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Scenes from all along the South Coast from Bournemouth to Margate, broken up by intertitles and produced by Marion Grierson in the 1930s.
Beside the Seaside
Margaret Grierson's film, with commentary written by W.H.Auden, presents a day out for Londoners at their south coast destinations. Leaving London during a heat wave, they make their way to Brighton, Broadstairs, Ovingdean and Eastbourne to swim, dance, chatter and enjoy the Palace Pier's amusements.
[King George V Silver Jubilee]
|Date||6 May 1935||ID||8593|
Made by amateur film-maker F. J. Williams, this film provides a record of local celebrations for King George V's Silver Jubilee in Brighton, Peacehaven and Rottingdean on May 6, 1935. The film contains footage of street decorations hung in Brighton, crowds celebrating with fancy dress and dance displays in Peacehaven. At Rottingdean a large wooden beacon is built to mark the occasion, a practice that was repeated across the British Empire on this date.
|Date||1937 - 1938||ID||3376|
Amateur film-maker Eric Sparks records the trains and stations of the Southern Railway Company, marking the moment when the first electrically powered trains traveled to Littlehampton and Bognor Regis in 1938. There is also colour footage of the Brighton Bell, images of maintenance being carried out on trains and carriages, bridge construction and the modern signal cabin at Brighton in operation.
[College; Brighton; West Wickham; War Preparations; Christmas; Racing]
A compilation of material filmed mainly by Emile Lauste, featuring family members and their activities. The film includes a number of scenes of Alva and the family at Wye College, Leslie in Hove and Lauste family and friends at Tudor House.
Sussex People's Scrapbook 1938
A film illustrating and promoting the activities of the Communist Party in Sussex in 1938. The film includes scenes of demonstrations on Brighton's sea front; the anniversary of the Russian Revolution; and men returning to Brighton, from fighting in the Spanish Civil War. Intertitles are used throughout the film.
[Advert for Daily Worker]
An advertisement for the Daily Worker communist party newspaper. The advert illustrates the variety of subject matter covered in the paper: news from industry, political cartoons, news for the housewife, gardening and sport.
Pot-Pourri or A Mixed Grill
An amateur film featuring Chichester and surrounds plus Eastbourne, Brighton and Bognor Regis. Captioned throughout.
War and Peace
An edited film made solely using wartime footage from the SASE collection and produced by Screen Archive South East to mark the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe.
A film illustrating and promoting the activities of the Communist Party in Sussex in 1939. The film includes the production of the party newsletter, a demonstration against unemployment, speeches at the Sussex Communist Party Congress, and a march in Eastbourne.
[Sargent Bus & Coach Services]
|Date||1939 - 1977||ID||4426|
Documenting the East Grinstead-based bus and coach company, the film covers trips from the early days of the company in the 1930s through to later ventures at the company’s car showroom in the 1970s.
[Domestic Garden; Winter Scenes]
|Date||[ca. 1941 - 1945]||ID||5122|
This compilation of film shows two girls playing together in a garden, the family playing in the garden, shots of the family's kittens and the children tobogganing down a hill in the snow.
[ARP at Work; Brighton Bomb Damage]
This colour film shows scenes of bomb damage and the ensuing rescue work of the Civil Defence Service in Brighton during the Second World War. Members of the Service are seen in several scenes attending bomb damaged houses. The ARP Controllers are shown coordinating various units, including wardens, rescue parties, fire services, and ambulances.
[Cricket Match; Military Parades; VE Day Party]
This film shows a cricket match in Laughton, a children's victory tea party, and a commemorative event for armed forces in Brighton. Other scenes show activities and events around Brighton, several of which include a visit from the Mayor.
[Holidays - Sussex and the North West of England]
An amateur film opening with scenes of Lewes and Brighton following with a trip to the Lake District in Cumbria and Manchester city centre.
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