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Modern Marvels: The Magical Teapot
Exploring the film heritage of Brighton & Hove. Film made by pupils from Downs View Life Skills College, inspired by the film Stop Thief by James Williamson in 1901.
An Artist in the Shadows: Margaret Dora Mendelssohn Benecke
|Date||11 April 2016||ID||14321|
This film tells the life story of the Eastbourne painter Margaret Dora Mendelssohn Benecke. She was the granddaughter of Felix Mendelsohn, a fact not many people knew. Artist and researcher Dr Jane Palmer interviews relatives, the Towner Art Gallery, artists and scholars to shed light on the life of this reserved personality.
Volunteers Bringing History to Life at The Regency Town House
|Date||12 March 2020||ID||14334|
In this film we hear from a varied group of volunteers about their activities for the Regency Town House project. From carpentry, writing, cooking, design, wardrobe to the 'Here in the Past' database project. Besides a passion for history they express an appreciation for a good social connection.
Chichester [Drive-in Cinema Short]
A short compilation of film material held by Screen Archive South East, screened at the Chichester Drive-in cinema events in August 2020. One of two shorts screened during the event with accompanying music composed by Nina Humphreys
Eastbourne on Film
A programme of archive films with introductory titles showing locations and activities in Eastbourne from 1928 to 1966 . Presented by Frank Gray at the Towner Cinema June 2018.
Moving History - A Year in a Kentish Hop Garden
A lyrical film that chronicles a year in the hop gardens of Kent - featuring fields being ploughed in January, hop poles being erected in March, plants growing in Spring, harvesting in August by legions of hop-pickers and the hops being finally dried in oast houses in September. The film ends with scenes showing charcoal production for the oast houses' furnaces.
Maidstone on Film
A programme of archive film focussed on Maidstone and its surrounding areas from the 1930s to the 1960s. The programme begins with an introduction to the work of the archive and was presented by Frank Gray at the Bishop's Palace, Maidstone in October 2019 as a special screening organised by Kent Archives.
A compilation of archive films from the early 1930s featuring various locations and activities around Chichester Harbour.
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.
Ramsgate General Hospital: Hospital Appeal
A short promotional film about the appeal to raise funds for the extension of Ramsgate General Hospital. The Chairman of the Extensions Committee presents the film, appealing to people to donate towards the new casualty and outpatients departments. The film includes plans of the proposed new buildings.
Ancient and Modern
An advertising film made to promote Shippam's meat paste. The film emphasises the contrast between the ancient buildings and history of Chichester against the modern machinery and processes of the Shippam's factory based there.
British Home Design [Davis Estates Ltd]
A film by Davis Estates Ltd promoting their new suburban housing developments in the counties surrounding London. The film shows the building process and takes a tour of the new buildings and interiors. The local amenities and access to London by rail are emphasised along with the advantage of purchase over renting.
Beside the Seaside
Margaret Grierson's film, with commentary written by W.H.Auden, presents a day out for Londoners at their south coast destinations. Leaving London during a heat wave, they make their way to Brighton, Broadstairs, Ovingdean and Eastbourne to swim, dance, chatter and enjoy the Palace Pier's amusements.
Chichester and District [Drive-in Cinema Short]
A short compilation of film material held by Screen Archive South East shown at the Chichester Drive-in cinema screenings in August 2020. One of two shorts screened during the event accompanied by music composed by Nina Humphreys.
Fire in Their Eyes
|Date||[ca. 1937]; 1968; [ca. 1978]||ID||3106|
Archive footage of the Haywards Heath Fire Brigade just prior to the Second World War is followed by images of vintage fire engines and of fire service demonstrations at Expo Sussex '68; an Open Day at Haywards Heath Fire Station in the 1970s; local fires; and the International Fire Training Centre in Gloucestershire.
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