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[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.
Joce and Gill at Home
|Date||1936 - 1940||ID||1563|
A compilation of family scenes spanning the late 1930s filmed by architect Joseph Emberton. The youngest daughter learns to walk; the two daughters play in the garden; the grandparents visit; there are outings to a lido, two birthday parties and a Christmas dinner. They also visit the Casino building in Blackpool, designed by Joseph Emberton.
[Mill Hill ; Garden Scenes]
An intertitled family compilation filmed in the summers of 1939 and 1940.
[Small Lancashire Cotton Mill]
This 1942 film shows work on a farm to harvest the silage crop and load it into the silos. The film then focuses on workers and machines at a textile mill in Lancashire.
[Southend Pier; Garden Scenes; Scotland; Miss Great Britain Competition]
Scenes filmed at Southend Pier, on holiday in Scotland and during a Miss Great Britain competition in Morecambe [?], and of older family members in a garden, by Frank Creasy of Wadhurst East Sussex in the 1950s.
The R.A.C. Internal Rally of Great Britain
This film follows the 1956 R.A.C. Internal Rally of Great Britain as it takes place over three days. The rally drivers set out from Hastings and Blackpool and travel to various locations across Britain, completing a range of manoeuvres on the way. The rally finishes at Blackpool, Lancashire where the winner is seen crossing the finish line.
Thread Through the Family
Ewan McColl and Peggy Seeger's songs, written in the folk tradition, narrate the story of two Lancashire families who work at the cotton mills during a time of industrial modernisation and sweated labour in Asia. Interviews with workers are included in this portrait of a day in the life of two families, produced by H. K. Lewenhak in 1961.
Give As You Earn
A promotional film about 'Give As You Earn' - a government scheme allowing charity giving through payroll. The film has an emphasis on the work of the Pestalozzi Children's village at Sedlescombe, Sussex and includes interviews with employers and employees who use the scheme, as well as the warden at Pestalozzi about how the charity helps the developing world.
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