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Our Screen Heritage is looking for films that capture different aspects of LGBTQIA+ life in Kent and the South East. They may feature people, places, everyday scenes and special events such as Pride celebrations and LGBTQIA+ weddings.
Do you have films that we can preserve and use within our project?
FILMS OF THE TOWN
Community Production, c. 1925
This is the earliest example of a seaside publicity film in Screen Archive South East’s collection, dating from the mid 1920s. The film promotes Margate as a most fashionable seaside resort. This 35mm nitrate film is tinted and toned and has intertitles throughout.
Francis Henry Newman, 1936-1939
This film documents the Newman family's various holidays to the seaside, including a trip on the Royal Eagle paddle steamer, a visit to Dreamland and fun on the beach at Cliftonville.
In the Mood and Beach Bound
Roy Sellen, 1964
Employees of a London-based Sainsbury's store are seen enjoying a day trip to Margate, including a visit to Dreamland.
All Go Margate
Ronald Haddock, 1970
Commissioned by Margate Corporation’s Publicity Department, this professionally produced publicity film has a commentary by Michael Aspel which advertises Margate as a ‘favourite family resort’; encouraging holiday-makers to visit the town for its beaches, entertainment and sports facilities.