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Channel Islands Occupation Society Tape 1- 1) Scars on the Landscape-a Michael Ginns production concerning the fortifications left by the Germans after the occupation in Jersey and the need to preserve them. Includes an introduction to the island, their tactical position and the fortifications used up until the Napoleonic Wars, takes a tour around the island putting german fortifications and defence positions in comparison to the way they like in 1984, studies the fortifications and the interest that they arouse when placed in context, looks at the dumping of weapons and destroying of fortifications at the close of the occupation, the realisation of islanders that certain items that were being destroyed were irreplaceable, the Channel Islands Occupation Society being set up and put in charge of a number of bunkers to preserve them in the proper manner and the fact that German fortifications and defences form a part of Jersey's history-26 minutes 2) The German Occupation Railways of Jersey-1941-1946-a Michael Ginns and David Bishop production concerning the railways built in Jersey during the German Occupation. Includes an introduction to the history of railways in the island and their replacement by the bus systems, the building of forts by the Organisation Todt and the need to transport large quantities of concrete around the island quickly, the construction of railways and their routes around the island, evidence of the railways today, the reopening of quarries and the need to extend the railways to reach them, the trains and wagons that were used in the island during the occupation and a picture of the last full size steam locomotive running in Jersey-26 minutes. [Master Copy-see L/D/25/J2/1]
Channel Islands Occupation Society Tape 2 1) Summer of 1945-a Michael and Margaret Ginns production concerning the liberation of Jersey in the summer of 1945. Includes an introduction to the occupation of Jersey and the restrictions placed upon Channel Islanders by the Germans, the occurrence of D-Day but surrender not occurring in Jersey, the lack of supplies and fuel as a result of being cut off and the rescue of the islanders by the supplies of the SS Vega, news being gained from the crystal radio sets, listening to Churchill's speech in the Royal Square, the meeting of the German officers on the HMS Beagle and the signing of the surrender of the island, liberation forces coming onto the island and the celebrations that took place as a result, German prisoners of war being put to work to clear the devastation that had been left, parades of the British army, the thanksgiving service on the 17th May 1945 and the Royal visit on June 7th, removal and dumping of ammunition and islanders visit the previously off limits fortifications, the island returning to pre war state with the return of the mail boat and deportees and evacuees coming back to the island, finally clearing finishing in 1946 and celebrations to mark the one year anniversary of liberation-22 mins 30 secs. 2) Interned-a study of the deportations of Channel Islanders to internment camps in Southern Germany. Includes the reason islanders were deported, the serving of deportation orders, an exhibition marking the 40th anniversary of its occurrence with many paintings of interest being put on show, details of where the camps, Biberach, Laufen and Wurzach, were located, the make up of the camps, Harold Hepburn and other painters who took deportation as a chance to paint, single men being separated and taken to Laufen, different artists in the camps and examples of work done by Harold Hepburn, Henry Barnett, Sidney Dolby, Irene Grubb, and Joan Salmon, sport that took place in the camps, education, health in the camps, deaths and births of Channel Islanders in the camps, food and the assistance offered by the Red Cross, life continuing as normally as possible with celebrations of birthdays and anniversaries, liberation of the camps, freedom to move into the village and surrounding village and meet German people who had helped them, return to England and the Channel Islands, children adjusting to life without restrictions and the setting up of the Jersey Ex-Internee Association to promote greater understanding between people from Jersey and Wurzach-23 mins. [Master Copy-see L/D/25/J2/2]
Date: 14 December 1999
VHS tape of five separate films; 1) Filmed by Alan Barnes in standard 8mm B&W - The International Road Race staged along Victoria Avenue and St Aubin's Inner Road. Competitors include, Prince Bira, Baron de Graffinreid. - 0h 03m 03s. 2) Filmed by Alan Barnes in standard 8mm B&W - Road Race staged along Victoria Avenue. Competitors include Prince Bira and Baron de Graffinreid. - 0h 04m 04s. 3) Filmed by Alan Barnes in standard 8mm colour. Road Race staged along Victoria Avenue. Competitors include John Buncombe. 0h 05 m 44s 4) Filmed by Dixie Landick in 16mm B&W. This film was shot two years after the German occupying forces had banned the use of cameras. Scenes in the garden of Alphington House, Grands Vaux, at the wedding reception of Elizabeth Maud Pearce and Francis de Lisle Bois who was then part-time law draughtsman to the States. Guests include A M Coutanche (Bailiff), C W Duret Aubin (Attorney General), Cecil Harrison, Revd T H Labey (officiating) Revd Floyd, Revd P K Preston (curate, Town Church) Dixie Landick (Asst interpreter, Crown Officers Department) and family. 0h 06m 56s 5) Filmed by George Morley in 16 mm Kodacolour. Travelogue and scenes of Alderney . (It is believed that these films were amongst the first to be shot with Kodacolour) 0h 05m 20s. This film is located in the Audio Visual Area of the Jersey Archive.
