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|Date||[ca. 1937 - 1947?]||ID||8613|
This colour film shows a flowering urban garden, with a visiting bumblebee. Intertitles throughout. The family also visit the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew. (Poor colour issues with tinted magenta, cyan and out of focus shots)
[Red Cross Nurse]
This two scene film shows an older woman (Bessie Lauste) in a nurses uniform posing in a domestic garden taking off her coat and rolling up her sleeves. The woman puts a pair of scissors in her belt. Later a white girl wearing a masculine turban and Pacha style outfit, dances and messes about in front of the camera pulling faces and giggling.
More Bracklesham Doings 1938
This amateur film compilation features several short colour and black and white edited films with intertitles. Several of the films are humorous with a slapstick style fictitious narrative, whilst others show family activities including a visit to a fairground, a day out on a boating lake and a family picnic in Cowdray Park.
This series of amateur films shows several constructed narratives based on Hinchliff family life, including the mother learning how to drive, eating a banana played backwards and two stop frame animated films.
[Tea; Stilt Walking in Garden; Horse Riding]
|Date||[ca. 1938 - 1939?]||ID||8608|
This mixed colour and black and white film shows the family eating a meal, playing in the garden and on a day out riding horses in the countryside (Barnet?), stopping at a public house for refreshments.
Film of the Gowlland family during the war years, focusing on family life and activities at their home in Croydon. Much of the film shows the children playing in the garden, along with family outings, a wedding at Wisborough Green, the arrival of a new baby and Christmas 1943.
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.
[Wedding at Saint Mary Addington Church]
|Date||[ca. 1940s]; June 1962||ID||9352|
This edited family film features a wedding at Saint Mary the Blessed Virgin, Addington (Croydon).
[Forest Hill Visit to London; Scout Parade; Summer Camp]
This film shows recently honoured service men and women emerging through the gates outside Buckingham Palace following an investiture. This is followed by Cubs, Scouts and Guides parading in a bombed out street, with views inside their club room, undertaking training exercises. The film closes with views of Scouts at a camp in Croydon.
[Seaside holiday at Torquay]; [Children Playing in Garden I]
|Date||August 1941; October 1941||ID||1666|
Films of the Gowlland family in 1941, focusing on the children, Rosemary and John. On holiday in Torquay, the children paddle in the sea and play in the sand. At home they play in a sand pit and on the lawn, as aircraft fly over.
[Children Playing in Garden II]
|Date||July - August 1942||ID||1667|
Film of the Gowlland family in 1942, focusing on the children, Rosemary and John, playing in the garden. Rosemary plays with a toy pram, John rides a tricycle, and they both play ring-a-ring-a-roses and other games.
This black and white film shows a group of people around a very large bonfire at night. The Bonfire pyre is growing steadily whilst the group of people dance in a ring. Very little other detail is visible.
[War Time 1943-1945]
|Date||1944 - 1945||ID||1706|
Film of the Gowlland family, intercutting family life and outings with war-time events including V1 bombings and the end of the war. John has a toy doodlebug, the family take refuge in a Morrison shelter, and in the country. With the arrival of the end of the war, blackout restrictions are lifted, and the family take a trip to the beach.
[Family Christmas Celebrations]
|Date||[1944; 1947; December 1948]||ID||8615|
This mixed colour and black and white film opens with the Hinchliff family celebrating Christmas, sitting around a table eating Christmas cake and drinking tea. The children play with a dog, a cat and have fun in an inflatable sailboat on a garden pond. Several family members are seen sitting and tending to the garden, or welcoming visitors.
[Children Playing in Garden III]
A short film of the Gowlland family children, showing Rosemary, John and Mark playing in the garden. John plays with a toy machine gun, Rosemary rides a bicycle, John rides a tricycle, and their younger brother Mark is pulled along in a toy cart.
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