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Fellowship of St. Nicholas Homes for Children, Christ Church, St. Leonards-on-Sea
This film depicts many of the activities being undertaken by The Fellowship of St. Nicholas, a local charity founded to counteract, "the effects of poverty, disadvantage, neglect and abuse suffered by children and young people." It is highly probable that the film was used as an awareness-raising, and hence a fundraising, tool.
Mrs Newlywed’s First Dinner
Made in the late 1940s this humorous amateur fiction film depicts a young wife who decides to cook fresh fish for dinner. After a series of culinary disasters she admits defeat and buys fish and chips from the chip shop.
[Lanrick; Horse Jumps; Solar Eclipse; Games]
|Date||1942 - 1945||ID||10047|
This edited colour and black and white film shows scenes of the family participating in a mixture of outdoor sports and activities including: a Pony Gymkhana; swimming in a pool and in the sea; watching a partial eclipse; a game of Croquet; a tennis match; Beekeeping; visiting several friends and family in Suffolk; and in the family garden.
[Family and Children; Garden; Austin Reed Headquarters]
This film opens with group portrait shots of the extended family, taken in the family garden. In the next scene, Austin Reed and the Board of Directors (?) pose together on the roof of the Austin Reed Headquarters at Summit House, Red Lion Square, London. Views of the open square and street scenes follow, with additional shots of the facade of an Austin Reed branded building.
[Ashford Railway Works: Local Industries and Farming]
An extensive record of Ashford's industries and manual workers in the immediate post-war era, including Ashford Railway Works and Ashford Cattle Market.
[Two of A Kind]
An amateur fiction film concerning a case of mistaken identity. A middle-class couple go to a fancy-dress party where the theme is 'tramps'. Meanwhile, two real-life tramps utilize the couple's empty house, an act which causes confusion when the party ends and the couple return home.
[Picnic; Hunt; Fly Fishing; Visit to the Coast]
This film shows a family trip to the countryside. The family have a picnic at the side of the road and watch two hunts as they pass through rural villages. The family also partake in several outdoor pastimes including fly fishing at a lake, horse riding in the countryside, and take a trip to the coast.
[VE Day at Manston Grove; Farming; Family at Northdown]
This edited colour and black and white film shows views of a VE day celebration; a group of women potato seeding on a farm; a gathering in a garden for a family portrait photograph and views of children playing.
Chance in a Lifetime
|Date||[ca. late 1940s]||ID||756|
A fictional film made by The Ashford Association Film Society which tells the changing fortunes of two bricklayers. The changes are caused by ill-health and by betting on the football pools and horse-racing.
[Holiday to Las Palmas, Canary Islands]
This edited colour and black and white film shows a family holiday aboard a cruise ship on route to Las Palmas in the Canary Islands. The couple arrive at Las Palmas and capture panoramic views of the people, and landscape around their hotel.
This film shows a family leaving to go on holiday to France, Switzerland and Italy by car and train.
[East Northdown House]
This film, shows a large family gathering at East Northdown Farm, Kent where the family watch a Punch and Judy show in the garden. Two boys blow up balloons in front of the Punch and Judy box and the group sit around small tables in the garden for afternoon tea. The family also gather together for extended family photographs in front of the main house.
It Goes Like This
Amateur fiction comedy about an inventor, his work and his family's changing circumstances.
Horsted Keynes Women’s Institute
Members of the Women's Institute hold a monthly meeting at the historic listed building of 'Treemans' in Horsted Keynes in this colour film from 1954.
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.
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