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[Family Scenes; Picnic; Baby]
Home movie footage of family gatherings and outings. Children are filmed paddling in the sea, the film-maker and his family take a ride on a miniature steam train, and go on a picnic, and a set of grandparents hold a young baby in a garden.
[Family Scenes; Play with Dog]
Home movie material showing a family playing to the camera, with each other, and with a dog in the back garden of their terraced house on three separate occasions. The adults play leapfrog, a young boy plays with the boisterous dog, and one of the women holds out a kettle to the camera as she goes indoors to make tea.
[A ‘Capitol’ Newsreel by Clifford Spain III]
|Date||1927 - 1934||ID||1518|
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 record community events including parades, local election results and sports meetings. The camera pays special attention to the locals who visit the events.
[Works at Fairmile Garage in Cobham]
|Date||[28 March 1927 ?]||ID||10644|
This film shows a compilation of scenes at the Fairmile Garage in Cobham, Surrey with several men working on an Invicta car [?], and using machinery. Scenes also show the interior of the Garage with several cars being assembled. Outside a car drives up to the camera [061 PC]. The final shot shows a further scene of car mechanics working on a vehicle.
[Rifle Shooting Contest at Bisley]
|Date||1928 [?]; 1934||ID||1567|
The 1928 National Rifle Association Kings Prize is won by A.C.Hale. This is followed by a further shooting event at Bisley in 1934 with the winners posing for the camera.
The Southern Railway Servants' Orphanage at Woking
|Date||[1926? - 1933]||ID||1586|
This compilation illustrates life for the children and their relatives, staff and local volunteers at the Southern Railway Servants' Orphanage in Woking during the late 1920s and early 1930s. Each sequence is introduced with intertitles.
[King's Mead School Sports, Outings and Recreational Activities; Army Artillery Display; Royal Navy Fleet]
|Date||[ca. 1928 - 1930]||ID||2955|
A compilation of amateur material showing the pupils of King's Mead Preparatory School engaged in a variety of recreational activities, and a flotilla of Royal Navy ships.
Scenes filmed at Reigate Carnival in 1928 and 1935 by members of the North Downs Cinematograph Society. Elaborate floats and fancy dress costumes feature throughout.
Motorcycle and Light Car Club
|Date||[ca. 1930]; 1937; 1938; 1939||ID||4004|
Filmed during the 1930s, this silent film features the Horsham and District Motorcycle and Light Car Club at various events in south east England. Motorcycle races and car rallies are seen in mostly rural settings with spectators watching from a distance. The film includes a number of intertitles denoting the events with when and where they took place.
[Brooklands 30,000 Mile Trial; Vickers N230 Biplane]
|Date||July 1929; August 1929 [?]||ID||10648|
This film shows Violette (Violet) Cordery relaxing before her time-trial attempt (with sister Evelyn). This is followed by film of a bi-plane (Vickers Vilderbeast N230) at Brooklands. Scenes follow of the time trial of the Invicta car.
[Drunken Driving; A Hunting Party]
Scenes filmed for a drama about a man who gets drunk at the pub and drives home. These scenes are followed by film of a hunt meet (some of which is out of focus).
[Family at Home and on Trips]
A Surrey family together in the garden at home on Frimley Road, Camberley, and on outings to the river and an airfield, on a picnic and a trip to the seaside and open air swimming pool, in the 1930s.
[Visit to the Park; Family Scenes]
Family scenes filmed in the 1930s in London and Surrey. Much of the footage is filmed in a park with deer, seemingly unfazed by the family's presence. Interior, picnic and domestic garden scenes are also included.
Fan Court: Preparatory School for Boys
This amateur film with intertitles contains outdoor shots of the pupils, staff and grounds of Fan Court Preparatory School for Boys at Chertsey. Many of the images are posed group shots, capturing the participants between classes and during sporting activities.
[Brooklands and Crystal Palace Car Racing]
|Date||1930; 28 June 1938||ID||1418|
Film from 1930 shows crowds milling around Brooklands racing track before a race. This is followed by footage from the London Grand Prix at Crystal Palace in 1938, filmed from the stands. The film ends with shots of the Crystal Palace grounds, where a tower is visible in the background, the only part of the Palace then standing after a fire in 1936.
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