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|Date||1927 - 1929||ID||3183|
Percy Nightingale films friends and family in the garden of his Crawley home 'Nutmead' over the course of three years. The adults play both to the camera and with their children during the changing seasons.
In England’s Garden
This documentary records the manual work done on Kent farms between spring and autumn, namely the harvesting of corn and hops in an era before farming became fully automated.
[Family Holiday at the Seaside]
Family scenes in the garden in summer and winter, on a trip to Clacton beach and boat trip. filmed and compiled by Mr. Lambert in the 1930s.
Family scenes in summer 1930 and spring 1964
|Date||1930; March - April 1964||ID||2946|
The first half of this amateur film was shot in 1930 in a town centre; a mother pushing a pram features, as well as a car rally and a visiting circus. In the countryside, gliders are seen in the air. The second half, filmed some 34 year later features children of the Mumford family at home and in the countryside playing in the snow; the family are also seen on a trip to Ashdown Forest (?).
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.
[“Cathkin” House Compilation]
|Date||1936; 1938; 1950; 1951; 1953||ID||1419|
A collection of films of "Cathkin", the Voss family home, featuring scenes of the children playing in the garden in summer and winter, and tennis matches with friends. A school sports day and wedding are also included.
[‘Tudor House’ Garden; Holiday in June; Winter Scenes]
|Date||1936 - 1937||ID||7488|
This silent film by Emile Lauste features a number of family and friends at Tudor House, West Wickham. Much of the film includes scenes of Bessie with Alva, her son, in the garden. The family are also seen relaxing with a number of family friends.
[Children; Seasons; Seaside Holiday]
|Date||1937 - 1939||ID||732|
Rudd family scenes in their garden at Bramley, Surrey, on a picnic in Summer, sledging in Winter, and attending a highlander parade, filmed by Mr. and Mrs. Rudd in the 1930s. The staff are also pictured in the garden, greatly outnumbering the four family members.
In the Garden of England
A filmic homage to Kent's agricultural countryside and to the farmers and labourers who work the land throughout the year.
Ottershaw & Sunnymede 1938
This colour edited film follows the change of seasons in 1938 at Eric and Eileen Giles' family home in Ottershaw and his father's house 'Sunnymede' in Chobham. The first part shows the house, garden and family at Chobham. The second section is at the house in Ottershaw and shows the garden changing during the seasons.
Organised Depot Routine
|Date||[1939 - 1946?]||ID||906|
A comprehensive day-in-the-life record of the ARP (Air Raid Precautions) Depot in Fulham. This professional film with intertitles was made by the Ministry of Home Security as a training tool.
Herne Bay Newsreel 1939
This is one of a series of local newsreels made by John Clague, featuring events in the town of Herne Bay. The film includes Regatta Day, 'Men of Kent and Kentish Men' luncheon, and Herne Bay covered in snow and the frozen sea.
This film shows the harvest taking place in the countryside during 1944. It includes scenes of farm labourers gathering hay and horse-drawn carts being used to transport it.
[History of Apple Porch]
|Date||[ca. 1946 - 1947]||ID||3453|
An amateur film featuring the Sadler family home near Chichester. The film was made by David Sadler using his father's camera. There are scenes of the house ('Apple Porch') throughout the seasons, as well as some colour footage of an air display filmed in Holland.
[Family Compilation: Wellington Cottage; Party at Hampton; Longford Cottage; Visit to Newbury]
|Date||[1949 to 1955?]||ID||7404|
Lewis family scenes, featuring Hilary Lewis, his wife Katherine and children Tim, Lin, Elizabeth and Caroline, in the 1950s. The children play and dance in the garden at their Hampton home, ride horses in nearby fields and go swimming at an outdoor pool. Aunts and grandparents are also included, and many scenes are filmed during winter, the countryside blanketed in snow.
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