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Devil's Dyke Fun Fair
Early film footage of fun fair workers and revelers at Devil's Dyke on the South Downs, taken by pioneer James Williamson in around 1896.
[Family Scenes: Baby; Eastbourne; Dogs etc.]
Oakshott family members, guests and staff are shown in portrait footageat Foxhunt Manor at Foxhunt Green in Waldron, East Sussex. Subjects are also shown in the grounds of the house, at Eastbourne and a local fair, filmed by Eugene Oakshott, the head of the family, in 1927 [?].
[Compilation: Come to the Fair; Felix, a Live Wire; Rosie’s Nightmare; A Palace of Yore’ Hampton Court; The Merseyside Sea Scouts; Golf with Archie Compton; Australian Grape Farming]
|Date||1928 - 1935||ID||8192|
A compilation of eight films, including scenes at a fairground and Hampton Court Palace, a theatrical performance, fiction film and two cartoons and a short slow motion section showing a man swinging a golf club, all produced between 1928 and 1935 and compiled by Mr. F. G. S. Wise, a photographer from North London.
A cine club production of around 1929, part of the "Seeing London Series", which records scenes at Hampstead Heath during a fair. Visitors ride on swingboats, roundabouts and the Helter Skelter, and play carnival games. Views of carnival workers 'behind the scenes' and footage shot from a roundabout as it spins on its axis are also included.
[Winter Sports and Summer Outings in the South East]
This black and white edited film shows a group undertaking a series of winter sports in Switzerland (?), followed by a series of outings that include the Southdown bus depot and a mix of East Kent buses with busy street scenes. The group also visit Herne Bay seafront, Margate Lido and the Dreamland Amusement park.
[Family Scenes: Elizabeth; Corinne; Pony; Farm; Fashion Show; Shoot]
Local and family footage, of activity in the grounds of Foxhunt Manor at Foxhunt Green, and a fete in Waldren [?], and a rabbit shooting party, in 1930 [?]. Footage, taken by Eugene Oakshott, includes portraits of the subjects involved.
[Family on Holiday: Lake View; Etc]
This film contains brief snippets from holidays, day trips and notable events captured by Mr Dudkin. They include several holidays, trips to the horse races and a carnival parade.
A Drama of the Thames
An amateur film with intertitles which records a family trip on two small sailing boats to Windsor. Two sets of parents are joined by their young sons as they sail along the River Thames, passing numerous other vessels, stopping for a swim, filming riverbank activities and a yacht race, and reaching Windsor where they walk past the Castle.
[At the Seaside]
Scenes of the Emberton family on holiday at the seaside at Polzeath, playing on the beach and in the sea. A second part of the film shows the family at Blackpool Pleasure Beach and features architecture designed by Joseph Emberton.
Camera Mag No. 1
Film by the Eltham Cine Society, recording a funfair on Woolwich Common in celebration of the Jubilee, gardens at Well Hall Pleasaunce, scenes showing every day uses of electricity, model boats on Blackheath pond, steam ships at King George V dock and scenes of the cine group themselves - making a film. Amateur Cine World, Specially Commended
Scenes from all along the South Coast from Bournemouth to Margate, broken up by intertitles and produced by Marion Grierson in the 1930s.
Beside the Seaside
Margaret Grierson's film, with commentary written by W.H.Auden, presents a day out for Londoners at their south coast destinations. Leaving London during a heat wave, they make their way to Brighton, Broadstairs, Ovingdean and Eastbourne to swim, dance, chatter and enjoy the Palace Pier's amusements.
A film by architect Joseph Emberton of his travels to three European architectural exhibitions; the first in pre-war Dusseldorf, the second in Paris and the third, at the Empire Exhibition in Glasgow.
A thirty minute film by architect Joseph Emberton recording scenes encountered on a business trip to New York in 1938, accompanied by Leonard and Doris Thompson, owners of the Blackpool Pleasure Beach. The film features scenes aboard a cruise liner and in New York, Coney Island and Atlantic City.
Presenting Gay, Grim & Graceful
A compilation with intertitles showing a range of activities including displays by Egerton's First Scout Group and by school gymnasts, children enjoying sports day races, deer hunting with hounds, workmen making breeze blocks, wood and coal being prepared for fuel, and women demonstrating aerobic exercises.
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