TOTALLY ARCHIVE. .

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We produce a range of DVDs featuring interesting old cine films. We have been collecting amateur footage for about ten years and now have a unique extensive archive of hitherto unseen footage. Unlike other producers of archive DVDs, as our name suggests, we will not pad out our DVDs with contempory footage - they are totally archive. All the footage was shot on silent film but we include interesting informative commentary where appropriate.

Living in Sussex, it made sense to produce our first DVD with footage from our home county.

SUSSEX IN OLD FILM

This DVD contains films shot in Hastings,Bexhill,Eastbourne,Seaford,Newhaven,Brighton,Hove,Goodwood,Littlehampton, Bognor and other places. Themes include people at play and work, steam trains,trolleybuses, trams,shipwrecks, storm damage,motor sport and lots more

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Running time. Approx 58 minutes.

Price £12.99p inc P+P

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MORE SUSSEX IN OLD FILM

Following the success of our first DVD we have produced a second using archive footage of Sussex. The format follows that of the original, with more footage dating back to the 1930s. There are scenes from Hastings, Eastbourne, Brighton, Littlehampton, Bognor and many small villages with scenes of the Boys Brigade at a camp at Glynde, horse racing at Goodwood, last train to Kemp Town and much much more

Running time: Approx 1 hour

Price £12.99p inc P+P

 

FARMING IN THE FIFTIES

This footage was shot by a farmer in the 1950s. It is glorious footage showing pigs being born and reared, cows being milked,grass being cut and stored for silage,potatoes being sown with groups of women harvesting the crop,corn being grown and harvested as well as the more mundane jobs of clearing ditches, trimming hedges and clearing muck. Trips to The Dairy Show at Olympia in 1939 and shots of the Royal Agricultural Show at Bath are also included. This DVD really does take you back to the days when the sun always seem to shine.

Running Time: Approx 59 minutes

Price £ 12.99 inc P+P

 

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LONDON IN THE 1920s,'30s&'40s

This footage was taken from a variety of sources. Some film was shot by professional firms who ceased trading long ago. The rest was taken by amateur photographers with a variety of equipment. The earliest footage is from the late 1920s with a ride on a horse drawn bus around the city. There are views of Croydon Airport, a large section of the docks when they were in their heyday, London Zoo when you could have a ride on an elephant or hold a crocodile! - yes I did sat hold a crocodile, colour footage of bomb damage and victory celebrations and much much more.

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Running Time: Approx 59 minutes

Price £ 12.99 inc P+P

 

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LONDON IN THE 1950s

In this DVD of London In The 1950s we start with views of the Coronation with the street decorations and crowds of well wishers. Rare colour shots of a Thames Pageant with many decorated floats making their way up the Thames. There is a section on the Festival of Britain before we take a look at public transport in the Capital with early shots from Heathrow, tube trains and buses. Chessington zoo and fair are shown before they became "The World of Adventures" Suburbs are shown being built after the destruction of the war years and much more to take you back to an era 60 years ago.

Running Time: Approx 59 minutes

Price £ 12.99 inc P+P

 

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LONDON IN THE 1960s and '70s

In the last of our trilogy of DVDs featuring London, we visit some of the tourist sites like The Houses of Parliament and some suburbs like Brixton. Public transport features prominently and we see the last of steam engines at Waterloo as well as modern diesel traction at Kings Cross and St. Pancras. Buses are not forgotten ands we witness the last run of the famous RT buses and take a trip to the skid pan at Chiswick works. New jets arrive at Heathrow to take over from the propeller driven craft. We also take a trip up the Thames from the City to Kingston

 

Running time. Approx 57 minutes.

Cost £12.99 each inc P+P. You can pay by Paypal by clicking on the link below

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KENT IN OLD FILM

This DVD of Kent features previously unseen footage of the County dating back to the 1930s, with the majority being shot in the 1950s and 1960s. Places visited include Tunbridge Wells, Margate, Walmer, Folkestone, Sittingbourne and more. We visit Dreamland, hop pickers, steam trains including the Golden Arrow, an accident on the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway, Brands Hatch, Trolleybuses in Maidstone, Walmer lifeboat, families enjoying themselves on the beach, Ramsgate model villlage and much more.

Running time. Approx 57 minutes.

Cost £12.99 each inc P+P. You can pay by Paypal by clicking on the link below

MOTORING MEMORIES

This DVD uses clips from a variety of sources using both black/white and colour footage. From Rolls Royces in the 1930s through the war years to the 1950s and 1960s. This evocative footage is a must for anybody with a love of the heyday of British motoring.

Running time Approx. 57 minutes

Cost £12.99 each inc P+P. You can pay by Paypal by clicking on the link below

 

 

MOTOR SPORT 1930s -1970s

This DVD looks at all forms of motor sport from grass track racing on a farm to the 1955 Isle of Man TT races and from the 1935 Grand Prix at Donnington to the 1959 Le Mans 24 hours race. This is a nostalgicand entertaining look back at vehicles and events never to be seen again.

Running time. Approx 58 minutes

Cost £12.99 each inc P+P. You can pay by Paypal by clicking on the link below

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TRAMS AND TROLLEYBUSES

This DVD shows UK trams and trolleybuses as they plied their trade round many towns and cities in the UK. The majority of the footage is of trolleybuses as many tram systems had disappeared before cine cameras became affordable by the masses. Places visited include Birmingham, Brighton, Hastings, Derby, Southampton, Reading, Bradford and more.

 

 

Running Time 1 hour

Cost £12.99p each inc. P+P. You can pay by Paypal by clicking on the link below

or by sending a cheque.

 

CLASSIC BUSES

The main era that this DVD covers is when crew buses were being phased out in favour of one man operation. However there are scenes of charabancs from the 1930s and black and white footage from the 1950s. Many places are visited including London with the last run of the RTs, Eastbourne, Brighton, Darlington, Derby, Scotland, Wales and many more locations

Running Time 1 hour

 

Cost £12.99p each inc. P+P. You can pay by Paypal by clicking on the link below

or by sending a cheque.

 

CIVIL AVIATION

This DVD starts with shots of Croydon Airport in the 1930s, and continues with other rare unseen 1930s footage then progresses to colour footage of Farnborough in 1949 and other airfields showing a wide variety of planes in the 1960s and early 1970s

 

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Totally Archive
10 Fraser Avenue
Eastbourne
East Sussex
Bn23 6BD

Trade orders are welcome with generous discounts for 5 or more copies. Please contact us at enquiries@totallyarchive.co.uk

STOCKISTS OF THE DVD

The Camera Shop High Street Hailsham,
Bexhill Museum
The Bookshop 22 High Street East Grinstead
Fishermans Museum Hastings
Bucklands Photographic, 36 Church Street,Seaford
Watsons Newsagent Terminus Road Eastbourne
Music Memorabilia High Street Alfriston
Photographica, High Street Arundel
Eastbourne Tourist Information Centre, Cornfield Road, Eastbourne
Watsons Newsagents Terminus Road Eastbourne

 

 

OCEAN LINERS

If your interest in nostagia extends to Ocean Liners, we would like to recommend another website - www,joeclarkfilms.com. Joe worked on liners all his life and since his retirement has indulged in his passion for these wonderful old ships by producing DVDs of liners,both ancient and modern. A proportion of all his sales is donated to the Mission To Seafarers