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[Xmas at Hazeldene. Picking Spring Flowers]
Members of the Nightingale family gather in the snow-laden garden of the family home 'Hazeldene' - they build a snowman, have a snowball fight and play musical instruments. The film also contains footage from the following Spring of the Nightingale women picking wild primroses and daffodils.
Country Folk in Other Lands
|Date||[ca. late 1930s]||ID||1105|
The first half of this film with intertitles captures images of the Tarn River and of apple harvesting in France. The second half chronicles the Bedouin Arabs of Tunisia, recording aspects of their nomadic lifestyle, including their pottery and food-making skills.
[Broadstairs & St. Peter's Items]
|Date||1936 - 1937||ID||1023|
A compilation of items filmed by Enid Briggs in Broadstairs in the late 1930s. The selection includes variety performances staged on Broadstairs sands, rough seas and storm damage, a flower show, a display by the Red Cross and the 'Broadstairs Dickens Festival'.
The Main Bay
|Date||1937 - 1939||ID||1020|
Scenes filmed by Enid Briggs centering around seaside entertainment and activities in Broadstairs. Items filmed include beach activities, Uncle Mack's Minstrels performing on stage, a prize crop of Potatoes and boating from the Jetty.
[Worthing Flower Show]
This film features scenes from the 1937 Worthing Flower show. It includes exterior shots of a large white marquee, visitors to the show paying their entrance fee and seated at a tea tent, as well as a marching band and highland dancers providing entertainment for the crowd.
[Coronation; Chelsea Flower Show; West Country]
This colour film depicts the Coronation celebrations for HM The King George VI in London, together with scenes from the Royal Horticultural Society's (RHS) Chelsea Flower Show, and views of the rural and coastal environs of the West Country.
[Weddings, Christening and Seaside Pictures]
A compilation of amateur films which includes two weddings, a christening and outings to West Sussex beaches.
This film shows the harvest taking place in the countryside during 1944. It includes scenes of farm labourers gathering hay and horse-drawn carts being used to transport it.
[Holidays in Hawaii]
|Date||December 1949; April 1950; May 1951||ID||1436|
A trip to Hawaii begins at Waikiki Beach, including film of surfers performing elaborate tricks for the camera, and the nearby city of Honolulu, on the island of Oahu. Voss then travels to the island of Hawaii where he visits a volcano and a tree fern rainforest in the Hawaii National Park. Some professionally made film scenes are intercut with Voss's own film.
Quiet Weekends: An Introduction to Country Life
Home movie material shot by a member of Haywards Heath & District Amateur Cine Society. The film starts with images of the landscaping of the garden and driveway of a large family home. Guests visit the house when the manual work has been completed and enjoy a picnic on the lawn. Colour images of the house and its garden in spring and winter end the film.
This colour amateur film, made by a member of Haywards Heath & District Amateur Cine Society, captures the changing face of the agricultural landscape over the course of ten months.
A compilation of scenes from around the South East of England captured by a member of the Institute of Amateur Cinematographers during the 1950s. The film shows a variety of events, people and places, including members of the Royal Family and the Prime Minister, Harold Macmillan, at his Sussex home. This silent film includes intertitles throughout.
The Kent Show (1951)
An amateur colour record of the 1951 Kent County Agricultural Show. The film includes images of competition farm animals, a variety of agricultural display tents, and the making of a decorative pot on a potters wheel. The film-maker was a member of Haywards Heath & District Amateur Cine Society.
The Church in Action in the Hop Gardens of East Kent
This intertitled silent film, produced by the Church of England Temperance Society, shows the society's work amongst the annual hop-picking communities of East Kent. The film highlights the day-to-day activities of the hop-pickers and the church's mission activities.
|Date||June 1952 - March 1953||ID||127|
A compilation of scenes portraying family life produced by an amateur film-maker. Members of the Ellis family and their friends feature in the film, which includes visits to local places of interest and scenes of everyday life. Although silent, the film includes intertitles throughout.
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