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Canterbury 1936 Part 2
|Date||Saturday June 20th - Sunday August 9th||ID||11560|
This is part 2 of Sydney Bligh's newsreel, filmed in June, July and August 1936. The film shows various religious and military parades through the Cathedral grounds, the costumed cast from the play 'Cranmer of Canterbury', the burial service of Lady Davidson of Lambeth in the Cloisters, the Kent County Agricultural Show, a children's carnival and a male gymnastic display.
Canterbury 1937 Part 3
|Date||2 July 1937 - 14 July 1937||ID||11572|
Part 3 of a newsreel made by Sydney Bligh showing the key occasions and ceremonies in Canterbury and the surrounding area during July 1937. The film includes Presentation of Colours to the Kent Branch of the British Red Cross, Conservative Garden Meeting, Pageant in Deanery Garden, Roman Catholic Pilgrimage to Canterbury, Opening of the new Hospital and a visit to the Kent County Agricultural Show.
Canterbury 1937 Part 4
|Date||25th July 1937- 11th November 1937||ID||11573|
This is part 4 of a newsreel made by Sydney Bligh to show the key occasions, festivals and ceremonies in Canterbury and the surrounding area from July to November 1937.
[Canterbury 1939 Part 3]
|Date||10th - 22nd July 1939||ID||11565|
This is a newsreel made by Sydney Bligh capturing the key occasions, festivals and ceremonies in Canterbury and the surrounding area in July 1939. The film shows: a trip on the River Medway, A memorial service parade through Burgate, the Naval Cadets gym display, a fire brigade demonstration, and children dancing at the St. Bede's school.
Sidney Bligh's film records a few moments of 'Cousin Peter' as a toddler, then focuses on the early years of his daughter, Joan Mary - from a newly born baby to toddler, in this collection of small snippets from 1939 to 1942.
Incendiary Bomb Demonstration
This short colour training film shows a demonstration on how to deal with an incendiary bomb. Set alight in a tin roofed shed with hay bales and wooden furniture, the bomb quickly takes hold but is brought under control.
Incendiary Bomb Practice
This short colour film shows a wartime training session for civilians, demonstrating rescue techniques, and dealing with incendiary devices.
Lefevre's Funeral and Montgomery's Visit
|Date||19 October 1945; 20 October 1945||ID||11584|
This short film takes place over two days, 19th and 20th October 1945. On the 19th the funeral of Canterbury's Lord Mayor - Alderman Charles Lefevre. On the 20th, the visit by Field Marshal Montgomery to the city is filmed.
|Date||20 October 1945||ID||11585|
This film show Field Marshall Sir Bernard Montgomery coming to Canterbury to receive the Freedom of the City. He inspects the troops and gives a speech at the Guildhall.
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