The Archive film programme on The Vintage Mobile Cinema bus

Carveth Archive Collection still, © SWFTA. Truro 1930’s

The 22 minute programme of films includes:

  • a short film about how the bus was restored into a 22 seater cinema (
  • archive material from across Cornwall in the 1930’s including H I W Carveth, Collins and Forrest Collection.  Licensed from South West Film & TV Archive (
  • Extracts from locally donated archive of Cornwall and Isles of Scilly from 1950’s/1960’s.  Click here to watch some archive material
  • A short film using archive material made by Gabriella Fenton as part of The Tre Project called Home is…click here to watch (

For the young & old alike to remember how Cornwall operated in the past.  PS the bus is awsome!!

Collins Archive collection, © SWFTA. Farming 1930’s

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