New Forest Life
1. New Forest Borderlands
Extract from a promotional film commissioned by Christchurch Borough Council in 1939, exploring the history and traditions of the New Forest.
Avenue Films Ltd.; 1939; B/W; sound
2. Seedtime and Harvest
A silent film study of age-old farming techniques, as practised at Tucks Hole, near Fordingbridge in the late 1930s.
Eric Ashby; 1936-37; B/W; silent
3. The Seasons
Extracts from a colour amateur film, including New Forest scenes, taken during the 1940s.
Frank Bealing; 1939-46; Colour; silent
4. D-Day Preparations in Hampshire
Silent footage of an Army transit camp in the New Forest, during the run up to D-Day in 1944.
Army Film Unit; 1944; B/W; silent
5. Exercise Salvare
A film record of the Civil Defence exercise which took place in and around the New Forest on 3 May 1959.
Hampshire County Council; 1959; B/W; silent
6. Burley - a New Forest Village
Educational documentary by staff and pupils of Weston Park Secondary Boys School, Southampton.
Ken Carey/Weston Park Secondary Boys School; 1961; Colour; sound