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The Marchioness Camden Presents New Colors to Special Reserves at Shorncliffe
|Date||19 August 1913||ID||870|
This newsreel shows Joan Pratt, 4th Marchioness Camden presenting new Colours to The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment at Shorncliffe military station.
Southdown Fighters - The 1st Southdown Battalion
|Date||19th November 1914||ID||3074|
Two Gaumont Graphic newsreel segments are taken from their issue no. 382, from the 19th November 1914. They show the newly recruited 1st Southdown Battalion of the Royal Sussex Regiment at Eastbourne Station followed by footage of trenches entitled 'The fight for Dixmude'.
[A ‘Capitol’ Newsreel by Clifford Spain I]
|Date||1919 - 1931||ID||1515|
This compilation contains films of local interest which were exhibited in a newsreel format at the Capitol Cinema in Walton-on-Thames by its manager Clifford Spain. The events captured on film are primarily community-driven ones, filmed to attract their participants to the subsequent cinema screenings.
[A ‘Capitol’ Newsreel by Clifford Spain II]
|Date||1922 - 1932||ID||1517|
A compilation of films of local interest which which were exhibited in a newsreel format at the Capitol Cinema in Walton-on-Thames by its manager Clifford Spain. The films, from 1922, 1931 and 1932, record community events including an RSPCA horse show and several garden fetes. The camera pays much attention to recording the visitors who frequent the events.
Joe Beckett’s Wedding
|Date||23 August 1923||ID||3157|
This silent newsreel features the wedding of boxer Joseph Beckett. The opening title reads: "Worthing; Joe Beckett's Wedding; Thousands cheer our popular, heavy-weight Champion and his pretty bride; Pathé Gazette". Large crowds are seen outside St. Paul's Church on Chapel Road. The film ends with a brief shot of Joe Beckett and his wife smiling.
A newsreel showing a rain-drenched parade representing local industries through the streets of Maidstone. The parade was organized as a hospital fundraiser. The online video includes an audio commentary by Dr Frank Gray at the start of the film.
[The Kent Messenger Newsreel]
A three part compilation showing Pilot Sir Alan Cobham preparing for his flight in a Shorts Bristol Seaplane to the Belgian Congo. Scenes from the Thanet Air Race Cup, and crowds gathering at Mote Park in Maidstone to see the “Kent Messenger” Ford car presented to Mr W.H. Frost by the Mayor. The online video includes an audio commentary by Dr Frank Gray.
[Schneider Trophy Flights, Calshot 1931 (HCR)]
This black and white newsreel film provides highlights of the development of the Rolls-Royce Engine used in the Supermarine Rollys-Royce S.6.B. seaplane along with the plane and pilots competing in the Schneider Cup/ Schneider Trophy on 13th September 1931 from Calshot. This film has intertitles throughout.
Only Once A Year
|Date||8 August 1932||ID||3053|
"Only once a year does the 'line' regiment replace 'The Guards' - and this year the Royal Sussex Regiment had the honour", an event which is recorded in this Pathé Gazette film. The film includes images of the Regiment marching past Buckingham Palace, holding up the traffic which follows behind.
|Date||12 May 1937||ID||10041|
This black and white and colour edited film opens with a Movietone News film with added edited family footage of mixed military bands parading with the Royal Gold Coach along Oxford Street. The film-maker has also added views of Buckingham Palace, the Canada Gates and the Victoria Memorial to the second part of the film. The film ends with a British Movietone News end slate. [The Movietone news film is not included in the online clip]
Sussex: Dyke Railway
|Date||[31 December 1938?]||ID||3458|
This short newsreel features a Southern steam locomotive on the Dyke Railway as it begins its last journey. Snow falls at The Dyke station as the Station Master, Mr Charles James Weller, is seen coupling the carriage to the locomotive and passing the 'staff' to the train driver to authorise the train's journey on the single track line.
[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.
Scrapbook: A cine magazine for farmers - Number 2
|Date||1950 - 1951||ID||2187|
One of a series of cinemagazine films about farm technology, sponsored by Shell and BP. This issue contains a compilation farming stories and scenes including visits to Arundel Castle, items on silage farming, sheep transportation, farming on steep land, a tractor from 1919, a livestock and agricultural show in Dublin.
[Southern News: John Logie Baird plaque unveiling]
|Date||[ca. 1950s - 1960s]||ID||400|
This news item from Southern News captures the official unveiling of a plaque at 26 Guildhall Street, Folkestone. The plaque is unveiled by the wife of John Logie Baird to commemorate her husband's early experimental work on the premises during 1924.
A Father Hands Over His Son’s Victoria Cross
|Date||13 August 1952||ID||903|
A Gaumont British news item about a parting parade of the Royal West Kent Regiment at Maidstone and a father handing over his fallen son's Victoria Cross to a museum.
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