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Snaps of Bournmouth [sic]
This short film shows a group holiday to Bournemouth, with the group walking along a street; views of the beach and coastline; a woman with a camera walking on the rocks closing with views of Bournemouth pier.
[Simpsons Wedding in Shanghai Cathedral]
This short film shows a newlywed couple standing in the gardens of St Ignatiaus Cathedral, Shanghai having their wedding photographs taken with the bridesmaids and pageboys. The group are dressed in co-ordinated western style clothing.
[Summer Palace Peking; Tientsin]
This black and white film starts with a bear in chains being made to perform tricks in a Chinese park. Mr & Mrs Simpson visit the Summer Palace in Peking and enjoy a meal in a traditional Chinese restaurant. The film ends with a shot of a printed advert for the Bradford Dyers Association on a billboard.
Film of the Staley family at home and on outings, including attending a hunt meet at Goodwood. The film begins with scenes of the family on the beach at Bognor and on the Esplanade. At the hunt meet servants bring out trays of 'stirrup cups' for the huntsman, and the hunt sets off. Mrs Staley and daughter Pam are also seen with horses at the stables.
[Tour: Aboard Ship]
This very short sequence shows a group of men gathered on the deck of a ship with a motorcar (continued from TID: 6462 & 6463) as filmed by Ernest Shippam in the 1930s. Part of the Motorcycle and car club trip.
At Home and Holiday Scenes
This film mixes home movies taken in and around Brighton and Hove, showing Tanner family life and local points of interest, along with landscape holiday footage from Naples and Monte Carlo.
Sussex and Hampshire Scenes
|Date||[ca. 1930s]; [ca. 1960s]||ID||3379|
A collection of scenes of Midhurst, Petersfield, Steyning, Horsham, Portsmouth and Worthing, made during the 1930s and early 1960s. The scenes focus on a woman (sometimes accompanied) visiting these towns, with the features of urban life - transport, shopping and leisure activities - providing a backdrop. Shop and business signage is strongly featured.
[Fashion Show and Seaside Scenes]
A compilation of home movie material which includes members of the Ayling family giving a comical fashion show in a garden, and enjoying an outing to the beach.
People and Places
An amateur film showing scenes of family and friends at leisure in locations around the South of England with intertitles throughout.
[Garden Scenes; Wedding Pictures; Seaside; Toddler]
Various scenes of children and other family members parading around a garden. A scene of men wearing morning suits (probably prior to a wedding). Various scenes of children playing, a baby being bounced and a toddler playing.
[The Wedding Day]
Scenes of members of a wedding party including the bridesmaids and the bride posing in a garden. The guests are filmed departing after the ceremony and the bride and groom are seen at a train station.
[Tour: Loading Car on Board]
This short film (continued from TID: 6462) shows several men standing on deck dressed in hats and leather driving coats talking to each other as two motorcars are hoisted onto the deck of a ship by a crane (additional ship deck shots on TID: 6481). The film closes with shots of several cars driving off the ship, once it has moored in a port.
Picnics & Pam 1932
A film of the Staley family on various outings. The family group pick flowers in the countryside and have a tea and a picnic. At home, daughter Pam Staley (aged 8) eats at the table with her parents, plays piano and brushes her hair. On other outings, the family go sailing, have a walk and a picnic in the country and go swimming in the sea.
[C.M.C.C Meeting - Chichester Motor Cycle Club]
This film shows members of the Chichester Motor Cycle Club meeting in a village, to then compete in riding through muddy lanes and fields, in the countryside. One motorcycle gets stuck in the mud and others help to pull it out. The motorcycles splutter and smoke as they are put through their paces. Filmed by Ernest Shippam in 1933.
At the Farm
Film of Pam Staley (aged 11) and other children at a farm. A hay stack is built, using a conveyor/elevator to load the hay onto the cart. Pam rides the horse that powers the elevator mechanism and helps load the hay onto the elevator. Pam plays with kittens and, with another boy, stands and waves to the camera from an orchard outside the farm house.
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