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[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.
[Coastal Scenes; Beach]
This short black and white film shows a family group enjoying their time on a beach on holiday.
Items From the Here and There
A selection of films compiled with intertitles by Dr. Victor Don, including bought-in films of South America, golf techniques and animals, and his own footage of the boys and his family. The reel was first shown to Ashford and Kingsmorth Beavers and Scouts in 1933.
[Baby scenes and Seaside]
Rudd family scenes filmed by Mr. and Mrs. Rudd at home in the garden and on a visit to their parents and a sandy beach.
[Stately Home; Horse Racing]
This Dufaycolor film shows an 18th Century stately home - Wentworth Woodhouse in Yorkshire. The second section shows a man drinking from a fountain on a rural hillside dressed in outdoor walking clothes. The final section shows a horserace event with jockeys dressed in coloured silk tunics and hats, jumping fences at an unknown venue.
Britain in Colour
This well-made amateur film features scenes of people and places in the south east of England and further afield. Rural scenes and traditional farming practices are recorded in and around Reculver, Kent in the first part of the film. The second part features comparatively busier scenes from the market town of Richmond and coastal towns and villages on the North Yorkshire coast.
Wellingtons and Spitfires on Active Service
This shows a crew making ready several Vickers Wellington Mk II aircraft from 104 Squadron at RAF Driffield (?), loading bombs and shells into the bays and moving armaments on low level trailers. The second film features RAF Fighter Command 501 Squadron equipped with Spitfire V aircraft leaving an airfield, in flight and mixed close ups of the squad on the ground next to a Spitfire V aircraft.
Family Favourites. A “Moving” Record of Family Events Through The Years; Scrapbook For 1948; News Review 1949
|Date||1947 - 1949||ID||3118|
Three home movie compilations made by a member of Haywards Heath & District Amateur Cine Society which include footage of family gatherings, outings and holidays.
Scrapbook: A cine magazine for farmers - Number 2
|Date||1950 - 1951||ID||2187|
One of a series of cinemagazine films about farm technology, sponsored by Shell and BP. This issue contains a compilation farming stories and scenes including visits to Arundel Castle, items on silage farming, sheep transportation, farming on steep land, a tractor from 1919, a livestock and agricultural show in Dublin.
The R.A.C. Internal Rally of Great Britain
This film follows the 1956 R.A.C. Internal Rally of Great Britain as it takes place over three days. The rally drivers set out from Hastings and Blackpool and travel to various locations across Britain, completing a range of manoeuvres on the way. The rally finishes at Blackpool, Lancashire where the winner is seen crossing the finish line.
Using a loose narrative, this film shows aspects of photography via a camera shop, a photographer at a wedding, and films being developed from negatives to photographic prints at Erricks camera shop in Bradford.
Suffer the Little Children, Bickerton Grange
Michael Parkinson narrates a 1965 Granada Television documentary: "Scene at 630" featuring the Ockenden Venture home of Bickerton Grange in Yorkshire, run by Mr. and Mrs. Lovell.
Made in Britain: Focus on Exports
An extract from a BBC programme Made in Britain, which looks at the changing fortunes of Dennis Bros. Ltd. The Guildford-based company, a manufacturer of specialist Commercial and heavy vehicles, is found to be increasingly focusing its efforts on the export market. The film has an accompanying commentary.
Fish and Chips from Zosia
This film shows a visit from family friend Zosia (also seen in several other films in this collection). The group tour some of the historic towns of the North of England, visiting Scarborough, York and Knaresborough. They also take a boat trip down the Thames River to Windsor. The film shows views of many historical landmarks including the York cathedral, Clifford's Tower, the Petrifying well (at Mother Shipton's Cave) in Knaresborough, and Windsor Castle.
Rickmansworth and Other Stately Homes
An edited and titled film showing visits to various locations around England, including London, Maidstone, Rickmansworth, Oxford and Rochester. There are views of historical sites and locations including Allington Castle, Leeds Castle, Cardinal Cap Alley, the Alternative (Communist) "People's Jubilee" festival in The Great Hall at Alexandra Palace; interior views of Hatfield House; Hever Castle; and views over Rochester.
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