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[Family at Southwick: Girl Exercising; Family Portraits]
Home movie footage taken by the father of an unknown family, living in Southwick, in the late 1940s. A girl performs amateur gymnastics and dances for the camera and rides on the back of a motorcycle.
Youth in Danger
Southwick Players Film Unit present... a morality tale for the youth of Southwick and Brighton. Jeff is put off by the thought of the youth club and gets into trouble on his night out. Later, Jeff discovers the club is more fun than he was expecting.
A compilation filmed by a local cine society showing events around Brighton, Hove and Southwick.
This short amateur drama tells the story of a man, who replies 'yes dear' to all his wife's demands. He is forced to take matters into his own hands when a burglar enters their house. An Albany Cine Club production, made by members in the mid 1960s.
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]
[Beach Scenes and Air Display]
The Parfitt family film "Riviera" scenes on Southwick Beach and an air display at Farnborough in Hampshire in 1964.
This silent film drama made by Albany Cine Club members that passes comment on changes to the UK railways made by Dr Richard Beeching in the 1960s. This 1964 production entitled: "Hard Lines" outlines the plan of two criminals to abduct a woman and kill her. The plan is ruined when another train line is closed and they are unable to get rid of the body.
The Steyning Line
|Date||6 February 1965||ID||2848|
Two amateur film-makers record a journey on the Steyning Line from Christ's Hospital to Brighton made one month prior to the lines closure. The film shows the entire trip, including the car journey to Christ's Hospital station, and includes views from the diesel train of the countryside and stations on route. The film also features scenes of Brighton as the men make their way from the Station to the seafront and back before making the return journey.
An album or journal style film featuring the Greenyer family at different times of the year.
BBC Radio Brighton
|Date||[1967 - 1968?]||ID||3539|
An amateur film which charts the early days of BBC Radio Brighton. The film includes scenes of the offices being converted, the station manager touring the region, and recordings on location. The station's first transmission officially began on the 14th February 1968, though it made unscheduled broadcasts in December 1967 to cover local severe snowstorms.
[Lorely and Angela’s Weddings]
|Date||1 Sept 1966; 21 Oct 1967||ID||4170|
Two family weddings, in South Wales and Southwick, filmed and edited with intertitles by Les and Joy Parfitt in 1966 and 1967. The couples stand outside the churches in which they have just been married, both brides in long satin dresses and veils.
[Fire at Southwick; Hovercraft; Peace Garden]
This film shows various scenes including: a fire taking hold at Southwick harbour aboard a ship with fire engines rushing to the scene; the family waiting to board a SR.N6 Hovercraft with shots from the cockpit; a Red Funnel ferry passing the craft at Ryde Harbour (?); the family wearing Western-themed fancy dress posing together; a turtle in a tank; the family at the Peace Garden, Patcham; and a shot of a medical sample filmed through a microscope.
[Fairground; House and Garden]
Scenes of children, including Emma-Jane Greenyer, riding on a fairground merry-go-round, fairground prizes and crowds at the fair. Children are then seen playing in a tent on the lawn. Final scenes show house rooftops and gardens with downland in the distance.
Five Films with the Theme "The Hotel Room"
Albany Productions presents... five films with hotel rooms as their theme, produced for the 1967 Short Film Team Contest. A man faking blindness mistakes a mannequin for a dead woman, a business man disappears through a door at Cliff Edge Hotel, a plumber gets up to no good, and a man decides to prolong his stay after a visit in the night.
Les Parfitt films his daughter Angela sunbathing, mowing the lawn and reading in the family garden in the summer of 1967, aged 21.
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