Title ID 10150Collection ID1171
Title[Jubilee Day; