In the summer of 1924 millionaire racing driver, Count Zborowski made a series of home movies with friends, attempting to replicate favourite scenes from silent Hollywood films.
Peter Watkins and the Playcraft Film Unit
The documentary, ‘Peter Watkins and the Playcraft Film Unit’ (2017) by Tim Jones focuses upon the five amateur films produced between 1957 and 1962 by Peter Watkins and Playcraft, a […]
The documentary Seeking Sydney, explores the work and life of Sydney Bligh. Bligh specialised in making newsreels of Canterbury during the 1930s, many of which were filmed in colour.
Parade at cricket ground
An army parade at the cricket ground shot by George Page on 9.5mm film.https://vimeo.com/344986883
Enthronment of the Archbishop
Enthronement of Cosmo Gordon Lang as Archbishop of Canterbury in 1928.
Film of a recruitment march in Canterbury. This was shot on 9.5mm by George Page,
British Legion Parade
Film of the British Legion Parade in Canterbury featuring Admiral of the Fleet, Earl Jellicoe.
Denne’s Mill Fire
Destruction by fire of Denne’s Mill (often called Abbot’s Mill) in 1933.
CANTERBURY AMATEUR ARCHIVE FILM SCREENING No.15
This is a new screening which has been put together as part of the 850thCommemoration of Thomas Becket. Footage from the original performance of T.S. Eliot’s ‘Murder in the Cathedral’ […]