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[Warship Week and Tank Week]
|Date||1941 - 1942||ID||9499|
A local newsreel featuring various key wartime events across 1941 and 1942. The Civil Defence are inspected, the Civic Restaurant is opened, a water works is inspected, Warship Week is celebrated, Tank Week brings excitement some for the children of Brighton and the Home Secretary tests an innovative listening device to help in the searching of bomb damaged buildings.
[Brighton Civic Week, Civil Defence Services and Land Girls]
|Date||1941 - 1942||ID||9500|
A mixed colour and black and white amateur film with intertitles showing events in Brighton during 1941 and 1942 including Brighton Civic Week and the National Day of Prayer services at St Peter's Church, Brighton's Salute to the Nations,the Home Secretary inspecting the Civil Defence Services, and Norman Hartnell with land girls on the Downs.
[Weddings, Christening and Seaside Pictures]
A compilation of amateur films which includes two weddings, a christening and outings to West Sussex beaches.
[Sussex in Technicolour]
|Date||1942; [ca. 1950s]||ID||9521|
A colour film made during the Second World War and shortly afterwards, showing scenes of Brighton and beyond.
An edited film with narration and soundtrack made using films from the Screen Archive South East wartime collection. Created by David Woods as part of his placement with SASE for the MA in Creative Writing at the University of Brighton.
A film with various colour and black and white scenes that include a group of children on a residential street with workmen behind them; portraits of two wedding groups - the first in a garden [several members in forces uniforms) and the other outside a church; scenes of a wedding reception for a second pair of newlyweds; a christening gathering in a garden; colour scenes of several children playing with bubble pots outdoors and playing a game.
[The work of the ARP following a bombing raid on Brighton]
|Date||May - September 1943||ID||9497|
An amateur black and white film of wartime Brighton capturing the aftermath of a bombing raid, the work of the ARP and an ARP training drill.
[Victory in Europe 1945]
|Date||8 - 13 May 1945||ID||448|
An amateur film with titles recording the end of World War Two celebrations in Brighton beginning on VE Day. Including official services, many street parties and a funfair.
[VE Day Celebrations in Brighton]
Filmed over several days, the VE Day celebrations in Brighton are captured here by an unknown amateur film-maker. The jubilant atmosphere is evident in the many street scenes.
[Winter Scenes; VE Day Celebrations]
|Date||[ca. 1945 - 1946]||ID||5124|
The opening part of the film [not included in online clip] shows a double exposure sequence of the family playing together in the snow, followed by a second sequence of double exposed shots [included in clip] of a VE Day procession.
[Victory Parade; Children with Cat]
This film shows scenes from a VE day parade moving down a residential street, with men and women in uniform and a Scout troop, parading past the camera. Several vehicles follow with banners and decorations that includes several tanks, a bus, an ARP ambulance, fire engine and “Casualty Car”. The second film shows a family scene with a girl playing with a cat and two girls playing together in a garden.
[Brighton Swimming Club: Beach Snapshots part 1]
A compilation of films made by Brighton Swimming Club member Roger Dunford, featuring swimming club members, activities and related scenes on Brighton beach from the mid to late 1940s.
[Brighton Ice Skating Rink]
This film shows a professional ice dancing couple [Pam Thorne & Roger Dunford] and a trio skating on an indoor ice rink the Brighton Sports Stadium. The film is inter-cut with a couple sitting on a bench on Brighton seafront. A performance with ice dancers in costume includes a pantomime horse duo, two minstrels and a chorus line of girls. The final scenes shows the group of performers posing for portraits in a field.
[B&P: Ice Skating; Seafront; Camera Tricks]
A young woman and a dog play in a garden; a couple go ice skating [dark]; a young woman and a man stand talking at the gate in Brighton [St Peter's]; Brighton Swimming Club bathers run out to swim in the sea [damaged]; a brief shot shows a naval vessel at sea; a man gets in a car and the camera is rotated [trick shot]; the car drives off; a group sit on a concrete bench.
[VE Day in the Garden]
Amateur colour film of a family celebrating VE Day in their garden in Brighton.
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