Detail

Title ID 3831Collection ID76
Title[Farming Scenes at Little London]
Date[ca. late 1930s - early 1940s]
Genre/TypeAmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionFamily Life
ThemeRural Life
KeywordsAnimals Family Farming Hunting Sport Winter Women
Location
LocalPulborough Little London
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionLodsworth family [?]
ParticipantsLodsworth family [?]
FormatBlack & White Silent
Duration11 min. 10 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

Family life on and around Little London Farm, near Pulborough, West Sussex, including scenes on the farm, a fox hunt, a game of polo and showjumping.

Description

The film shows life on a small West Sussex farm in Little London near Pulborough during the Second World War. The film begins at a woodland cottage, where a cat suns itself on a wall. A woman is seen shelling beans sitting outside a farmhouse. A girl feeds a pair of goat kids wiht a bottle. Further scenes of goats and activity at the farm include a car is seen with blackout hoods on its headlamps. A girl in jodhpurs rides a horse on local heathland after which there are scenes of a local fox hunt with foxhounds. A showjumping display is followed by a polo match possibly in the Midhurst area. A second film reel shows Little London farm in the snow.

Stills

A still from [Farming Scenes at Little London] (ca. late 1930s - early 1940s)