Detail

Title ID 1546Collection ID43
TitleWinter Sports
DateJanuary 1939
CollectionEmberton Family
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionHoliday
ThemeFashion Family Life Travel
KeywordsAccidents Holidays Sport Winter Clothing Fashion Shoes
Location
LocalSaint Moritz
NationalSwitzerland Europe
Credits
ProductionJoseph Emberton
CameraJoseph Emberton
ParticipantsCecilia Colledge; Megan Taylor
FormatColour Silent
Duration14 min.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

A film by Joseph Emberton of a skiing holiday with his wife in St. Moritz. They travel by train and watch ice skating, including the European Figure Skating champions Cecilia Colledge and Megan Taylor at the Chanterella ice rink. The Emberton's take skiing lessons and Joseph Emberton injures his leg and is taken to hospital.

Stills

A still from 'Winter Sports' (1939)

Contextual information

Fashion Notes: The film shows professional ice-skaters Cecilia Colledge and Megan Taylor wearing ice-skating costumes comprising a dress and ice skates while amateurs are depicted in less decorative costumes. The film also shows ski suits.

Fashion keywords: ice skates, sports clothing

For further information see Screen Search Fashion online resource.

Related resources

Websites

Screen Search Fashion

This online resource provides a thematic guide for students interested in fashion and dress. The site offers pathways into aspects of fashion and dress as depicted in archive film from the inter-war period in the Screen Archive South East collections.
http://screenarchive.brighton.ac.uk/portfolio/screen-search-fashion/

Video

This clip from the film shows European Figure Skating champions Cecilia Colledge and Megan Taylor at the Chanterella ice rink: