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[Boating; School Sports; Drusillas Park]
|Date||[ca. 1931 - 1937]||ID||10146|
This black and white and colour film shows family leisure activity, with scenes at a boating lake (Isfield), followed by shots from a school sports day, various beach and fishing outings (Beachy Head and Cowdray Park), and a trip to Drusillas Park (Alfriston).
[Children at Play]
This black and white portrait of a young family shows, in some detail, games being played by young children in a garden. Scenes from a trip to a boating lake are also featured intermittently.
[Ladycross Sports; Family Fun; Boating; Newhaven]
This film is a compilation in four parts featuring the sporting activities of the pupils of Ladycross school; various scenes of the family at leisure both in the garden and at the seaside; a boating trip at Isfield; and fishing at the harbour in Newhaven.
Story of a River
This amateur colour documentary film with poetic voice over, narrative and instrumental soundtrack, follows the River Ouse from Horsham to Barcombe and back via Lewes and Newhaven. The film provides a historical narrative of the local area, with some comedy narrative mixed with poetry readings, anecdotal references and quotes from previous residents, closing with a summary. This film won the Sussex Film Festival Sound Trophy in 1971.
[Tobogganing; Rural Scenes; Welly-Wanging]
A short amateur film featuring children of the Durant family tobogganing in the snow on the South Downs. The film also includes a brief shot of Isfield Post Office and a Welly-Wanging contest on a recreation ground (more on 7308), watched by spectators (Isfield?)
The Late Mr McKenna
This amateur colour comedy drama tells the story of Mr McKenna who wakes up late and gets to work just in time to deliver a presentation. Several weeks later Mr McKenna and his wife are expected at a formal church christening, which they only remember following a phone call from the child's parents, having mislaid the invitation. They arrive 'just in time', to witness the child receive a blessing by the vicar. The film has full titles and credits and out-takes / gag-reel.
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