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Childhood Wartime Scenes.
|Date||1942 - 1945||ID||10809|
An amateur film with intertitles following a young boy's early years during wartime.
Hanging Out the Cloths; or, Master, Mistress and Maid
A mistress discovers her husband up to no good behind a washing line in this George Albert Smith production from 1897.
[Pillow Fight] Children in the Nursery
Pillows explode as two young boys fight in their nursery after being put to bed in this film by Robert Paul from the late 1890s.
The House that Jack Built
A young girl's house is destroyed and magically rebuilt by her younger brother in this film by George Albert Smith produced in 1900.
Attack on a China Mission (Bluejackets to the Rescue)
A shoot out between Boxers and a missionary's rescuers is the subject of this film by James Williamson, produced in 1900.
The Soldier Returns
A soldier retrieves his mother from the poor house when he returns from the Boer War in this positive depiction of postwar experience by James Williamson.
A Reservist, Before the War, and After the War
In this 1902 film by James Williamson, poverty and desperation is associated with a reservist's war service in the Boer War.
Dear Boys Come Home for the Holidays
Two boys cause havoc in their family home in this 1904 comedy by James Williamson.
A dog earns a reward which transforms the fortunes of a family in this 1908 James Williamson production.
Warnham Court; The Home of C. J. Lucas
This black and white family film shows a group of men playing golf on the Warnham Court estate, followed by highlights of Tennis (doubles) and a cricket match. The family watch from the terrace next to the house. The final film with intertitles shows a beekeeping film, demonstrating how to create an artificial hive. Two men use their bare hands to handle the bees.
[Miscellaneous Family Scenes IV]
|Date||[ca. 1930s - 1940s]||ID||710|
A compilation of home movie material, including family outings to the beach, an excursion in an open-top car, and various family scenes in a garden where a young boy playfights with his grandfather (?) and watches female relatives playing on a seesaw. There is also a sequence of rough seas battering the coast and a shot of a tank driving along a road.
[Churchill House; children and family; seaside; Wales; France]
A home movie showing scenes of the Muller-Rowland family relaxing at their family home near Woking and on holiday in South Wales during the 1920s. The film ends with some footage of the Palace of Versailles in France.
[Family in Garden]
A short compilation showing a family group with a wheelbarrow in a domestic garden, playing together with the grass cuttings. Several older family members and a Labrador dog join in the game.
A Lowland Cinderella
Joan Morgan stars as Hester, whose story of misfortune, manipulation, love and redemption mirrors that of Cinderella. Set between the highlands of Scotland, Intertitles provide chapter titles, such as "A Great Day" and "The Storm Comes" and dialogue between characters, but also introduce the characters and their players.
The story of Tansy, a shepherd's granddaughter, who is adored and mistreated by the men in her life, told over nearly an hour of footage and intertitles. Scenes are shot on location, setting action in the rolling hills of the Devon countryside, as well as interior sets. Intertitle styles make visual distinctions between spoken phrases by the characters, shown in bold white type over black, and the writer's voice, which is conveyed by elaborate script over the same still image. Several interjections are made by Hepworth himself, remarking on the narrative as it unfolds.
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