Film database
Films from 1970 to 1979, ordered by year, title

Take a Letter
Comedy
1970


A Club Promo.

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The Big Flap
Comedy
1970
https://vimeo.com/101512298

Taking off is easy - it's the landing that's the problem!

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The Chameleon
Drama
1970


A silent film inspired by "The Day of the Jackal"

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The Dong
Drama
1970
https://vimeo.com/108053523

Based on Edward Lear’s nonsense poem, THE DONG WITH THE LUMINOUS NOSE.
Won a coveted award as one of the TEN BEST FILMS of 1970 and a DRAGON TROPHY at the 1970 WELSH SEVEN COMPETITION.
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The Monks of Prinknash
Documentary
1970
https://vimeo.com/128271319

The Abbot of the Benedictine monastery near Gloucester gave the unit complete access to all aspects of their life. The result is a fascinating insight into their community.

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The Showmen
Documentary
1970
https://vimeo.com/101792816

In an interview with Showman Henry Rogers, "We carried it all in for 17 shillings!" An affectionate look at one of the last showmen families.

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Dead Man’s Laugh
Drama
1971
https://vimeo.com/101790193

An escaped prisoner steals a car for a quick getaway. Moral: Look in the boot!

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Kennet and Avon Canal
Documentary
1971
https://vimeo.com/101078425

Documentary about the canal's restoration. Starts with some history of its origin and downfall. Scenes then show the locks being cleared of rubbish and pollution.
Awarded FOUR STARS at the 1972 TEN BEST COMPETITION.
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Edward Jenner
Drama
1972
https://vimeo.com/101692948

A "costume" drama about the life of Edward Jenner who discovered a vaccination process against the terrible scourge of 18th/ 19th century England and the world, SMALLPOX.

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Theme in Movement
Drama
1972


A "demonstration item" performed by the South Bristol Technical College Leaders Keep Fit Class. We are invited to film it so that they can use it as a teaching aid.

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Tomorrow has been Cancelled
Drama
1972
https://vimeo.com/101512297
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5XHzFw01jM
When 'electronic' music was becoming popular (synthesisers, musique concrète) this is one man's visual interpretation of the new sound. No hidden messages or obscure meanings - just creative imagination.

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Water Festival '72
Documentary
1972


We are invited to film the Bristol Water Festival for the the South West branch of the Inland Waterways Association. The result is a 20 minute record for posterity.

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Bristol 24416
Drama / Documentary
1973


Made for the Bristol Department of Health and Social Services this dramatised documentary shows something of the work of Bristol's VD clinic.

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Bristol 600
Documentary
1973
https://vimeo.com/101078779

By Royal Charter granted in 1373 by King Edward III, Bristol became a City and County independent of both Gloucestershire and Somerset. On a rare sunny day in the wet summer of 1973, Queen Elizabeth II came to open the celebrations.

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Charlotte Street Orpheans
Music
1973
https://vimeo.com/267861244

A club members exercise in cutting to music. Sit back, relax and enjoy the Charlotte Street Orpheans rendition of “The Bridge.” Plus a full supporting programme of other popular old favourites.

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Mothers Day
Drama
1974
https://vimeo.com/168535780

A down-and-out who, while sitting with two cronies around a fire in a derelict area, sees a reference to Mothers' Day in a scrap of newspaper. In spite of his befuddled state he determines to go and see his Mum and take her some flowers.

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Sounds in a Propriate (Super Chopper)
Comedy
1976
https://vimeo.com/170465869

We set out to make a film with all the WRONG music. The result? Tree surgeons that fly and Peter falls in love .

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Yoga with Joy
Documentary
1976


"Find a quiet retreat for the practice of yoga, sheltered from the wind, level and clean, free from rubbish, smoldering fires and ugliness, and where the sound of waters and the beauty of the place help thought and contemplation." Made in 1976 for Joy Burling, a local Yoga teacher.

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Bristol Celebrations 1977
Documentary
1977
https://vimeo.com/100896325

The Silver Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, 1952-1977. The Queen comes to Bristol and we are there to record the event.

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The Odd Job
Comedy
1977
https://vimeo.com/170674460

A comedy involving two odd-job men and their efforts to take a couple of tailor's dummies from one place to another.

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Pursuit
Drama
1978
https://vimeo.com/181952516

A fast-paced chase sequence around the streets of Bristol and the old warehouse district. Moral: Leave the cat basket at home!

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SoundOmatic XL
Comedy
1979
https://vimeo.com/172430588

We invent a revolutionary new cine camera that doesn't use film and creates its own sounds. Watch as we do field trials on this amazing breakthrough in camera design.

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Summer Changes
Drama
1979
https://vimeo.com/108056062

A period piece set in the 'twenties and tells of the changes in relationship between a young man and the two people closest to him, his father and his girl friend.
Awarded FOUR STARS at the 1979 TEN BEST COMPETITION.
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