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Oyster Fishing at Whitstable
Released through Charles Urban's postwar cinemagazine Movie Chats, but made much earlier, this film charts oyster fishing, packing, preparation and feasting in Whistable in around 1905.
[Local News Film, Hastings]
This film records people and events in the coastal town of Hastings in 1914.
|Date||1927 - 1935||ID||1021|
A compilation of scenes and events filmed in Broadstairs from 1927 to 1935, including the Broadstairs 'Water Sports' gala in 1927, Uncle Mack's Minstrels on stage, a fishing competition, and a trip to the North Goodwin light ship.
Tour of Devon and Cornwall
|Date||[ca. 1930 ?]||ID||8174|
This extended intertitled travelogue shows a group tour through the counties of Cornwall, Devon and Somerset visiting many noted landmarks that includes the Madron Wishing Well and Chapel, standing stones of the Mên-an-Tol, the coast at Lands End with the "First and Last House" and the Daily Mail sign; Exeter; St Ives; the town of Clovelly in Devon; the moorlands of Dartmoor and Exmoor; the seaside towns of Penzance, Dawlish, Plymouth and Newlyn.
Scotland June 1929
Two reels of amateur film with intertitles which chronicle a motoring holiday through the Highlands of Scotland. The holidaymakers explore the rugged landscape in three chauffeur-driven cars, stopping to watch the herring catch being unloaded at Oban and ending their trip in Edinburgh.
[Shippam Compilation: Factory, Family, Football]
Compiled scenes, taken by Ernest Shippam at C. Shippam LTD factory in Chichester, local football matches and sea fishing. The men working at Shippam's factory use specialised equipment to process, jar, cook and pack the factory's product, meat paste. Inventive camera angles and slow motion footage provides an insight into working life and amateur filmmaking in the 1930s.
This complex amateur drama tells the story of a cocaine smuggllng ring on the south coast of England, through a group of women and sailors, at Chichester Harbour, who try to unravel who the culprit might be.
[Street Scenes in Shanghai]
Views of street scenes in Shanghai and surrounding countryside include street performers, acrobats and men at work amongst scaffolding. A dragon dance passes through the streets and various people are filmed in parks and gardens. This is followed by a river cruise and scenes of water transport.
[Garden Scenes; Wedding; Family Scenes at Sandbanks]
|Date||1931; 1933; 1934||ID||5415|
This black and white film opens with family scenes featuring Austin Reed in a garden with the family, followed by scenes of a family church service wedding and a family holiday to Sandbanks, Dorset (?). The family relax on the beach, swim in the sea and enjoying a sea fishing trip aboard a boat.
Cruise to Norway
Three reels of film with intertitles which document a family holiday to Norway.
Ross Family Pictures III
|Date||[ca. mid 1930s - mid 1940s]||ID||567|
One of several home movie compilations belonging to the Ross family. The footage, which includes some Dufaycolor, captures family gatherings and outings to the beach, as well images of golf players.
Symphony of the Seasons
Seasonal imagery of English nature has been edited into a linear format, tracing the passing of a year. Intertitles quoting lines of classical poetry introduce the different scenes.
[Hastings Family Film: Seaside Scenes]
A group of friends take a holiday in Hastings, taking fishing boat trips and sitting on the beach.
Joce and Gill on Holiday
Two films of the Emberton family on holiday in Polzeath in the Summers of 1938 and 1939. Both films feature several scenes of the two children, Jocelyn and Gillian and their mother Kathleen on the beach, paddling and swimming in the water. Kathleen is filmed surfing/body boarding on a simple wooden board, and the family go on a fishing trip.
[Cabaret, Woodbridge near Ipswich; Beachlands]
|Date||[1938 - 1939?]||ID||513|
A home movie featuring the Grant family, friends and neighbours. Shots of family and friends on holiday at Pevensey and at home in Kenton. The family take a ride on a fishing boat in Pevensey Bay and spend time on the beach. The film also includes shots of an outdoor clown performance, possibly organised by J. Lyons and Co.
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