Film: 1157

London | 1960 | Silent | Colour + B/W

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Synopsis:

Amateur home movie of events in Croydon, suburbs of South London circa 1960.
Reedham school Purley, schoolgirls. Street scene.
Royal visit to Croydon, parade and Queen Elizabeth drives by in Rolls Royce car (b/w)
Croydon Millenary 1960, views of church. The Pageant in Lloyd Park to celebrate history of Croydon. Malcolm Muggeridge arrives. People in costume reenact Armada, Civil War and so on.
Remembrance Day 13/11/1960.
Davis Theatre and good street scenes. Theatre being demolished. New 1960's building work of Fairfield Halls, contrasting with old streets.


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