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WESTCLIFF SHOWREEL 1994       (Library ref no. 1)

A selection of the movies made in 1994 by this Essex Club's members, introduced by their patron, Jeremy Beadle, and presented by John Eaton and Geraldine Gardener. An interval may be taken between items 5 and 6, if desired.

1. FEET FIRST
Terry Mendoza
Fascinating sights at a water park in Orlando, Florida, USA.

Humour
Travel
8.mins


2. THE RED NOSE GANG
Janet Fuller
Violet Buller knits figures and props of all kinds. We see her at work as she incorporates them into a 'story' of a visit to New Zealand. Commentary read by Derek Gorton.

Documentary
8.mins


3. EVERY LITTLE HELPS
John Eaton and Roy Presswell
The Essex Horse & Pony Protection Society runs a sanctuary for sick and ill-treated horses. This movie finds out how it all began (with just a bare site) and who started it.

Documentary
6.mins


4. CLOWN TOWN
Norman Webb
A highly-colourful look at the International Clowns Convention, and the people attending, in Bognor Regis!

Visual
4.mins


5. GEORGE
Chris Taylor, FACI
This is an affectionate look at one of Westcliff's most outstanding and best-loved movie-makers, George Daniels, who died a few years ago. It contains excerpts from many of George's award-winning movies, including Busby, The Roaring Twenties and The Little Match Girl .

Documentary
25.mins


ADVERTS
6. ANDREX
Nigel Woodham
The first of five short 'adverts', in which Nigel Woodham gives his version of a famous toilet-roll commercial!

Humour
1.min


7. GAS
Terry Mendoza
An 'advert' based on a well-known series for British Gas!

Humour
1.min


8. CAPTAIN CODFISH
Nigel Woodham
A fishy 'advert' that promotes a somewhat different product from what one might expect!

Humour
1.min


9. KODAK
Alan Guiver
That most famous of film-stock manufacturers hardly needs an 'advert' but this is another shot at one!

Humour
1.min


10. MAN ENOUGH
Terry Mendoza
The last of the five short 'adverts', which shows a macho, gold medallion-wearing male preparing to go out ...

Humour
1.min


11. MONTAGE (Westcliff 1994 Excerpts)
A quick look at some of the other movies made by Westcliff Film & Video Club members during 1993, not included in full in this compilation ... People at Work (The Motley Crew), The Christmas Present (Jim and Freda Huggins), Airborne Inferno (Roy Presswell), Dickens of a Christmas (Norman Webb), Universal Studios (Derek Germaney), Autumn (Barry Somerfield) and Gimmi dat Ding (Jim and Freda Huggins).
[Please note that, as with other compilations of extracts listed in these pages, these titles are not included in the Index.]

Compilation
6.min


12. KEEPER OF THE LIGHT
Graham Gardener and Geraldine Warren
A warm-hearted, amusing documentary in which Handel Bluer, BEM, as his retirement day approaches in May 1993, reminisces about the isolated, south-west of England lighthouses he has looked after as keeper since 1956. Filmed at Pendeen Light-house, Cornwall.
BAVA Trophy 1994, 3rd prize, Best Documentary Award; IAC International Award 1994

Documentary
11.min


13. WILLING PARTNERS
Westcliff Film & Video Club
A wealthy tycoon, George (Roy Foster), believes that his attractive young wife, Tricia (Tricia Kent), is having an affair with her golf instructor, Gary (Russell Byrne). George invites his business partner, David (David Aldous), to investigate. This leads to a web of betrayal, jealousy and greed. Screenplay by Peter Davison; photographed by Tony Lench; produced by John Eaton.
CONTAINS VIOLENCE
UNSUITABLE FOR CHILDREN
IAC International Award, Best Club Award, Best Photography Award 1994

Donated by Westcliff Film & Video Club

Story
24.min


Total running time 101 mins. DVD

Price:  £4.00  


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