Detail

Title ID 9605Collection ID1152
TitleRiding for Joy
Date[ca. 1950s]
CollectionWinn Family
Genre/TypeAmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionFamily Life
ThemeLeisure
KeywordsAnimals Children Family Parks Royalty Sport Parades Fancy dress
Location
LocalWindsor
RegionalBerkshire
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
Productionunknown
Format16mm Colour Silent
Duration00:38:28:19
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

A series of equestrian events, mostly with children and women riders. Some of the family appear to be the same as in 'West Sussex' film. The Queen and Prince Philip appear briefly at an event with Windsor Castle in background. Includes a children's fancy dress parade on horseback, some horsedrawn carriage events, a bishop blessing the riders, riders in hunting dress, show jumping, etc. Some under-exposed sequences.

Contextual information

A man is seen in this film dressed in a 'golly' doll or possibly minstrel style outfit, now considered unacceptable as a form of entertainment or fancy dress.