|Title ID||10756||Collection ID||1474|
|Title||Mr Emberton's Work at Blackpool Pleasure Beach [Jocelyn and Gillian Emberton oral history interview clip 4]|
|Collection||Jocelyn and Gillian Emberton Oral History|
|Keywords||Buildings Fairgrounds Oral History Travel|
|Duration||02 min. 22 sec.|
|Copyright & Access||Copyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details|
An edited extract from an oral history interview with sisters Jocelyn Emberton-Underwood and Gillian Farwell, talking about their memories of their father, Joseph Emberton and his work in designing Blackpool Pleasure Beach. This short film combines the interview footage with material from the archive collection filmed by the prominent British architect in the 1930s.
Jocelyn Emberton-Underwood and her sister Gillian Farwell talk about their memories
In this extract from their oral history interview, recorded in 2010, Jocelyn Emberton-Underwood and Gillian Farwell, discuss memories of their father's architectural work, focusing on the development of Blackpool Pleasure Beach. They also talk about the role of the site owners; Leonard and Doris Thompson and their trip to New York.
The film combines interview footage with material from the archive collection filmed by Joseph Emberton in the 1930s featuring his own modernist architecture at the Pleasure Beach, including the Fun House and Casino buildings. The archive film also shows Joseph Emberton with the Thompsons at the site in Blackpool and various scenes of their joint research trip to New York.