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A Visit to Peek Frean and Co. Biscuit Works
~A Visit to Peek Frean and Co.'s Biscuit Works~ represents one of the earliest surviving examples of a film documenting British industry. The film records the stages involved in the semi-automated manufacture of biscuits at the Peek Frean and Co. factory (Clements Road) in Bermondsey, South London, from the delivery of raw materials to the distribution of the finished article. Each stage is introduced by an explanatory intertitle.
|Date||[ca. late 1920s - early 1930s?]||ID||8159|
A short film showing a teenage Sea Scout shaking hands [traditional left-handed hand shake] with man in a suit at a group gathering. The pair pose for the camera [possibly at a scouting event prize giving presentation. Titles on end of 8164?]
Family scenes filmed in the gardens of Foxhunt Manor at Foxhunt Green in Waldron, East Sussex, in 1926, featuring portraits of family members and staff, including maids, farmhands and stablehands, smiling, laughing and talking.
[Ted on Motorcycle]
A compilation that includes a man [Ted?] on a motorcycle [TW 1617 - also on 8163]; followed by a group in a car, portraits of a group of young men and several men standing around a motorcycle; portraits of a Terrier dog and a family group running out of a house close to the film.
[Family Scenes: Kurn Beck?]
Scenes filmed in the garden at Foxhunt Manor at Foxhunt Green by Eugene Oakshott in 1928 [?], where friends and family play tennis, croquet and frisbee, and at a village fete, where bicycle and motorcycle races take place.
Lewis Rosenberg's film shows a group of adults and around a dozen young girls at a campsite in Cornwall. The film captures relaxed moments at the camp; surfers bodyboarding; and rural farming scenes.
[Youth Parade; NSDAP meeting]; [Youth parade; Gymnastic Display; Performance]
This black and white film features scenes of a parade by the Hitler Youth; scenes of a NSDAP meeting and several members of the Hitler Youth undertaking physical exercises and street performances.
[Shooting Practice; Youth Address; Races]
This black and white film shows scenes of officers and boys or cadets at a shooting range. This is followed by a group of young men participating in various athletics events (possibly at a school or barracks ?) with Nazi banners on the buildings in the background.
[Youth Parade; Children Leaving Church; St Georg Scouts]
This three part film shows a youth parade through Eupen, accompanied by several adult brass marching bands, some dressed in white uniforms. The second film shows a communion parade and the final film shows a troupe of Scouts marching out from St Nikolaus church, Eupen with flags and banners.
Girls travel to ballet practice in Sussex by bus and bicycle, where they perform exercises at the barre, routines with scarves and on pointe, and others perform horse and carriage choreography with their teacher. The film, made by an unknown film-maker, is interspersed with scenes of cats in a sunny garden.
Kidnapped. Black Feet Indians
Young people produce and star in two amateur fiction films ~Kidnapped~ and ~Black Feet Indians~. Both films are titled - the first also contains intertitles.
[Recruits; Boat Club]
Amateur footage of pupils from Canford School in Dorset undertaking extra-curricular activities. The boys are briefly filmed rowing on the River Stour and performing drills as a small regiment in the school's grounds.
Drill Do's and Dont's
An amusing amateur training film with intertitles which analyses the merit of the drills being undertaken by Canford School Contingent, OTC Demonstration Platoon. The film was photographed by two of the cadets, and was most probably screened to their peers at a later date.
[Scouts and Pulborough Outing]
|Date||July 1934; August 1934||ID||504|
Two short films by an unknown amateur film-maker. The first shows scouts at camp, the second shows members of a Deaf Association on a daytrip.
The Den School (Sudley Cottage)
Film by Ralph Staley of activities at his daughter Pam's girls school in Bognor. Girls perform a "health and fitness" style exercise display and show their gymnastic skills at jumping over a vaulting horse. A group of Girl Guides perform a ceremony and are awarded badges; they pose for a photo and play a whispering game. The girls then hold a costumed performance for the parents.
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