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[Canterbury and Miscellaneous Scenes]
This silent amateur film begins by featuring Canterbury, its history and famous landmarks, including the cathedral, all accompanied with titles explaining the scenes. The latter part of the film includes brief shots of a zoo, children riding on a camel, a railway signalman at work and families hop picking.
The Lunsford Co. Ltd
A portrait of a brick and tile manufacturer, made by an unknown amateur film-maker, possibly an employee of the company. The factory is shown inside and out; intertitles explain each scene.
[Trains & Transport]
|Date||[ca. 1930s - 1950s]||ID||3375|
A compilation of amateur material recording trains, locomotives and railway stations in England and the United States of America. The film also contains footage of a Battle of Britian dogfight in which one of the pilots is forced to parachute from his plane.
[Miscellaneous Topics: Abbey Ruins, Horse Riding, Winter, Africa]
Scenes of Whitby Abbey, women practicing facial expressions for the camera, and children in the snow, filmed in the 1930s.
[Miscellaneous: Guards; Caravan Holiday; Family Scenes]
|Date||[ca. 1930s - 1940s]||ID||3897|
The film opens with a silent Movietone News clip covering King Edward VIII on 16 July 1936 attending the Trooping of the Colour and the assassination attempt. The next section shows the Coronation Scot rail service from Euston to Glasgow. Black and White and Colour footage shows family scenes on a camping holiday and in a domestic garden.
[Brooklands and Crystal Palace Car Racing]
|Date||1930; 28 June 1938||ID||1418|
Film from 1930 shows crowds milling around Brooklands racing track before a race. This is followed by footage from the London Grand Prix at Crystal Palace in 1938, filmed from the stands. The film ends with shots of the Crystal Palace grounds, where a tower is visible in the background, the only part of the Palace then standing after a fire in 1936.
Family scenes in summer 1930 and spring 1964
|Date||1930; March - April 1964||ID||2946|
The first half of this amateur film was shot in 1930 in a town centre; a mother pushing a pram features, as well as a car rally and a visiting circus. In the countryside, gliders are seen in the air. The second half, filmed some 34 year later features children of the Mumford family at home and in the countryside playing in the snow; the family are also seen on a trip to Ashdown Forest (?).
[Here and There: Speed Crazy, Old Sussex, New Sussex]
|Date||[ca. 1930s]; [1952?]; [ca. early 1990s]||ID||2185|
A compilation of films beginning with a 1930s(?) Pathéscope production which features a motor vehicle journey through central London and a train journey from London to Brighton, filmed by the BBC in the early 1950s(?). The middle and end of the film feature places of interest in Sussex, again during the 1930s(?) and a coach holiday to Worthing in the early 1990s(?).
Guernsey Again; Trying Our Hand at Farming
This film from Lewis Rosenberg shows holiday scenes on Guernsey during the late 1930s, starting with the friends helping out on a farm, playing on the beach and competing with each other at various sports. When the holiday ends the group takes the ferry back to the mainland.
A group of men go on a camping holiday in Guernsey, taking their bodyboards to the beach to catch waves, along with sightseeing on Guernsey and Sark.
[Eastbourne Lifeboat Day; Dance Performance; Folkington Meet at Glenthorne Manor; The Prince of Wales Visit; Horse Riding; Hunt]
|Date||1930, 1931, 1932||ID||8198|
Scenes of Eastbourne in the 1930s, including Lifeboat Day, Folkington Meet and a visit from the Prince of Wales, by Michael Holland.
This Dufaycolor film shows a wedding procession and the crowds assembling outside a church. Two people are seen getting into cars parked on a residential street. This material is very dark and poor quality, picture detail is very limited.
This Dufaycolor film shows family members sleeping and relaxing on a garden swing seat at their home in Felpham (?). This film ends with two men dressed in dressing gowns attempting to put a swing seat together in the garden, filmed from a first floor window.
[Bowling; Celebration on Ships at Sea]
This edited two part Dufaycolor film opens with the Lockwood Family playing a game of bowls in their garden at home. Various sections of the game in progress are shown. The second part is of ships at sea with their flags on display.
[Leisure Scenes at Camp; Gun Demonstration; Portraits]
This short film shows officers from the Queen's Royal (West) Surrey Regiment on a camp (?) playing a game of car sledding and undertaking a gun and armoured car demonstration.
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