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[Manor House Estate; King George V Silver Jubilee; Family; Holiday; Airfield]
This film shows the Reed family making preparations to celebrate King George V Silver Jubilee with intercut shots of The Royal Landau passing the Austin Reed Store on Regent Street and Pathe film of the procession. The next part shows a family at the seaside and in the garden. Scenes at an air display feature amateur aircraft including a Le Pou du Ciel HM. 14.
|Date||12 May 1937||ID||10041|
This black and white and colour edited film opens with a Movietone News film with added edited family footage of mixed military bands parading with the Royal Gold Coach along Oxford Street. The film-maker has also added views of Buckingham Palace, the Canada Gates and the Victoria Memorial to the second part of the film. The film ends with a British Movietone News end slate. [The Movietone news film is not included in the online clip]
[Southern News: John Logie Baird plaque unveiling]
|Date||[ca. 1950s - 1960s]||ID||400|
This news item from Southern News captures the official unveiling of a plaque at 26 Guildhall Street, Folkestone. The plaque is unveiled by the wife of John Logie Baird to commemorate her husband's early experimental work on the premises during 1924.
Opening of Venture House
Venture House, an Ockenden Venture home for refugee children founded by Joyce Pearce, is opened by the Dean of Windsor. Included are scenes of the children during recreational activitiee.
The Way We Live
Ewan McColl and Peggy Seeger's music and songs accompany Julia James and Kurt Lewenhak's portrait of railway workers during the gradual usurption of railway steamers for diesel trains. Men working on the railways are seen building, repairing and driving the steam engines in and around Darlington.
|Date||15 May 1959||ID||3159|
A very short sequence of film from a Southern Television news item, showing Worthing Lido and a bathing beauty competition held there.
Universal Uncle no. 6 [Refugee Camps] [History of Writing?]
|Date||[1959 - 1960?]||ID||7059|
A reporter from Southern Television follows Peter Woodeye on a trip through refugee camps in Germany from Jersey to Lyubech. Included is footage of refugees and their housing, existing and under construction, in World Refugee Year (1959-1960).
The Lonely Ones
A documentary following the lives of young refugees in Europe, the Middle East and Hong Kong produced during World Refugee Year (1959-1960) by Associated Television Ltd. Narrative commentary is provided by a young girl, thankful for international aid and kindness.
BBC Home Service: Return to Pestalozzi
|Date||15 October 1959||ID||8101|
A radio programme, broadcast as part of the BBC's Home Service during 1959. The correspondent, Edward Ward returns to the International Pestalozzi Children's Village at Trogen in Switzerland to examine how it has developed since his last visit. The correspondent also talks to Dr Alexander about the development of the new British Pestalozzi Children's Village.
The Enchanted Pot
|Date||[ca. early 1960s]||ID||55|
A unique, avant-garde film produced by Harvey Matusow who is seen shaving in the opening scene. The film is a compilation of fictional and documentary scenes, animated pictures and commercials with hand-painted and scratched sections.
[The Annual St. George’s Day Parade Through Belfast]
A battalion of the Royal Sussex Regiment marches through Belfast city centre on 23rd April 1960, marking St George's Day. Elsewhere troops are seen at work aboard the sailing boat 'Guilding Star' which is docked alongside a naval ship.
Today and Tomorrow: Some Problems of Modern Society
Produced by H. K. Lewenhak in the West Midlands for ATV Midlands, the film follows a group of young volunteers at a committee meeting, reporting on the work they do in the community. Narration reflects on what the volunteers can learn from working with elderly and disabled members of the community.
BBC Panorama Programme
|Date||[ca. early 1960s?]||ID||8681|
A Christmas episode of BBC Panorama which includes a feature on the Pestalozzi village at Sedlescombe in East Sussex. The presenter, Richard Dimbleby, visits the village where he meets Pestalozzi staff and students who are preparing for their Christmas production.
[Chichester Festival Theatre Topping Day]
|Date||23 November 1961||ID||3945|
Scenes filmed at Chichester Festival Theatre on Topping Day, 23 November 1961. Sir Laurence Olivier, the theatre's first Artistic Director, makes a speech to construction workers, raising his glass to 'all the people who have thought up this beautiful idea... and who are going to use it and make a success out of it.'
[The Building of Chichester Festival Theatre]
Excerpts from interviews with Dr. Guthrie and Leslie Evershed-Martin concerning the building of Chichester Festival Theatre and its first Artistic Director Sir Laurence Olivier and actuality footage of HRH Princess Margaret laying the foundation stone, produced by documentary maker Bill Mason for Southern Television in May 1961.
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