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This is the earliest example of a seaside publicity film in Screen Archive South East’s collection, dating from the mid 1920s. The film promotes Margate as a most fashionable seaside resort. The film is tinted and toned and has intertitles throughout.
[Garden Fete at Broughton House]
|Date||30 June 1926||ID||866|
A traditional English garden fete takes place in the grounds of Broughton House near Sevenoaks. This professional film with intertitles focuses much of its attention on the local people who attended the event.
[The Heath Cinema in Haywards Heath]
A short film of men, women and children queuing to enter the 'Heath' cinema in Haywards Heath in the 1920's, to watch the 1928 silent film 'Baby Cyclone', starring Lew Cody.
A film of the Staley Family enjoying the Summer in the garden and at the beach in their home town of Bognor Regis. Ralph and Nellie, are seen playing with their daughter Pam at the local public gardens, at the beach and at home with the family.
Java Tour; Christmas 1929; Batavia to Soerabaya en Voiture
This amateur film with intertitles charts the motor holiday of a British couple to the Indonesian island of Jawa (Java). Whilst there they film the people, the landscape and excursions with other Europeans.
[The Wedding Day]
Scenes of members of a wedding party including the bridesmaids and the bride posing in a garden. The guests are filmed departing after the ceremony and the bride and groom are seen at a train station.
Picnics & Pam 1932
A film of the Staley family on various outings. The family group pick flowers in the countryside and have a tea and a picnic. At home, daughter Pam Staley (aged 8) eats at the table with her parents, plays piano and brushes her hair. On other outings, the family go sailing, have a walk and a picnic in the country and go swimming in the sea.
[Christmas Cruise - Trip to Africa]
A film by Joseph Emberton of a cruise on board the Cap Arcona with his wife, Kathleen, and friends to Morocco at Christmas time, travelling via Tenerife, Madeira, and Portugal.
A film comprised from a range of scenes, mostly depicting friends enjoying their time at Rustington Lido holiday camp in the 1930s. Games of tennis and rugby and scenes showing friends laughing and chatting and playing practical jokes on one another.
[Cine Society Functions]
|Date||1954 - 1956||ID||1146|
An amateur record of Sevenoaks Cine Society's black-tie events during the mid-1950s. The events in formal dress show the members greeting, playing party games and dancing.
[Dancing at Barnado’s and Michelham]
Dance performances by girls at a Barnardo's home and by a group performing in the grounds of Michelham Priory in East Sussex, filmed by Stanley Dudkin in Summer 1968.
Students at Bognor Regis College of Education perform a choreographed dance in the grounds of the college, produced in 1974 by fellow students under the guidance of John Jones as Head of Technology.
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