Theme Cine Club Film-making
Many film collections made by amateur cine societies from the region are held in the archive. Collections include films made by societies in Sevenoaks, Brighton, Bognor Regis and Haywards Heath amongst others. The cine societies often made films recording local events of importance such as royal visits, storms, carnivals, and current fashions. The making of short amateur fiction films were also a feature of many of these societies.
Films in this theme:
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Is there a Doctor?
A drama about a woman who reads a little about first aid, spots a man who falls over in the street and makes a very bad job of bandaging him up.
Odd Man In
A drama about a man with no money in Tunbridge Wells who tries various modes of transport and finishes at a cricket match.
Dead Man’s Gold
A ‘Cowboys and Indians’ western style drama filmed at High Rocks, Groombridge near Tunbridge Wells. Two ‘cowboys’ take gold from a dead man, fight each other over whether to help an injured woman or leave with the gold, and are ambushed and killed by Apaches.
A ‘chase’ drama about a man and woman who are locked out of their house and need a ladder.
Do You Know Your Sussex
This film takes the viewer on a brief tour of Sussex towns, villages and places of interest, inviting us to guess the identity of each location as it appears in the film. The answer is revealed with an inter title after each place featured. The film was made by Mr Phil Ellis, a member of the Institute of Amateur Cinematographers.
An unlucky Old Jonas loses out on a precious jewel in this North Downs Cinematograph Society production from the 1950s.
"Late Again"; Second Annual Garden Party; Filming “It Goes Like This”
A compilation of three films relating the the Sevenoaks Cine Society.
A compilation filmed by a local cine society showing events around Brighton, Hove and Southwick.
A morality tale set at the fictional Seahaven Harbour, produced by Albany Productions Film Unit in around 1952. Suspected of drug smuggling by the police, a businessman who refuses to give up his stash, puts his secretary in danger and kills the man who attempts to relieve him of the drugs kept in his office during a chase.
Element of Grace
Amateur film-maker Ray Young, a member of Eastbourne Cine Group, films members of St. Leonards Amateur Swimming Club in 1952 as they demonstrate front crawl, butterfly, back crawl and spectacular diving techniques at St. Leonards Bathing Pool, a lido built in the 1930s by Sydney Little, "the Concrete King".
This silent amateur black and white drama, tells the story of a family man, who is followed home from a local public house by a burglar, who breaks into the family's home whilst they are watching television. The film has opening and closing titles with credits.
Just The Ticket
A humourous fiction film made by The Ashford Association Film Society about a football fan's struggle to go to a Cup Tie at Wembley Stadium.
Home From Home
An amateur fiction film in which a pair of ghosts search for new lodgings when their home is demolished for new housing. The film uses superimposition and other editing devices to depict the paranormal goings-on.
[Cine Society Functions]
|Date||1954 - 1956||ID||1146|
An amateur record of Sevenoaks Cine Society's black-tie events during the mid-1950s. The events in formal dress show the members greeting, playing party games and dancing.
This amateur film features a Catholic religious procession at a church in Haywards Heath, with the group carrying a statue of St Maria. People associated with the Roman Catholic Church in Haywards Heath are seen processing from the church; they carry various banners and religious symbols. A religious ceremony is then conducted in the grounds of a large house.
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