Collection Dudkin Family
Lewis Stanley Dudkin (known as Stanley) filmed his family, regular trips abroad, weddings and local events from the 1930s through to the 1980s.
|Collection ID||768||Reference code||BH 051125|
|Dates||1930s - 1980s|
|Production||L. Stanley Dudkin (father-in-law)|
|Materials||FILM FILM EQUIPMENT Standard 8mm 9.5mm|
|Access status||Copyright and access restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details|
Lewis Stanley Dudkin (known as Stanley) filmed his family, regular trips abroad, weddings and local events from the 1930s through to the 1980s. Stanley Dudkin was the son of Russian Jewish immigrants; his father Abraham settling in Brighton in 1909 and establishing a fur business along with photography studios in the town. Born and raised in Brighton, Stanley continued the family fur business whilst capturing his family and their travels on cine film. The films include cruises and visits to Europe across the 1930s, trips to Holland and Belgium in 1937, a tour of the USA in 1939 and a visit to Israel in 1963. There are also local scenes of Glyndebourne, Shoreham, Haywards Heath and Brighton.
Films in this collection:
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[Family on Holiday: Lake View; Etc]
This film contains brief snippets from holidays, day trips and notable events captured by Mr Dudkin. They include several holidays, trips to the horse races and a carnival parade.
[Hoildays and a trip to the races]
A film containing a compliation of scenes. These include a holiday to France, a visit to the horse races, country walks and scenes on board a cruise ship.
Members of the Dudkin family are briefly seen aboard the Oriana cruise ship. Various tourist sights of Rome are filmed including St. Peter's Basilica. An El Al airline plane is seen at the airport, and members of the Dudkin family visit Israel including the Weizmann Institute of Science, Tel Aviv, Haifa, Nazareth, Galilee, Acre, and Jerusalem.
[August Bank Holiday; Shoreham Fair]
A brief family film taken on a trip to the fairground. The film-maker, Mr Dudkin, focusses on his family as they go on the swing and carousel rides. Two young girls in red dresses play on slides and walk hand in hand with their mother and an older woman. The girls also walk hand in hand with a man [Mr Dudkin?]. The older of the two girls goes on a pony ride.
[Dancing at the Dome]
Young girls from a Barnardo's home perform several dance routines, including the story of Brer Rabit, in costume for an audience at the Dome Theatre in Brighton, filmed by Stanley Dudkin in around 1967.
Panning footage of Brighton housing and commercial developments, recently built and under construction, taken by Stanley Dudkin in 1967.
[Dancing at Barnado’s and Michelham]
Dance performances by girls at a Barnardo's home and by a group performing in the grounds of Michelham Priory in East Sussex, filmed by Stanley Dudkin in Summer 1968.
[Jean Ramsey’s Dancing Show]
Stanley Dudkin films girls at a Barnardo's home performing ballet and folk dances, and documents games at a garden fete in 1968.
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