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Flood Tide 1978

The 1978 Flood Tide
Major High gales along with exceptional high spring tides bought havoc to Felixstowe Ferry causing major destruction to house boats, cars were written off and boats left marooned, with the threat of another high tide the following day a major emergency was put into action, what had mother nature in store for us ?, would it be another 1953 scenario ?. 

Fun & Laughter At Mannings

Tribute to Charlie Manning

Tribute to Charlie Manning Jnr who passed away in 2010

A look at Mannings Amusement Park from years gone by

Growth Port

The story of how Felixstowe Dock evolved

Growth Port is a potted history of Felixstowe Dock from when it was founded in 1875 by Colonel George Tomlin through to 1951 when the port was bought by Gordon Parker.

Filmed in 1972 to celebrate Felixstowe Docks centenary.

Guernsey: The Enchanted Island

A look at life on Guernsey as seen in 1981 as through the lens of a cine camera from a family on their summer holiday on the island

Inside The QM2

Queen Of The Seas
A look behind the scenes of Cunards luxury liner Queen Mary 2 on her trip from New York To Southampton

Isle Of Wight Through The Decades

A look back at the Isle of Wight through the lens of the cine cameras
A fascinating look at the history of the Isle of Wight in the 1950's, 1960's and 1970's plus a look at the history of the railways on the Isle of Wight, all from the lens of the cine cameras

Jet Jockeys

British Airways Speed Bird

What it take for a British Airways scheduled flight from London Heathrom to Sydney we follow the crew from take off to landing

Living Port

The story of how Felixstowe Dock evolved part 2

Sequel to Growth Port

Another fascinating archive film about Felixstowe Dock in the 1970's

Memories Of Railways In Suffolk

Railways in Suffolk In years Gone By
A look at Railways in Suffolk in years gone by seen through the lens of cine cameras and camcorders

Odeon - Fanataical About Film

Fanatical About Odeon

Take a look behind the scenes of the Odeon Ipswich, see what it takes to put a film on the big screen.

Bonus Features

This Light Must Not Go Out

Classic Intermission

Odeon Cavalcade

Odeon Cinemas
The story of the Odeon Cinemas

Palace Cinemas Felixstowe Refurbishment

The modernisation of the Palace Cinema in Felixstowe

In 2010 the Palace Cinemas in Felixstowe underwent a refurbishment programme in both screens 1 & 2.

With new projectors, sound system, seating, screens and full redecoration and carpets come on  ajourney and see what took place from start to finish.

QE2 The Last Great Liner

cunards Pride Of The Fleet
A look at Cunards pride of the fleet The QE2

RAF Felixstowe: 22 Squadron Air Sea Rescue

RAF Felixstowe 22 Squadron

Training film of a rescue mission at RAF Felixstowe in which the crew are

scrambled to rescue an injured seaman on a yacht off the Felixstowe coast

RDF To Radar

How radar was developed in the Second World War

The film provides a historical record for audiences associated with the development of radar and a summerised introduction to detailed T.R.E radar films alreday produced.

Never before seen on DVD, this film has been transfered from a genuine 16mm film

Reflections UK & USA

British Film Year
Two short film celebrating British Film Year showing clips from well known films from UK & USA

Road To Ruin

ByPass Wickham Market
How the traffic was destroying the quiet village of Wickham Market in Suffolk before a bypass was built

Round Robin

The Garden Robin

A look at the common garden Robin

Narrated by Bernard Cribbins

Steam Returns To Felixstowe Dock

Steam returns to Felixstowe Dock to mark its centenary
Celebrate Felixstowe Dock centenary when in 1986 steam returned to Felixstowe, to celebrate this special occasion an original steam tank engine plus a steam crane returned for one day only, this DVD tells you how steam returned to Felixstowe dock

The East Suffolk Line

The history of the East Suffolk Line which ran from Ipswich to Great Yarmouth but now to Lowestoft

The Felixstowe Branch Line: In Days Gone By

Felixstowe Railway Line In Years Gone By

The story of the Ipswich To Felixstowe Branch Line with archive photos and archive films.

We start our journey at Westerfield then we visit Derby Road, Orwell (now closed), Trimley, Felixstowe Beach (now closed), Felixstowe Pier (now closed) Felixstowe Goods Shed (now demolished) and Felixstowe Town.

This is a must for any railway enthusiast.

Running Time 46 minutes.

 

The Felixstowe Floods of 1953

A look at the floods which hit Felixstowe in 1953

Saturday 31st January 1953 saw the worst natural disaster to hit the East Coast of England in living memory.

Relive the tragic events with archive footage taken at the time.

Plus we visit Holm Hill Farm which was deserted that fateful night and never been lived in since.

The First Choice

A selection of the Odeon First Choice daysets

The Kirton Light Railway

Fred Last and his Garden Railway in Kirton
An inside look at Fred Last Kirton Light Railway and how it all started plus we spend the day with Fred at his annual open day where he raises money for the St Elizabeth Hospice.

The Raising Of The Gateway

The European Gateway Ferry Disaster
How the European Gateway ferry was raised from the sea in 1983 after she was involved in a collision off the Felixstowe coast.