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[A ‘Capitol’ Newsreel by Clifford Spain II]
|Date||1922 - 1932||ID||1517|
A compilation of films of local interest which which were exhibited in a newsreel format at the Capitol Cinema in Walton-on-Thames by its manager Clifford Spain. The films, from 1922, 1931 and 1932, record community events including an RSPCA horse show and several garden fetes. The camera pays much attention to recording the visitors who frequent the events.
[Our Holiday at Herne Bay. Our Doings at Walton. Bob as a Soldier. "Byeways" Film]
A compilation of home movie material with intertitles which includes footage of family holidays and a young soldier returning home on leave.
[Family Events, 1955]
Film of the Gowlland family on various outings in the Summer of 1955. The film shows the family on walks at Fairlight cove; and in the garden in August, playing badminton and cards. The family members indulge in various pass-times on a visit to the beach at Middleton near Bognor Regis, and stay at a holiday cottage there. They also visit Bodiam Castle, Rye, Chichester and go to the races at Kempton Park in October.
Sunbury and its Environs; Middlesex England
The Rotary Club of Sunbury on Thames captures views of Sunbury and its its surroundings with a descriptive commentary, including river scenes, the railway, town centre buildings, suburban housing, and businesses. There are scenes along the Thames, taking in Windsor Castle and Hampton Court, and the film ends with a Rotary Club luncheon party.
[Winter; Wedding; Last Trolley Buses; Hike]
This film shows the family playing together in the snow and attempting to start a classic car with a hand crank. This is followed by shots of plants in the lean-to greenhouse and various shots of a friends wedding. Shots of the Fulwell Bus depot in Teddington show the last trolley buses. This is followed by scenes of the family on several outings to Great Windsor park and the children playing together at home.
[Snow; Moving House; Whitsun Camp; Folkestone Holiday]
This film shows a family moving house, going on a camping holiday, playing on a beach and visiting the Kent town of Canterbury. The family tour the street, capturing views of the historic Cathedral gate, War Memorial and shops. The film closes with several members of the family rowing Skiffs on the River Thames.
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