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[Garden Fete at Broughton House]
|Date||30 June 1926||ID||866|
A traditional English garden fete takes place in the grounds of Broughton House near Sevenoaks. This professional film with intertitles focuses much of its attention on the local people who attended the event.
[Summer Seaside Holiday and Family Scenes]
|Date||March - October 1929||ID||591|
This compilation of home movie material with intertitles was filmed by doctors Thomas and Catherine Violet Burne whilst on leave from their medical posts in Malaya. The doctors film their children enjoying leisure time in England, on the beach, in the countryside and in the garden.
[Burne Family Pictures]
|Date||[ca. 1930 - 1932]||ID||593|
A compilation of home movie material from the early 1930s. Whilst on leave from their medical posts in Malaya, doctors Thomas and Catherine Violet Burne record family gatherings, holidays and school events in England.
[Social Functions And Days Out, Sevenoaks Cine Society]
|Date||[ca. 1937]; [ca. 1949?]; 1950 - 1951||ID||1142|
Members of the Sevenoaks Cine Society take a trip on the Woolwich Ferry paddle steamer 'John Benn' in the late 1930s. A brief colour sequence records an outdoor gathering. In 1950 and 1951 they are gather together at the Society's black-tie Christmas parties and annual dinners.
|Date||[1937 - 1946?]||ID||1141|
A compilation of films beginning with the Coronation procession of King George VI, followed by wartime parades in Sevenoaks.
Made prior to the outbreak of the Second World War, this film illustrates how factories were reutilized for the production of materials required by the military.
|Date||25 September 1937||ID||352|
Scenes from the wedding of Rupert and Hilary Cochrane at St. Mary’s Church, Kippington, Sevenoaks; filmed by Lance House.
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.
"Late Again"; Second Annual Garden Party; Filming “It Goes Like This”
A compilation of three films relating the the Sevenoaks Cine Society.
It Goes Like This
Amateur fiction comedy about an inventor, his work and his family's changing circumstances.
Winner Takes All
Two young men fall in love with the winner of a local 'talent and personality contest' in this amateur fiction film. They compete in a range of sports, making a gentleman's agreement which will see the overall winner claiming the woman's hand. Their total dedication to the competition however allows for another suitor to step in and wed the woman.
Home From Home
An amateur fiction film in which a pair of ghosts search for new lodgings when their home is demolished for new housing. The film uses superimposition and other editing devices to depict the paranormal goings-on.
[Cine Society Functions]
|Date||1954 - 1956||ID||1146|
An amateur record of Sevenoaks Cine Society's black-tie events during the mid-1950s. The events in formal dress show the members greeting, playing party games and dancing.
Is This Your Life?
This film depicts a ‘typical’ working day in the life of a man and woman. The narrative unfolds without the use of dialogue and with a minimum of human presence.
Birthday For Peter
A fictional film in which Peter, a young boy celebrating his birthday, is abducted on his way home from school. The horrible events turn out however only to be a bad dream.
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