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Staley Family Domestic
|Date||1928 - 1931||ID||3210|
This family film focuses on the activities of six year old daughter Pam who plays with a board game and other toys at home, rides a horse on the beach and plays with autumn leaves. She has her first walk to School with her mother, climbs a tree and convalesces after a tonsillectomy.
In England’s Garden
This documentary records the manual work done on Kent farms between spring and autumn, namely the harvesting of corn and hops in an era before farming became fully automated.
A selection of scenes of Susan, Mr. and Mrs. Rudd's first born child, as a young girl playing in the garden with her parents, the staff and family pets. Autumn scenes of Susan and Christopher, her younger brother, close the film.
Further scenes filmed in the family garden and compiled by Dr. MacFie in Autumn and Winter 1935. Family members dress up, play with the new puppy and take tea in the garden in Autumn and Winter scenes.
Symphony of the Seasons
Seasonal imagery of English nature has been edited into a linear format, tracing the passing of a year. Intertitles quoting lines of classical poetry introduce the different scenes.
[‘Tudor House’ Garden; Holiday in June; Winter Scenes]
|Date||1936 - 1937||ID||7488|
This silent film by Emile Lauste features a number of family and friends at Tudor House, West Wickham. Much of the film includes scenes of Bessie with Alva, her son, in the garden. The family are also seen relaxing with a number of family friends.
[Horse-show; Ballet; Springtime]
|Date||[ca. 1938 - 1940]||ID||1540|
A compilation of items filmed by Joseph Emberton of family outings, scenes on holiday in Devon, and his daughters in their garden in Surrey.
Gumber Farm 
|Date||1939-1940 Autumn/Winter/Spring [can]||ID||3403|
This colour film shows the Hansford family at Gumber Farm, West Sussex. It starts in Autumn; 'Uncle Leslie arrives' in a car and is greeted by the family. The boys build a rat trap. After Autumnal scenes of Bignor Hill, Christmas is shown including decorations. The cows stand in a snowy field. The boys have a snowball fight and go sledging. 'Spring on the Downs' includes feeding the lambs.
This film shows the harvest taking place in the countryside during 1944. It includes scenes of farm labourers gathering hay and horse-drawn carts being used to transport it.
Coombe Wood Parkland & Pleasure Ground
|Date||[ca. 1948 - 1954]||ID||8622|
This edited colour film features images of gardens and trees at Coombe Wood Parkland and Pleasure Ground near Croydon.
[Up North; Motorcycle Racing; Wilsford Heath Farm]
|Date||1949; 1950; [1951?]||ID||1456|
This film features collected scenes from trips to the English countryside, beginning with Stretton village in Easter 1949. This is followed by horse racing at Huntingdon, motorcycle racing at Cadwell Park, and scenes filmed over several months at Wilsford Heath Farm, Ancaster. The film finishes with footage of Riverside Farm near Stowmarket.
A compilation of scenes from around the South East of England captured by a member of the Institute of Amateur Cinematographers during the 1950s. The film shows a variety of events, people and places, including members of the Royal Family and the Prime Minister, Harold Macmillan, at his Sussex home. This silent film includes intertitles throughout.
[The Seasons at Otford]
In this film, Mr. Newman documents a year in Otford, filming the countryside around Otford, as the seasons change over the year.
[Brockley Scenes; Gravesend Scenes]
Various scenes of family and friends filmed at home and in a park; in Gravesend, Kent and later in Brockley in 1958.
[St Lawrence College CCF; Harvest Festival; Bournemouth; Silver City Aircraft at Manston; Cricket at Hastings]
|Date||1959; 27 September 1959; 1960||ID||9166|
This edited film shows scenes of a St Lawrence College CCF military demonstration with a military band, a field of poppies, and family group portraits in a garden. A harvest festival celebration takes place at the Three Bridges Free Church with flowers and vegetables on the stage. An outing to Milford-on-Sea, is followed by further scenes of a Military band display. The next sequence shows a HP81 Hermes 4A Silver City aeroplane (G-ALDU) at Manston Airfield and a cricket match at the Devonshire Terrace, Hastings.
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