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Start a Land Club
Using the Surrey Land Club as an example, this Ministry of Information film demonstrates the farmwork carried out by club volunteers and encourages people to start their own clubs.
An edited film with narration and soundtrack made using films from the Screen Archive South East wartime collection. Created by David Woods as part of his placement with SASE for the MA in Creative Writing at the University of Brighton.
Do You Take Enough Milk
A wartime film dedicated to the importance of drinking milk and its health benefits. The film was commissioned by the Electricity Council, London.
Message from Canterbury
A topical sermon by His Grace Dr. William Temple is accompanied by scenes of Canterbury Cathedral's interior, exterior and surrounding landscape, directed by George Hoellering during the war years.
This part fiction, part non-fiction, film with commentary and voice-overs explores Sheephatch Camp School near Farnham. It provides a record of the teenage schoolchildren taking advantage of the educational and boarding facilities on offer at the rural institution.
Civilians in Uniform
The town of Leatherhead’s pride in its contribution on the home front is demonstrated here in this reconstruction of the activities of the local Civil Defence organisation. The spoken narrative describes the duties undertaken by the Services.
A Sussex Symphony
A travelogue which explores the East and West Sussex countryside, following the path of the River Rother, visiting Brighton and Goodwood Racecourse.
New Faces Come Back
This partially-dramatised documentary traces the story of Jim, a flight engineer in the Royal Canadian Air Force who was badly burned during a Second World War aircraft accident. Jim undergoes reconstructive surgery and social rehabilitation at the Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead. His experiences earn him membership in the notorious Guinea Pig Club.
The film shows Harold Potter, the miller at Chegworth Watermill carrying out his daily duties. The mill is located on the River Len, a tributary of the River Medway. Mr Potter checks the stream and the sluice gates amongst other activities. The watermill is seen at work grinding corn. The original audio commentary accompanies the film.
|Date||1946 - 1954; ||ID||10039|
Beach Snapshots showing scenes of the Brighton Swimming Club from the Roger Dunford 16mm film collection with added soundtrack and interviews from members of the swimming club; including some oral history extracts and photographs. This was part of a project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund in 2011.
A short film featuring the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) headquarters and the lifeboat station at Shoreham-by-Sea.
Ramsgate Peace Memorial, Plans and Laying of the Foundation Stone by HRH The Duchess of Kent
|Date||11 November 1947; 19 May 1948||ID||972|
In the first part of the film, work commences on the outpatients and casualty departments at Ramsgate General Hospital with the cutting of the sod ceremony, conducted by the mayor of Ramsgate. The second part of the film, filmed six months later, features the laying of the foundation stone by HRH The Duchess of Kent.
A professionally-made film in which BBC Sports commentator Raymond Glendenning tours Sussex on a Penny Farthing bicycle, stopping at places of local interest including Arundel Castle, the beach at Littlehampton and the racecourses at Fontwell Park and Goodwood. The film has an accompanying music and commentary soundtrack.
This incomplete documentary, with romantic commentary, features Chichester as its subject, but also looks at other aspects of Sussex and the South Downs in the introduction, such as The Long Man of Wilmington and Boxgrove Priory. Chichester and its cathedral forms the central feature of the documentary; the film ends abruptly as the narrator begins to introduce the interior of the cathedral.
[Parade Held on Quebec Day at the Regimental Depot in Chichester]
|Date||12 September 1948||ID||3056|
A brief professional film recording part of the Royal Sussex Regiment's annual Quebec Day celebrations. The regiment is joined by veterans, marching through the Priory Grounds in Chichester. The film has music and accompanying commentary.
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