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A Weekend at Braughing and Christmas 1948
Two short amateur films of a fun-loving family in summer time and at Christmas.
Through Our Lens 
An amateur family film in two parts the first involving a trip to a garden. The second a family gathering to view films at home at Chirstmas time. Staged, with captions throughout.
Children sleep while Santa Claus appears in their bedroom to deliver their presents, directed by George Albert Smith in 1898.
[Christmas Shopping]; Surrey Women War Workers; The Path of Duty was the Path of Glory
|Date||1922; 1917; 1914||ID||1291|
A compilation of three separate films made in or near Godalming, Surrey during the early twentieth century. The first shows shoppers on the busy High Street in Godalming, the second shows women from the newly established Women's Land Army in 1917 demonstrating ploughing skills, and the third shows a memorial commemorating RMS Titanic’s Chief Radio Telegraphist.
[Miscellaneous and Seaside Scenes]
An Amateur film of the Sadler family and their friends, featuring the Weymouth Agricultural Fair and a procession through Chichester, amongst various family scenes.
[Christmas Cruise - Trip to Africa]
A film by Joseph Emberton of a cruise on board the Cap Arcona with his wife, Kathleen, and friends to Morocco at Christmas time, travelling via Tenerife, Madeira, and Portugal.
[Parades and air-raids in Shanghai]
Various scenes in Shanghai showing the destruction caused by bombing in the city along with scenes of every day life and sporting events.
[Seaside; Tennis; Dog; Christmas]
Scenes of the Emberton family on holiday in Devon, at home at a children's Christmas party and a few years later playing in the garden.
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.
[Christmas and Spring Time at Pitmuies]
A family Christmas in Scotland, and summer garden scenes, filmed in 1935.
Mr Williams records family scenes including his son's first steps in a family garden in Peacehaven, Christmas Day activities in 1935, and a family picnic on the beach at Rottingdean. The film closes with a brief shot of the young boy dressed as Cupid for the Rottingdean fair.
Joce and Gill at Home
|Date||1936 - 1940||ID||1563|
A compilation of family scenes spanning the late 1930s filmed by architect Joseph Emberton. The youngest daughter learns to walk; the two daughters play in the garden; the grandparents visit; there are outings to a lido, two birthday parties and a Christmas dinner. They also visit the Casino building in Blackpool, designed by Joseph Emberton.
[Jocelyn and Gillian at Home: Early Scenes]
|Date||[1936 - 1938?]||ID||1564|
Scenes of home life with the Emberton family children. Jocelyn Emberton gets ready for bed, with the help of the nanny. Gillian Emberton is seen as a baby in a cot and later as a toddler, learning to walk. Jocelyn recovers in bed from a mastoid operation, Gillian spends time in bed with a cold, and the girls play with toys at Christmas time.
Fire in Their Eyes
|Date||[ca. 1937]; 1968; [ca. 1978]||ID||3106|
Archive footage of the Haywards Heath Fire Brigade just prior to the Second World War is followed by images of vintage fire engines and of fire service demonstrations at Expo Sussex '68; an Open Day at Haywards Heath Fire Station in the 1970s; local fires; and the International Fire Training Centre in Gloucestershire.
War Time 1939-1940
|Date||1939 - 1940||ID||1705|
Domestic scenes of everyday life for the Gowlland family in Croydon during the first few months of the Second World War; signs of the war begin to emerge in everyday life.
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