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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.
[Leisure Sports; Horse Riding]
|Date||1938 - 1939||ID||10044|
This edited family film shows the family attending a Point-to-Point horse race event in Helingly, playing and socialising together at home in Cross In Hand and taking part in several horse riding events with the Pony club at Firle House and Lewes. The film also includes shots of the family's pet Shetland ponies, and watching the Southdown hunt.
[Navy in Ceylon]
This film shows scenes of the Royal Naval land base at "RMS Mayina", near Colombo, Ceylon [Sri Lanka] with views of camp life that includes men at the camp entrance, the inside of a hut, and short scenes aboard several vessels. The film also includes a mix of everyday street scenes with: oxen, cats, local markets, children waving at the camera, a visit to the "Lomond Rubber Creping Mill, Kelaniya", local Sir Lankan men in portrait, and naval vessels on a lake or river.
Colour film showing the Southdowns Foxhounds gathering for a various hunts soon after the end of the war. Riders on horseback, some wearing traditional hunting outfits with others dressed in tweeds, assemble at various locations, accompanied by their hounds. Many of the gatherings take place in front of pubs, one of which can be identified as the Kings Arms at Albourne.
[Ashford Railway Works: Local Industries and Farming]
An extensive record of Ashford's industries and manual workers in the immediate post-war era, including Ashford Railway Works and Ashford Cattle Market.
[King's Mead School Sports]
|Date||[ca. 1945 - 1956]||ID||2957|
A compilation of B&W and colour footage of sporting activities at King's Mead Preparatory School. The boys are filmed playing rugby, cricket and basketball, diving into the school's outdoor swimming pool, and competing in various athletics events including running, hurdling and the long jump.
[Picnic; Hunt; Fly Fishing; Visit to the Coast]
This film shows a family trip to the countryside. The family have a picnic at the side of the road and watch two hunts as they pass through rural villages. The family also partake in several outdoor pastimes including fly fishing at a lake, horse riding in the countryside, and take a trip to the coast.
A short amateur film, shot in colour by the Sadler family's Australian cousin, Tony Gaze, in Melbourne, Australia. The film features a group of youngsters in military uniforms, and various short family scenes and portraits.
[Boxing Day Hunt; Football in Garden]
A short film of the Gowlland family showing their three children watching the start of a fox hunt; the two boys, John and Mark playing football; and Rosemary practicing netball in the front garden of their Croydon home.
About Horse Shoes
Amateur educational film showing the workings of a blacksmith's forge. Scenes include horse being led to smithy, old shoes being removed, blacksmith working at forge and new shoes being fitted. Demonstration of different sizes and types of horseshoe, followed by shots of cart horses and hunters and illustration of type of shoe worn by racehorses. The film ends with a man (the blacksmith?) showing a record book indicating the costs of shoeing.
Gowlland Film [Film Diary For 1950]
Film of the Gowlland family in 1950 at home and on outings to Fairlight Cove, London, Cambridge and Gloucestershire. The family also attend a wedding, and celebrate Christmas at home.
Scenes from an agricultural show in Tunbridge Wells.
[Farming Scenes, Part I]
This short amateur film features scenes from a farm, cattle market and an agricultural county show. On the farm, shots of animals, dead and alive, are accompanied with scenes of harvesting cereal crops. Cattle are displayed at a show, and hunting and show jumping displays are filmed at a county show. The film also includes some brief shots of a shooting party.
Farming Scenes - Part II
A film covering scenes across the seasons on a Kentish farm in Meopham. The films shows children roller skating, women and girls working the farm tractor, Hereford cattle, ferrets, rabbit shooting and the Eastbourne Show.
[Rural Scenes; Outings; Holidays; Bluebell Railway; Eastbourne Trams; Rough Sea at Seaford]
|Date||1960 - 1962||ID||4154|
A compilation of home movie material which includes footage of hunting with hounds, family outings to beaches, and holidays to the Westcountry.
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