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DEFINITIVE LIST OF ALL FILMS MADE BY THE SOCIETY since it was formed in 1934.

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A young man arranges to meet his girlfriend but, what will he wear. A mix-up over trousers, nosey neighbours and misunderstandings result in a gentle comedy.

Made as a 16mm silent film in 1950.

Let's Go to the Movies

A celebrated concert pianist suffers a badly injured hand when she and her

husband are mugged in a dark Bristol alley. She cannot play again; but her

daughter grows up to be a great pianist too.

Made in 1951.

Impromptu

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The War was still only nine years into history and Civil Defence and the possibilities of atomic warfare were very much in people's minds. How would Bristol Civil Defence cope with the aftermath of an attack?


Made in 1954.

Our Good Neighbours

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Acted by the 1st Saltford Scout Troop, two scouts catch an apple thief and so clear themselves of suspicion.

Made in 1954.

You Call Yourselves Scouts

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The Lord Mayor of Bristol unveiled a memorial blue plaque to

William Friese-Greene, the pioneer of cinematography.


Made in 1955.

Friese-Greene Plaque

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A Wolf Cub from the 1st. Saltford Scout Group is out on a Bob-a-Job week.

He tracks down some burglars and brings them to justice.


Made in 1956.

Just the Job

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After a brief pre-amble, there is a description in broad technical terms of the construction of the bridge, then the competition for the design of the bridge and finally the way the bridge was built.


Made in 1956.

Clifton Suspension Bridge

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A film that has been used many times in many Bristol schools over the years.

It tells the story of the growth of the city of Bristol from the earliest times.


Made in 1956.

Western Gateway

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A drama set in Bristol and the coast.

Made in 1956.

The Red Scarf

Another scout film.

Made in 1956.

The Bird Book

The light-hearted story of a male agony aunt. Judged to be one of the Ten Best amateur films of 1958. "… impressed by its slickness, pace and smoothness,

qualities usually lacking in amateur films".


Made in 1957.

To Have and To Hold

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Documentary about the activities of Marlborough House Training School for the Mentally Handicapped.

Made in 1958.

Marlborough House

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Scouts track down a poacher.

Made in 1958.

Early One Morning

A comedy of mishaps.

Made in 1959.

Six Days Shalt Thou Labour

Made in 1959: A film about the care and welfare of cerebral palsied children at the Bristol Education Committee's school, Claremont.

Claremont

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Awarded FOUR STARS in the 1955 TEN BEST COMPETITION

Awarded a TEN BEST TROPHY in the 1954 TEN BEST COMPETITION

Gained a GOLD STAR in the 1956 TEN BEST COMPETITION and was awarded the BEST FICTION AWARD in the SCOTTISH FESTIVAL of that year.

Wins a GOLD STAR AWARD at the 1956 TEN BEST COMPETITION

Judged to be one of the TEN BEST amateur films of the year.

Awarded a TEN BEST TROPHY in the 1958 TEN BEST COMPETITION

Awarded the DAILY MAIL TROPHY as the FILM OF THE YEAR and BEST DOCUMENTARY : 1959 TEN BEST WINNER : BMA SILVER MEDAL for BEST NON-COMMERCIAL FILM, 1961 : OLIVER BELL TROPHY at the SCOTTISH, 1960 : FIRST IN DOCUMENTARY at AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL : BROADCAST AWARD for FILM BEST SUITED TO TV, presented by CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION, 1964 : WINNER at VANCOUVER AMATEUR FILM FESTIVAL, 1960.