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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.
Britain on Film - Coast & Sea - The West Sussex Coast
A compilation of archive films, with a specially commissioned musical accompaniment, looking at various locations along the West Sussex coast from the 1930s to the 1960s. Produced with support from the British Film Institute's Britain on Film Coast & Sea Programme Development Fund.
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.
[Wandering Round the Harbour]
Coasters, dinghies, tug boats and steam ships move in and out of a harbour, filmed and edited with intertitles in the 1950s.
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.
A morality tale set at the fictional Seahaven Harbour, produced by Albany Productions Film Unit in around 1952. Suspected of drug smuggling by the police, a businessman who refuses to give up his stash, puts his secretary in danger and kills the man who attempts to relieve him of the drugs kept in his office during a chase.
[Lancing College; Coombes Church; Sheep-dipping at Coombes Farm; harvesting on the Downs]
An amateur film featuring scenes of Lancing College and Chapel, Coombes Church, the Old Shoreham Toll bridge and in colour sheep dipping on Coombes Farm, closing with scenes of harvest on the South Downs.
[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.
[At the Seaside; Visit to Birling Gap; Domestic Garden]
This film shows: a 6th Birthday tea party and balloon release in the garden; a continuation of the family beach outing to Shoreham-on-Sea [also on 5327]; a visit to a pet-shop in Preston Park; a visit to Drusillas Zoo Park [also on 5329]; a camping trip (?) to Birling Gap where the children play games and toboggan down a hill; ending with the children playing in a garden on a sea-saw.
[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.
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