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Vintage DVD - Surrey on Film 1914-1953

Vintage DVD - Surrey on Film 1914-1953

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This DVD has been donated by a Museum supporter. We have not played the DVD - but it looks to be in good condition

Made in 2004. Duration 61 minutes.

This fascinating compilation film, jointly produced by Screen Archive South East (SASE) and Surrey History Centre, traces community life in the county from peacetime through the trauma of two world wars and closes with the coronation celebrations of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953.

Among the films included on the video are: a parade in Godalming, 1913 (one of the earliest surviving films of a Surrey town); Women war workers in Shackleford during the First World War; Reigate Borough Carnival, 1926; Empire Day at the Southern Railway Servant's Orphanage, Woking, 1933; George V Silver Jubilee celebrations in Walton on Thames and Hersham, 1935; The Emberton Family of Chobham, 1936 and 1938; Walton's March for Victory, 1941; The Surrey Land Club, c.1942; The Gowlland Family of Croydon, 1944-1945; Leatherhead and District Civil Defence, c.1946; and Horley Cricket Club Coronation Fete, 1953.

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