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[Wartime at Home]
|Date||[ca. 1940 - 1943]||ID||749|
A compilation of seemingly staged footage, filming people visiting a family home during the Second World War. Two young children playing in the pond, and a young soldier courting his sweetheart, are amongst those visiting the house's garden.
[War Time 1943-1945]
|Date||1944 - 1945||ID||1706|
Film of the Gowlland family, intercutting family life and outings with war-time events including V1 bombings and the end of the war. John has a toy doodlebug, the family take refuge in a Morrison shelter, and in the country. With the arrival of the end of the war, blackout restrictions are lifted, and the family take a trip to the beach.
Is there a Doctor?
A drama about a woman who reads a little about first aid, spots a man who falls over in the street and makes a very bad job of bandaging him up.
This spoof style narrative entitled: "From a.m to p.m" created by the IMLT (Institute of Medical Laboratory Technicians, Sussex-Sub Branch), shows a young man gaining employment in a medical laboratory. The film shows the unfortunate outcome of not following the rules, with the death of the new employee.
Art for Arts Sake
A fiction film, possibly produced by Brighton Cine Club in around 1957, in which an artist wows his audience with his powers of realism.
How to Give Up Smoking
This amateur spoof public health colour film opens with a series of intertitles showing a list of spoof contributors and production support credits followed by a one shot sequence of a woman refusing the offer of a cigarette by a man. The film has opening and closing titles with production credits. Dubbed sound is used for the short live action shot.
A Matter of Convenience
A man searching for somewhere to go to the toilet thinks he has stumbled upon a crime scene on a secluded rural country lane, in this Woking Cine Club fiction production from the mid 1960s. Upon seeking help from the police, it is revealed to be a Woking Cine Club film drama, not a genuine crime.
The Private Life of a Cine Camera
This amateur spoof documentary purporting to give a cine camera’s view of its owner, narrates its travel around Sussex and along the River Ouse, as well as by international travel to North Africa, Europe, Canary Islands, Jerusalem and Nazareth, with montages of city locations and monuments around the world. A sequence demonstrates the method of titling on cine film, with behind the scenes recording of a drama for the HHC&VS. With opening/closing titles and music.
This colour amateur spoof comedy documentary on the mining of treacle at Chailey, attempts to explain the historical process of mining and refining the treacle before being sold for consumption. The film also includes the 'invention' of the toffee apple and transportation of finished products. The film has opening and closing titles with commercial music and voice over narrative.
The Commandants Office
This satirical film was made by students at the Bognor Regis College of Education. The film attempts to portray the college as a Nazi prisoner of war camp and shows a prospective students' encounter with students and an overzealous teacher.
This amateur colour spoof documentary film created by the Haywards Heath Cine & Video Society demonstrates the methods used to achieve audio lip sync using a technique called 'Pulse Sound'. The film has opening and closing titles with music.
The Last Straw
This amateur spoof nature documentary follows a film crew on search of the fictitious 'Lesser Mongo Ostrich', to document its rare mating dance. The crew procrastinate rather than focus on their work, causing the director to panic and miss the once in a lifetime display. Sound effects, music and voice over are dubbed onto the film to create the soundtrack. The soundtrack on the opening and closing titles/credits has been removed from this online clip for copyright reasons.
Mister Chairman !!!
This amateur spoof documentary is centred around the Annual General Meetings of an amateur cine society, where year on year things go wrong in spite of the efforts to save the club by the chairman; ultimately forcing him to resign at the end of the meeting. The film has opening and closing titles with some additional dubbed sound effects and cheering.
It’s Magic - The Unique Instant Experience
This amateur spoof film shows the demonstration of a new machine to automatically edit holiday cine films to the correct duration without too much work. The demonstration is to a group of cine enthusiasts in a village hall, but all does not go to plan. This film has opening and closing titles.
This amateur comedy drama tells the story of a couple that order a mans suit from a mail order catalogue, but there is a mix up with the order. This film has animated opening title and credits with opening instrumental music.
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