Film: 1948

Places + Locations | 1940 | Sound | B/W


Sussex 1940's

River Rother - let's follow its route. Rural fields, farm animals, Etchingham Church - interiors as well. Stained glass windows. Small Sussex village - Very quaint and picturesque. Bodiam Castle - several different shots of this. Fine fortress, now a ruin. A stone bridge at Rye, lovely shots of the quaint streets of Rye, the old houses and inns of the steep streets. Half timbered buildings. Lots of nice views.
Brighton beach - very crowded, sunbathers on the pebbles. Building sandcastles, tourists in rowing boats. The bathing pond. Palace of Fun. Rifle gallery. Seaside games, ice-cream, deck chairs, band stand straw chairs. Excursion coaches to Hastings and the South Downs etc.
South Downs countryside Chanenbury Ring - Iron Age Hill fort. Rolling countryside. Wheat fields. Goodwood Races 1946. fashionable race-goers. Crowded race course. A native American Indian fortune teller. More rural life. Country churches, thatched cottages.

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