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Winchelsea and its Surroundings. A Day with Harry Furniss and his Sketchbook
Illustrator and caricaturist Harry Furniss is filmed with his sketchbook at various locations in and around Winchelsea and Hastings. The actuality footage is introduced with intertitles and is intercut with images of sketches in progress.
[Crowhurst Farm Mission]
An amateur film recording the work of the Crowhurst Farm Mission for hop-pickers in East Peckham, Kent run by the Reverend Miles Sargent with the support of medical students from London and the University of Oxford.
[Benenden School; Pageant Play]
Benenden Independant Girl’s School (attended by Felicity Hobson) stage an historical pageant and various dance and drama performances.
[Brighton Swimming Club: Beach Snapshots part 1]
A compilation of films made by Brighton Swimming Club member Roger Dunford, featuring swimming club members, activities and related scenes on Brighton beach from the mid to late 1940s.
This a part dramatised fiction, part non-fiction, film with commentary and voice-overs explores Sheephatch Camp School in Tilford near Farnham. It provides a record of the teenage schoolchildren taking advantage of the educational and boarding facilities on offer at the rural institution.
[Bedales School; Wycombe Abbey School; Marlow Town]
|Date||[ca. 1948 - 1958]||ID||8618|
This edited colour and black and white film shows the Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Hampshire countryside following the River Thames. The film includes exterior shots of the grounds and buildings of two independent day and boarding Schools - Bedales School, Hampshire and Wycombe Abbey School, Buckinghamshire and displays by some of the students.
Making a Single Section Book
Educational film demonstrating book binding. Instructions are given in three stages: cutting and assembling boards and spine, sewing, and fixing the book into the case. All stages are demonstrated by a pupil/student and intertitles are used to provide further instructions. The finished book is inspected by a teacher.
Pennies. School Trip to Switzerland
'Pennies' is a cautionary story about the importance of road safety. Two boys on a bike are hit by a car. One boy is killed and the other injured. His class give pennies to the teacher for funeral flowers. The second film (not online) 'School Trip to Switzerland' follows a group of children as they learn about the Swiss way of life and explore the countryside.
Brighton in Coronation Year
|Date||1953 - 1954||ID||120|
A film made by a member of the Institute of Amateur Cinematographers which features various aspects of Brighton during the centenary year of 1953, including parks and gardens, festivities and other events. The film is accompanied by an occasional commentary which gives key facts about the history of Brighton, together with an upbeat soundtrack throughout.
[School; Kidbrooke Park; Fire; Hoya; Gardens; Sports; Bonfire]
|Date||1956; 1957; 1958||ID||8625|
This collection of colour films, documents the film-maker's visit to Michael Hall - A Steiner Waldorf School, within the grounds of Kidbrooke Park, West Sussex. The films also include an event at a bonfire and a tour around a greenhouse with a selection of plants.
[The Stringless Yo-Yo]
Harvey Matusow explores his complex relationship with the House of Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) in two reels of film. A range of archival images and sounds are edited together in a non-linear, avant-garde format.
[Keffolds Home; Yangzom and Tibetan Students]
Scenes from Keffolds, an Ockenden Venture home, at which Tibetan children are being educated and cared for. Included is an interview with Ockenden founder Joyce Pearce.
In Search of Security [USIS]
|Date||[ca. 1960s - 1970s ?]||ID||7060|
Vietnamese and Highland Tribes who have been displaced are seen in temporary camps and new settlements, building and making new lives.
[Bexhill & Places: College; St. Peters Christmas; Hidlands; Sea Moods; Hastings; Gravesend; London at Night]
|Date||[ca. 1960 - 1970s]||ID||7923|
A collection of scenes from around East Sussex and Kent, interspersed with footage taken from the front of a car, that includes views of a beach, a visit to London with shots of a London Trade Show and domestic Christmas family scenes at home in Bexhill-on-Sea as recorded by Christopher Harris.
|Date||1960 - 1961||ID||8264|
An artistic film with original music featuring bread production processes at the J. Lyons & Co. Bakery in Crawley made by a student of the Guildford School of Art.
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