Screen Archive South East is a public sector moving image archive serving the South East of England. The archive's collections of magic lantern slides, films, videos and associated materials capture the many varied aspects of life, work and creativity from the early days of screen history to the present day and serve as a rich and invaluable historical resource.
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Streets of Horsham
The historic town of Horsham features in this amateur film from the 1960s, showing many of its historic streets, buildings and byways.
Amateur film 1965 5 mins Silent
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The quiet streets of Horsham feature in this short amateur film. We see shops, banks and pubs - many of which exist to this day. We see the old Town Hall in Market Square, which today functions as a restaurant. The film-maker then takes us to see the parish church of St Michael's in Amberley, West Sussex, where we also get views of nearby Amberley Castle.
Amateur film 1966 7 mins Silent Location: Hove
Catch a glimpse of Hove's old town hall before the bull-dozers move in as well as leafy Horsham scenes and a local hunt at Patcham in this film from Doreen Combes
Amateur film 1989 4 mins Location: Horsham
Gangs of bearded men in smocks vie with women in clogs as rival teams dance their way through the quiet streets of Horsham in this Morris Dancing extravaganza from 1989
Horsham Cricket Week and Grand Carnival, Thursday July 24th Horsham Cricket Week and Grand Carnival, Thursday July 24th
Sport 1913 5 mins Silent Location: Horsham
Sussex take on Lancashire in this charming film of Horsham Cricket Week and Grand Carnival
Amateur film 1934 32 mins Silent Location: Horsham
Wartime Horsham is just one part of this epic film about the Sussex town - with everything from lidos, traffic, air-raid shelters, navvies, cyclists and even circus elephants!
Promotional 1935 20 mins Location: London
A stunning promotional film presenting a picture of the huge growth of suburbia in the 1930s; featuring Art Deco and British Moderne style buildings with acres of Crittal wndows.
Amateur film 1960 11 mins Silent Location: Horsham
A fascinating view of Horsham's increasingly heavy traffic in the early 1960s, with buses, cars, markets and shops.
1962 12 mins Location: Soho
A children’s guide to bustling Soho, with a glimpse of its music industry, architecture and thriving restaurant scene.
Documentary 1969 25 mins
On release from jail, a man recalls the events leading up to his imprisonment.
1968 78 mins
It’s Britain vs USA in this drama by Dennis Potter as mild-mannered George finds himself in thrall to brash American Sam.
Drama 1968 27 mins
Three women seek the truth about love from a crystal ball in an early Fay Weldon play about trust and jealousy.
Action and Adventure 1955 28 mins
Four village schoolchildren encounter a spot of trouble when some crooks take up residence in the woods.
The one where Lindsay Anderson makes a film about fuel efficiency…