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A compilation showing a country road filmed from a moving vehicle; views of the Goodwood track and estate; portraits of two men and a woman sat on grass; followed by views of a village from a moving vehicle [?].
The Young Squire's Wedding at Warnham Court
|Date||7 June 1923||ID||4902|
This black and white film shows the wedding of Charles Eric Lucas ('Joe') and Doris Brander ('Biddy') on the 7th of June 1923. The film also shows some scenes filmed at a later date showing Biddy and Joe with a baby.
[Violette Cordery Motoring World Tour]
This multi-reel film shows a series of stops on a World Tour by Miss Violette (Violet) Cordery, an English female motorist travelling in an Invicta car travelling 10.266 miles, by road and sea. The tour includes UK; France; North Africa; India, Australia; USA, and Canada. [Only Reel 1 is shown in the online clip].
[Hangzhou and a trip to the Baochu pagoda]
This film opens with shots of West Lake, Hangzhou with structures built into the river bank. The Simpsons and their group go on a guided walk, ride on traditional open Jiao or sedan-style litter chairs through the rural countryside and tour the lake.
The Local Traders' Gazette
|Date||[ca. early 1930s]||ID||11284|
A compilation of advertisements for local businesses in Cranbrook, Hawkhurst, Goudhurst, Sissinghurst, Robertsbridge and Ticehurst in Kent. Made for showing at the cinema, the adverts offer brief interior and exterior shots of shops and business premises; occasionally with the shop keepers or owners out front.
People and Places
An amateur film showing scenes of family and friends at leisure in locations around the South of England with intertitles throughout.
[Journey to North Africa]
Amateur footage of a journey by boat to North Africa and of holiday excursions once there.
What a Hunt
This silent black and white fiction film shows a parish vicar hosting a garden party in the village of Norbog. But guests get a surprise when they come face to face with an escaped lion. A car accident leads to a romance, as a large group of villagers search for the lion. Upon returning to the church yard they find a child in a lion costume... is this the lion?
This black and white film, taken while on holiday in Asia, combines family scenes aboard a boat and swimming at the beach, with views of the local fishermen hauling in their catch.
Chilham (A Kentish Village)
An amateur film with intertitles which lovingly records the historic village of Chilham. The film includes images of the Tudor buildings and narrow cobbled streets, Chilham Church and Chilham Mill on the banks of the River Stour.
Lenham (A Kentish Village)
This amateur film with intertitles tours the quiet rural village of Lenham, highlighting its historical landmarks.
Oâ Famous Kent
The Kentish village of Chilham and its surrounding countryside is captured in this atmospheric film from the Barnes Brothers. Farmworkers are filmed at work in the fields, ploughing the land and collecting the potato harvest; a thatcher works on a roof; a picturesque Tudor village stands quietly; animals graze; and a gentle river meanders by.
This edited and intertitled travelogue film shows a cruise from Folkestone, England to the Stubai Valley, near Innsbruck, in Austria. The film also includes descriptive intertitles highlighting local agricultural processes, regional customs, and traditional Tyrolean dress. The film shows views of the rural mountainous villages of Mieders and Fulpmes in Tyrol. The final section shows the film-makers returning to the UK via ship.
East Dean and Eastbourne
This edited black and white film was captured by Mr Corder while on holiday with Kathleen (his fiance) and her family(?) in Eastbourne, East Dean, Beachy Head & Birling Gap (East Sussex) and the surrounding countryside.
A charming amateur film with intertitles which lovingly chronicles the residents, workers and events which populated the Kent village of Speldhurst in the mid-1930s. The film includes images of the 1935 Silver Jubilee celebrations which took place locally.
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