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An amateur film recording people and places in Lindfield during the 1940s.
[The Wistrand Family in the USA; Island Holiday]
A compilation of amateur footage filmed by a Swedish diplomat whilst living in America. The film contains images of a female family friend touring the carp ponds of a public garden, sunbathing at an outdoor swimming pool and on rocky outcrops. The film ends with images of local Hawaiian (?) women pulling in fishing nets onto a beach.
|Date||[ca. 1940 - 1942]||ID||9796|
This black and white film shows the Corder family on a day out to a park. The children - Julia and Chris are seen along the route to the park and walking through the gates. Individual shots show Chris in his pram, Julia and Mrs Corder. The second film features the family playing individually in their garden (?). Julia rides on a tricycle and plays with her dolls, whilst the laundry hangs above her head on the washing line.
[Galas; Parades; Rallies]
This film shows a series of St George's Day Parades, County Camps, a troop of Scouts building a Nissen hut and individual Scout and Guide troop events from across the Mid-Sussex region.
Julia and Christopher
This very short film features four children seen in portrait, pulling faces and pretending to box at the camera.
[Sunday Outings: Visit to Windsor; Campbell’s Sailing from Brighton Palace Pier]
|Date||1947 - 1948||ID||9258|
An edited film showing a series of outings and leisure activities that includes: a fairground; a picnic; an outing to Windsor Castle touring the grounds; walking on the South Downs and visiting the beach below the chalk cliffs at the Severn Sisters near Eastbourne. In colour, the second part of the film shows a family boat trip, sailing from Brighton Palace pier and taking part in several sports and leisure activities.
Coombe Wood Parkland & Pleasure Ground
|Date||[ca. 1948 - 1954]||ID||8622|
This edited colour film features images of gardens and trees at Coombe Wood Parkland and Pleasure Ground near Croydon.
[Bognor Regis Journal]
|Date||1949; 1951 - 1955||ID||3198|
A compilation of home movie material in which the film-maker records family outings in the south of England during the late 1940s and early 1950s. Places visited include Stonehenge, The New Forest and Beachy Head.
A short film of the Gowlland family on an outing to Shirley Park where they have tea at the hotel with the children's Grandparents and go for a walk in the grounds.
[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.
Our Movie Album
|Date||1949 - 1951; 13 March 1952||ID||5564|
An intertitled family film showing two boys exploring the town of Hastings, visiting the seafront, the Pier, Pavilion and Bandstand. Later the children go to Alexandra Park to play at a playground and visit a boating lake. In London they visit the South Bank for the Festival of Britain Exhibition, touring several popular landmarks. Other scenes include Christmas activities, a visit to a film premiere, and a commuter ride on a train.
This amateur fiction film tells the tale of a group of ramblers who show disrespectful behaviour at Knole Park, one of the National Trust's properties. In response, ghostly figures appear at an ancient oak tree and temporarily turn the ramblers into deer.
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.
This amateur cine club film shows scenes of people enjoying events of the annual fete and fireworks in Dunorlan Park in Tunbridge Wells.
Close up and wide views of East Court Gardens, East Grinstead, taken by Tony Hounsome in 1950.
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