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[The Seasons at Otford]
In this film, Mr. Newman documents a year in Otford, filming the countryside around Otford, as the seasons change over the year.
[Miscellaneous Family Scenes IV]
|Date||[ca. 1930s - 1940s]||ID||710|
A compilation of home movie material, including family outings to the beach, an excursion in an open-top car, and various family scenes in a garden where a young boy playfights with his grandfather (?) and watches female relatives playing on a seesaw. There is also a sequence of rough seas battering the coast and a shot of a tank driving along a road.
High Tides & Gales
Title: “High Tides & gales”. A very short film showing scenes of a coastline being hit by high winds and rain, at a high tide, followed by a portrait shot of a woman smiling at the camera as she models.
[Xmas at Hazeldene. Picking Spring Flowers]
Members of the Nightingale family gather in the snow-laden garden of the family home 'Hazeldene' - they build a snowman, have a snowball fight and play musical instruments. The film also contains footage from the following Spring of the Nightingale women picking wild primroses and daffodils.
[A Winter Cruise; SS Avoceta 3500 tons]
|Date||26 October 1929 - 18 November 1929||ID||3214|
A detailed film by Ralph Staley of a cruise with his wife Nellie aboard the SS Avoceta; sailing from Liverpool and visiting Portugal, Madeira and the Canary Islands. Mrs Staley is filmed amongst other passengers and crew on deck. They take in the main tourist sights at all the stop off points and film some of the local people and customs they encounter. This film has intertitles throughout.
A Typical Budget [West Sussex News Items]
A film complilation showing notable events in Bognor Regis and nearby locations in West Sussex that includes the S.S. Mango ashore at Selsey and the ruins of Cowdray House, Midhurst.
[Glimpses of Pre-war Worthing and Everyday Folk]
|Date||1938 - 1939||ID||3377|
This silent amateur film captures numerous street scenes in Worthing, in particular those which took place during the harsh winter of 1938. It also records 'Sparks and Son Builders and Contractors' working on various local buildings.
Herne Bay Newsreel 1938
Part a series of newsreels made by John Clague in Herne Bay. The film includes storm damage to Herne Bay and Margate, a horse display by 'The Cossacks', the West Cliff Regatta, diving by Prof. Bert Powsey, the Carnival, the Herne Bay Regatta, a bowls match, air raid precautions, the retirement of Captain Hill, a traffic accident, a capsized dinghy and winter sports.
Herne Bay Newsreel 1939
This is one of a series of local newsreels made by John Clague, featuring events in the town of Herne Bay. The film includes Regatta Day, 'Men of Kent and Kentish Men' luncheon, and Herne Bay covered in snow and the frozen sea.
An amateur film recording people and places in Lindfield during the 1940s.
This colour and black and white edited family film features the family home in Ottershaw between 1940 and 1942, a visit to Somerton in Somerset and Mr Giles in his Auxillary Fire Servce (AFS) uniform with Bugatti Fire Engine. The family are also seen playing with toys in the garden, ice skating on a frozen pond, at a sports day event and scenes of a rugby game at Allen House School.
[Family Christmas Celebrations]
|Date||[1944; 1947; December 1948]||ID||8615|
This mixed colour and black and white film opens with the Hinchliff family celebrating Christmas, sitting around a table eating Christmas cake and drinking tea. The children play with a dog, a cat and have fun in an inflatable sailboat on a garden pond. Several family members are seen sitting and tending to the garden, or welcoming visitors.
|Date||1948 - 1958||ID||8617|
This edited black and white and colour film follows a boat trip along the Thames between Windsor and Marlow. The boat passes through a lock and past the 'Compleat Angler Hotel' in Marlow. The second part of the film shows Marlow under flood conditions ca.1950s.
Herne Bay Newsreel 1952 (sound)
This newsreel compilation, made by John Clague, features events in the town of Herne Bay in 1952. It includes stormy weather, the Carnival, the Glenbervie holiday home, the West Cliff Regatta, Reculver Women's Institute, the Kent Agricultural Show and Herne Bay Regatta. Please note: only the Kent Agricultural Show clip is online.
The Great Storm 1953
Scenes of the devastation caused by the severe storms of winter 1953. This amateur film-maker’s record shows the rough seas still battering the coastline at Hampton. The film is intertitled throughout.
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