Movie Society Dinner 1970


The Rye & District Movie Society’s Annual Dinner, held at the Ship Inn, Rye on Friday 27th February was another great success in the long tradition of success­ful events run by this go-ahead group of movie makers.

Fifty-eight members and friends wined, dined and watched four films, two of which, were elected by those present to represent the Society in the East Sussex Inter Club film Competition and the new R.X. Trophy Competition. Continue reading Movie Society Dinner 1970

Movie Club Dines

The Movie Club Dines at the Ship

Highlight of the Rye & District Movie Society’s Annual Dinner, held at the Ship Inn on Friday, March 8th, was the screening and judging of the two films made by separate units within the club for the 1968 East Sussex Inter-Club Film Continue reading Movie Club Dines

Jim Dale & Phil Silvers at Camber

The Desert on our Doorstep

At the beginning of May, Camber Sands was once again invaded by a film unit. The eighty-strong team came down from Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire to stay in Rye and the surrounding towns for three weeks, while making Peter Rogers’ latest comedy film  FOLLOW THAT CAMEL

The sand dunes, well known as a great beauty spot, have now become the Sahara Desert, complete with a fort, an oasis, a tribe of ferocious Arabs and here and there a Camel!

FOLLOW THAT CAMEL tells the story of a young English nobleman, played by Jim Dale, who, having committed a breach of social conduct, joins the French Foreign Legion. His life in the desert is arduous, adventurous and hilarious – hardly surprising when his comrades in arms are the familiar ‘Carry On’ gang, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Continue reading Jim Dale & Phil Silvers at Camber

Hat Trick 1966


by Cinecan



Rye Movie Society’s Third Successful Production

Wednesday 23rd March was a great occasion for the Rye and District Movie Society, on that day they were successful for the third year running in Winning the East Sussex Inter Club Annual Cine Competition.

The magnitude of this achievement can be gauged from the opposition, three fine old established clubs from Hastings, Eastbourne and Battle. Hastings Cine and Eastbourne Movie Club have won many honours in National Competitions and Continue reading Hat Trick 1966