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[Burne Family Pictures]
|Date||[ca. 1930 - 1932]||ID||593|
A compilation of home movie material from the early 1930s. Whilst on leave from their medical posts in Malaya, doctors Thomas and Catherine Violet Burne record family gatherings, holidays and school events in England.
[Farming; Horse Training; Pig Auction; Sheep Dipping]
This black and white film provides highlights of livestock and farm life on the Arrowsmith family farm in Berkshire. Mixed shots follow the construction of hayricks; farm workers building thatch topped straw stacks; Suffolk Punch horses working a field; and farmers dipping sheep in a dipping bath.
[Lambs; South Berkshire Show]
This black and white film provides highlights of sheep farming, the family showing their Suffolk Punch strong horses at a South Berkshire rural show and scenes of a hunting party led by a huntmaster, with his large pack of hounds.
[Cookham Scenes: The Grange, Horse Racing, Boat Trip]
Home movie scenes filmed at the family house in Cookham, races at Reading, and during a boat trip along the Thames to Henley in 1933, by an unknown amateur photographer.
[Social Events: Christening, The Grange Garden Party]
|Date||April + 1 July 1933||ID||4456|
Christening, garden party and boat race scenes, filmed in 1933, by an unknown photographer based in Berkshire.
Scenes filmed in a domestic garden in around 1937 by an unknown film-maker, at the family house in Cookham, Berkshire.
|Date||1935 - 1938||ID||10040|
This mixed colour and black and white film shows the family together at their home in Cross in Hand, including several scenes in Dufaycolor. The film includes the children playing in the garden with various toys, scenes of pets, a picnic, a flying boat, and scenes from several holidays and outings to Bodiam castle and the West Country that includes Stonehenge, St Michael's Mount, Tintagel and Clovelly village, Devon.
[Harvest; Sidmouth; Garden Scenes]
Amateur film of harvesting scenes and family life on a farm. The film shows: horse and carts being used to harvest the crops alongside early mechanised harvesters; horses and a donkey on the farm; and children playing in a garden.
[Hay Making; Royal Show]
Two black and white films, the first of agricultural labourers collecting hay. The second film provides highlights of part of a heavy horse show class from the 1937 98th Royal Agricultural Show at Wrottesley Park, Wolverhampton.
[Horses; Mechanised Farming]
These short colour scenes feature the Arrowsmith family loading their horses into a horse box, men working on the farm, felling trees and working the land using a Fowler Gyrotiller crawler tractor to prepare the land. The final scene is of several men manually harvesting sugarbeet or turnips and loading the produce on to horse drawn carts.
[Toddler at the Farm]
This colour film shows a young toddler on the family farm playing with the farm cats, chasing the pigeons and playing on the steps outside the farm house.
[Sheep and Lambs]
This Dufaycolor film opens with scenes of sheep (ewes and lambs) in a paddock, eating from a trough and sitting on the grass; followed by scenes of other sheep in an open field (Green cast on some shots).
[The Derby; Hunt at Chobham; Horse Show; Ascot]
A compilation of items filmed by Joseph Emberton of his wife and daughters on various outings, including; trips to the races, at a drag hunt and on a picnic.
[Lamb Tailing; Children; Fordson Tractor]
This film opens with scenes of animal husbandry, followed by mixed family scenes and farming. An orange Fordson Standard N tractor is used on the farm.
[Traction engine with Cultivator; Lambs; Foals]
This colour film features several men working the land on a farm, clearing it before cultivating it with machinery. Several flywheel traction engines are used to tow a cultivator or tiller to turn the soil. The second film features family scenes ending with shots of sheep with their lambs and horses with foals.
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