Collection Linehan Family
These family films by the Linehan family were taken between 1930 and the late 1980s showing family holidays, social gatherings for birthdays, weddings and at Christmas. The films also include some of John Linehan's working life as a medical laboratory technician.
|Collection ID||699||Reference code||ES 050304|
|Dates||1930s - 1980s|
|Production||John J. Linehan|
|Materials||Film Film Equipment Standard 8mm Books 9.5mm 16mm Ephemera|
|Access status||Contact Screen Archive South East for details|
Along with scenes of family life and events, selected films in the collection include several made by John Linehan as an International Association of Medical Laboratory Technologists (IAMLT) member. These include participating in a social gathering during the Vienna IAMLT conference in 1972, and his work at Brighton Hospital in 1956. The latter films show a humorous take on the rights and wrongs of working in a medical lab, and a documentary style narrative on the working practices and records management systems, in a Hospital Cytology laboratory.
Films in this collection:
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This intertitled film shows the family going on holiday to Copenhagen, Denmark, with interior shots of a London Airport terminal building and views from onboard a Scandanavian Airlines (SAS) plane. The family visit various locations including: Hjerl Hede; 'Wilh. Jensebsvej' in Hobro; a housing construction site; the Tivoli Garden rides; and beaches. There is a tour of their holiday accommodation and portrait scenes of 'Eigil' dressed in a uniform.
[Fire at Southwick; Hovercraft; Peace Garden]
This film shows various scenes including: a fire taking hold at Southwick harbour aboard a ship with fire engines rushing to the scene; the family waiting to board a SR.N6 Hovercraft with shots from the cockpit; a Red Funnel ferry passing the craft at Ryde Harbour (?); the family wearing Western-themed fancy dress posing together; a turtle in a tank; the family at the Peace Garden, Patcham; and a shot of a medical sample filmed through a microscope.
[Wine Festival; Cadet Show; Woodlands Garden; Peace Garden]
This film shows a brief scene of a BBC Outside Broadcast vehicle near Brighton Pavilion recording people wearing various national costumes, for Brighton Festival or a Wine Festival (?). This is followed by scenes of Army cadets re-enacting a battle with a banner: ''Remember Sydney Street''; then undertaking demonstrations on the Brighton College playing field, followed by scenes of the Peace Garden in Patcham and the family's garden.
[Our Second Danish Holiday]
This titled film shows the family on holiday in Denmark, with scenes at the families holiday home, touring the countryside, and visiting Laugesens Have, Videb√¶k. The family stay at the "Hotel Ringk√łbing", visit the I.C Christensen statue, N√łrre Lyngvig Lighouse, beach and harbour. The family leave the Hotel F√¶rgegaarden, Faaborg to fly to Copenhagen to visit City Hall Square with fountain, and take a boat trip past the ornate Church of Our Saviour.
[Terry‚Äôs Wedding; Bexley Garden]
The first section shows a wedding with interior views of the church, the bride walking down the isle, and shots of the reception with the bride and groom cutting their large wedding cake. The second section is a short slapstick story with a man and two teenage boys acting out scenes in a garden [Bexley?]. The final section has shots of Brighton showing Madeira Drive, Palace Pier, and the gardens at Preston Park.
[Beach Scenes; Withdean Park; Bird Nest]
This film shows the family sunbathing on Brighton beach with views of Palace Pier, a series of double exposure sequences showing Mrs Linehan and a teenage girl walking the family dog in Withdean Park, and a blackbird tending to her young in a nest built in the garage. The nest is balanced on a shelf next to old tins of paint.
This titled film shows the Linehan family on holiday in Lugano, Switzerland and in Venice, Italy. In Switzerland the family visit several small villages, markets, board the 'S Gottoberg' to tour Lake Maggiore (?), ride the funicular railway up San Salvatore mountain, and visit a Swiss Miniature model village. In Venice the family tour the Grand Canal with views of Piazza San Marco, Basilica, Doges Palace, bridges, and make a brief visit to a Murano glass furnace.
[Bluebell Line; Sheffield Park; Devil‚Äôs Dyke; Hever Castle]
This film shows the family visiting The Bluebell Railway with shots of "Bluebell 323", the signal box at Hortsed Keynes station, and the "Earl of Berkeley" engine stopping to pick up passengers with shots on board one of the carriages. The family have a picnic at Sheffield Park, with views of the house, lake and gardens. They then visit Devil's Dyke and Hever Castle and Gardens.
This animated intertitled family holiday film shows the family's visit to the Scandinavian countries of Denmark, and Sweden visiting several large heritage sites and zoos by ferry and road. The outings include visits to Hjerl Hede living history museum; Skansen pleasure park; a brief stop to watch gliders and small aircraft on an airfield; and several boat and ferry trips between towns and islands to tour the landscape via sea and road.
This colour film shows the family touring the city of Paris with its famous landmarks including the Eiffel Tower, Arc du Triomphe, Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel, several churches and cathedrals and the Louvre Museum; closing with a river boat tour on the River Seine.
This titled film shows the family on holiday in Austria, visiting Badgastein, Grossglockner Mountain, Hohe Tauern mountain range, K√∂lnbrein Dam, Heiligenblut, and Zell-am-See. The film shows the family boarding a plane, taking photos at their hotel, touring the countryside capturing panoramas of the alpine view, lakes and K√∂lnbrein Dam. In Heiligenblut and Zell-am-See, the family tour the towns, and watch a cage-style train carry vehicles up the mountain.
This film documents the life cycle of a hospital laboratory record system and how patient data is processed and documented. There are two versions of this film taken at Brighton Hospital's Cytology Lab see also TID_5542.
[Congress in Vienna]
This film shows members of the International Association of Medical Laboratory Technologists (IAMLT) group taking an extended excursion around the city of Vienna, during their trip to the city for the 10th IAMLT Congress. The group take in many of the sights including several churches and cathedrals, a trip on the river and a tour of a medical laboratory. Scenes of the conference are not shown.
This inter-titled film documents the life cycle of a hospital laboratory record system, and how patient data is processed and documented. There are two versions of this film taken at Brighton Hospital's Cytology Lab. See also TID_5317.
Isle of Crete
This film shows a family holiday to the Isle of Crete. The family take several group excursions to see the array of Greek and Roman ruins in Heraklion and Gortyn. They tour the island on foot and capture interior shots of the their accommodation.
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