreham-by-Sea.
Festival Year + Summer Interlude + Lancing Old Time Dance Association
Scenes of a parade through Shoreham, a family holiday in Sussex and outings to Weymouth and Kent by the Lancing Old Time Dance Association, filmed and compiled with intertitles by Frank Kessler.
A compilation filmed by a local cine society showing events around Brighton, Hove and Southwick.
[Shoreham Beach; Lancing College; Birthday]
This film shows the family playing on Shoreham Beach and paddling in the sea; making a visit to Lancing College with interior and exterior shots of the grounds and chapel; followed by a series of portrait shots of the family playing on a swing and with bicycles in a garden, where a man tries to ride a child's tricycle but falls off. The film closes with scenes of a child's birthday tea party in the conservatory and close-up shots of the food.
[Charlie Chaplin [HCR]; Balcombe Pony Show and Gymkhana; Shoreham Harbour]
This film of two parts opens with a portion of a black and white film staring Charlie Chaplin [not included in the online clip], followed by a colour film made by Mr Nixey which opens with scenes from a Pony and Gymkhana show in Balcombe, followed by mixed views of Shoreham Harbour and the Power station and Gasworks.
A short film of Shoreham Harbour, shot on a misty day. The film features fishing boats, men working at the waterside, several shots of the lock, the power station, and a family on board a small boat. [Note: online clip is mute]
[Compilation: Air Display; London Trip; 61st Labour Conference]
A short amateur film in three parts, the first is of Shoreham air show, the second a day out at London Bridge and finally a short film featuring the 61st Labour Party Conference in Brighton.
[Children; Gardens; Day Out]
This edited family film shows the Ridgway family at home and visiting friends and relatives. The family film several group outings and trips ,including a visit to a river lock (Laleham), a picnic on a beach and the children playing with their toys in several gardens.
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.
|Date||1962; [ca. 1962 - early 1970s]||ID||3411|
A lengthy amateur film which records events in Shoreham-by-Sea starting in 1962. The film, which was made by the founder of the Shoreham Cine and Miniature Camera Club, has an accompanying soundtrack comprising commentary, music and sound effects. It also contains newspaper headlines from the Shoreham Herald, and a sequence showing the work of the local paper.
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