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A theatrical staging of Robinson Crusoe, produced by George Albert Smith in 1902.
Hawkeye, the Showman
A showman has bad luck with employees in this 1913 Hepworth production, directed by Hay Plumb.
|Date||1927 - 1935||ID||1021|
A compilation of scenes and events filmed in Broadstairs from 1927 to 1935, including the Broadstairs 'Water Sports' gala in 1927, Uncle Mack's Minstrels on stage, a fishing competition, and a trip to the North Goodwin light ship.
[London at Night in Neon Lights]
|Date||[ca. 1928 - 1935]||ID||9983|
This film shows mixed shots of London at night, illuminated by neon light from street lighting, shop fronts and marketing signage on the front of buildings and theatres. Piccadilly, Leicester Square, Charing Cross all feature with close-ups of signage and street views.
[Burne Family Pictures]
|Date||[ca. 1930 - 1932]||ID||593|
A compilation of home movie material from the early 1930s. Whilst on leave from their medical posts in Malaya, doctors Thomas and Catherine Violet Burne record family gatherings, holidays and school events in England.
[Broadstairs & St. Peter's Items]
|Date||1936 - 1937||ID||1023|
A compilation of items filmed by Enid Briggs in Broadstairs in the late 1930s. The selection includes variety performances staged on Broadstairs sands, rough seas and storm damage, a flower show, a display by the Red Cross and the 'Broadstairs Dickens Festival'.
The Main Bay
|Date||1937 - 1939||ID||1020|
Scenes filmed by Enid Briggs centering around seaside entertainment and activities in Broadstairs. Items filmed include beach activities, Uncle Mack's Minstrels performing on stage, a prize crop of Potatoes and boating from the Jetty.
[Scout Camp Performances]
This film shows a series of variety style indoor performances by several groups of Scouts and Scouting leaders including mixed division choirs, several variety theatrical performances, hand bell ringers, a pantomime and a group of men/ Scout leaders dressed in ballet dancing outfits dancing a Greek narrative dance and a Can-Can style dance. The film closes with scenes from a comedy based sketch performance. Some shots are dark.
Murder at the Theatre Royal
A murder mystery that takes place at the Theatre Royal. Famous tenor Maxwell Foster is murdered in his dressing room by Trevor 'Taffy' Jorden. When evidence is found that proves his guilt, Jorden frames his love rival Jack Merridew before committing suicide.
[Church Parade; Ashenground Camp]
This black and white Girl Guiding film shows various companies from the Mid-Sussex districts of Burgess Hill, Haywards Heath, Hassocks, and Hurstpierpoint exiting a Church on a parade, accompanied by a group of Cub and Boy Scouts. The groups then join together for a getharring on the Ashenground campsite where they sing songs and dance together around a campfire.
[OMCC Annual Meeting; Picnic]
A short film made about the Otford Methodist Children's Church's activities in 1944, with scenes of various church gatherings.
[Scouts at Ashenground; Show; Rover Investure; Air Scouts; Camp; Parade; Rally; Gala]
This black and white film shows several Scout based sporting and performing arts events including a swimming competition, a variety stage performance or 'Gang Show', mixed shots of several camps and rallies and snowy scenes of a parish church and Scouts playing winter sports.
The Fourth Year
|Date||1948 - 1949||ID||2998|
A two-reel film recording the activities of the fourth year of London Road School, in Burgess Hill. The film is divided into autumn, spring and summer term activities and depicts project work, school trips, sports day and preparing for the school play.
[Albert Hall; Show and Dances]
This black and white film opens with views of the interior of the Royal Albert Hall, London where a large group of Scouts sing and perform in the round (possibly a London Gang Show or 'Boy Scout' Pagent by Ralph Reader ?).
The Pageant of Farnham Castle
This amateur silent film features scenes from a theatrical production based at Farnham Castle. The film is divided up by regular intertitles which describe the scenes as they unfold. Actors and actresses are dressed in costumes from the period and act out major events in the history of the castle.
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