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The Opening of the Croydon Orpheum
|Date||23 March 1913||ID||15|
The film records the crowd in front of the cinema, waiting to get in. People stand in the rain with umbrellas. People are seen going inside. Outside, Policemen supervise the crowd. A group of boys and other people acknowledge the camera. A car arrives. Men in top hats and women in smart clothes are filmed. A horse drawn carriage arrives. The film ends with a panorama of the entrance to the cinema.
[Moruth; School Sports; Christening]
Florence Nightingale Payne films family and friends in the gardens of her Surrey home 'Moruth'. Her daughter Margaret joins classmates at Croham Hurst School's Sports Day. Members of the extended Nightingale family gather at the christening of the Edward John Nightingale.
Welcome to Croydon
The film opens with a banner ‘Welcome to Croydon’. There are street and market scenes with trams and buses passing by. A couple change a flat tyre in a country lane. Scenes of towns in Surrey and Sussex include roadside picnics, motorcycles and sidecars, and views from Box Hill. Views at Birling Gap are followed by the group on the beach at Ryde and Shanklin where they play cricket. Various picnic scenes follow, and the film ends with views of the Brooklands race track.
[Croydon Aerodrome; Margaret's Wedding]
|Date||1932; 27 March 1943||ID||2741|
In 1932 patriarch Moses Nightingale takes his family to view the biplanes at Croydon Aerodrome. Many of them gather again eleven years later for the wedding of his granddaughter Margaret Payne to Captain Jim Walker of the Royal Norfolk Regiment at All Saints' Church, Sanderstead.
[Ross Family Pictures I]
|Date||[ca. mid 1930s]||ID||564|
A compilation of home movie material showing family gatherings in gardens and family outings to a shingle beach where the men play to the camera, pulling grotesque faces. There is also footage of aircraft at Croydon Aerodrome, including the Lufthansa JU-52 D-AFER 'Franz Büchner' which has a Swastika emblem on its tail fin.
[Ross Family Pictures V]
|Date||[ca. mid 1930s]||ID||570|
This home movie compilation opens with images of a handful of adults skating on a frozen lake. The film continues with footage of several air shows and of family outings to a shingle beach. In addition, Mr and Mrs Charles Ross visit Croydon Aerodrome where they observe numerous aircraft including the Imperial Airways planes 'City of Coventry' and 'City of Washington'.
[Children at Play; School Sports; At the Seaside; Garden Scenes]
In a collection of family scenes children play with toys in the garden as their parents look on, and take part in a school sports day, before a trip to the seaside featuring boating and donkey rides. Later back at home, a garden picnic, a game of women's golf putting, children driving toy cars and camping under a tent with a picnic.
[King's Mead School Trip to Croydon Aerodrome; Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race; Funeral of King George V]
|Date||[ca. 1933 - 1935]; 1936||ID||2956|
An amateur film-maker films the planes taxiing, landing and taking off at Croydon Aerodrome; follows the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race on the River Thames; and records the funeral cortege of King George V from a high vantage point.
A family chat in their front garden. A man and a woman playfully ride a child's tricycle and roll a hoop. Next, a baby is guided along as she learns to walk before being carried around the garden. Men in blazers and women in whites arrive with tennis rackets, greeted by the children, the next scenes are of a tennis match. Finally, a man and his car are filmed as he drives away.
[Keeping Chickens. Susan’s Wedding]
|Date||1935 - 1940||ID||395|
Scenes filmed in the garden and orchard of the amateur film-maker, Kenneth Woolsey's, mother and father, prewar and after 1939; his mother feeds the chickens and evidence of bomb blasts are shown. Kenneth's sister Susan is married in Winter 1940.
[Tenby. Phillipa’s Wedding]
Margaret Payne is joined by friends and family on a grass tennis court, on the beach, and at (Tenby?) train station. On 18th September 1935 she acts as bridesmaid for her father's cousin Phillipa Payne on the occasion of her wedding to Hubert Killick at All Saints' Church, Sanderstead.
|Date||[ca. 1936 - 1939]||ID||8610|
This edited black and white film with titles, depicts Elizabeth pushing a toddler in a child's replica toy car around the garden. The group are then seen playing on a swing and picking flowers in their garden.
[Children at Play in the Garden]
Children play in the garden on bicycles and pedal cars as their mother watches.
[“Cathkin” House Compilation]
|Date||1936; 1938; 1950; 1951; 1953||ID||1419|
A collection of films of "Cathkin", the Voss family home, featuring scenes of the children playing in the garden in summer and winter, and tennis matches with friends. A school sports day and wedding are also included.
[Purley Garden; Hoxton School Fete]
|Date||14 July 1936||ID||1420|
Mr Voss visits his sister at her house, Malmsmead. In the gardens are beehives, vegetable plots and flower beds. Children play on the lawns with a dog as women look on. The family pose together for the camera, and Voss films a plane flying overhead. The film ends with footage of young children at a schools sports day, doing the egg and spoon race before performing a dance for their audience.
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