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Streets are decorated, cakes are baked and the locals are in fancy dress as the community comes together to celebrate the Silver Jubilee.
Home movie 1977 10 mins Silent
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The children of Aberbeeg have been very busy at school making Jubilee related artwork to decorate its halls as the village celebrates Queen Elizabeth’s Silver Jubilee. Bunting hangs high, and children are dressed in some wonderful costumes that include a post box! Egg and spoon races take place in a field, and it all culminates in a community feast, everyone gathered around long tables positioned in the middle of the street.
Jubilee on Film
Amateur film 1977 28 mins Location: Cuckfield
Cuckfield comes together to plan and celebrate the 1977 Silver Jubilee with contributions from the whole community.
Amateur film 1935 9 mins Silent Location: Great Hucklow
Gorgeous scenes of the Derbyshire village celebrating King George V's Silver Jubilee.
Non-Fiction 1935 11 mins Silent Location: Stepney
A dazzling portrait of Stepney in high spirits, celebrating the 25-year reign of King George V.
Amateur film 1977 6 mins Silent Location: South Shields
One big happy family on the streets of South Shields for the Queen’s Silver Jubilee visit.
Current affairs 1977 13 mins Location: Bath
A special report looks into the preparations for the Queen’s Silver Jubilee and her subsequent tour of the South West.
Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee - Paul - St Paul's South - Arrival of Queen's Carriage Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee - Paul - St Paul's South - Arrival of Queen's Carriage
Non-Fiction 1897 1 mins Silent
Queen Victoria can just be made out under her umbrella in this sequence filmed in St Paul’s Churchyard during her Diamond Jubilee.
1926 40 mins Silent
Compelling travel feature edited from footage of the 1925-26 Worsley Algarsson Arctic expedition.
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