Date: 1937 - 1950
VHS tape from 2 separate films: 1) Filmed by George Morley in 16mm B&W. This short film shows the working of Corbière Lighthouse. It was made for the Jersey Camera Club and is well executed and exposed. The film shows the work of the lighthouse keepers and the light itself. Other scenes include a double-decker bus departing from the Weighbridge and lighthouse keepers at Corbière. 2) Filmed by George Morley in 16mm Kodacolour and B&W. This film shows a holiday spent in Guernsey in the summer of 1938. Also shows Corbière. (Note: This early reel of Kodacolour suffered a processing fault when returned to Kodak and part of this film has a mauve cast) This film is located in the Audio Visual Area of the Jersey Archive.
Date: 1938 - 1955
VHS tape from 2 separate films: 1) Filmed by George Morley in 16mm Kodacolour. Film shows a holiday in Sark. Scenes include arriving at the old harbour, a derelict windmill and the local football match. 0h 12m 09s 2) Filmed by George Morley in 16mm Kodacolour. Film shows Jersey with valuable scenes of town and country (Note: There is a processing fault in part of the film) 0h13m 05s. This film is located in the Audio Visual Area of the Jersey Archive.
VHS tape of 2 separate tapes: 1) Filmed by H Paige Hudson in 16mm colour. Mr Hudson set out to record the daily occupations of the people of Jersey. The films contain excellent colour sequences of the agriculture industry, including planting and digging potatoes, outdoor tomato crop and the gathering of vraic with tractors. 0h 16m 37s 2) Filmed by George Morley. Film shows Jersey with valuable scenes of town and country and may have been shot in 1939, less than a year before the arrival of German occupying troops 0h 013m 53s.This film is located in the Audio Visual Area of the Jersey Archive.
Date: 1939 - 1960
VHS tape from 3 separate films 1) Filmed by H Paige Hudson in 16mm colour. Film shows daily occupations of the people of Jersey. 0h 16m 27s 2) Filmed by H Paige Hudson in 16mm colour. Film shows Mr Hudson's family in local settings 1970 - 1972. 0h 13m 42s 3) Filmed by H Paige Hudson in 16mm colour. Film shows Mr Hudson's family in local settings 1970 - 1972. 0h 16m 05s.
Date: 1960 - 1972
VHS tape of 2 separate films: 1) Filmed by Paige Hudson in 16mm colour. Film shows the coast and shores of Jersey. 2) Filmed by EDH 'Johnny' Johnson in standard 8mm colour. Film shows St Ouen's Pond, building the Heligoland, Trap 1951/1. Bird ringing expedition to the Ecrehous. This film is located in the Audio Visual Area of the Jersey Archive.
Date: 1951 - 1952
Filmed by Roderick A Averty in 9.5mm B&W and Dufay Colour. Roderick Averty, a long-time civil servant who ended his career with the States Impots department, started shooting 9.5mm film in the 1920s when he and his brother were involved with sailing. Regattas feature heavily in his film, providing a valuable record of who was who in the local sailing world. Scenes include: Jersey Airways DH 86 ''The Giffard Bay'' at West Park; Trip to the Ecrehous (probably 1927); Harbour Office (note Policeman in hut); discharging from coal boat New North Quay; Vraicing, horse and cart; Aerial Pageant at Don Farm racecourse, St Brelade 1933; visit of Prince of Wales 1945, flying boats arrive; Jersey Airways DH 84 Dragons at West Park with departing passengers; Colomberie, Charing Cross decorated for Jubilee of King George V and Queen Mary 1935; T B Davies' yacht ''Westward'' (7 seconds); SS Watergate, St Aubin's Bay; SS York; Mail Steamer ''Isle of Jersey'' at St Helier; sailing; early Du Fay colour showing launch of new lifeboat; launch of private yacht; regattas; Swedish warship; Gorey regatta 1935; fooling around at Mont Orgueil 1935 (includes Reg Nicolle); France-Jersey yacht race 20th July 1936 including following boats: ''Pierson'' (Reg Nicolle) and Nancy Bet (W S Le Masurier) This film is located in the Audio Visual Area of the Jersey Archive.
Date: 1920 - 1945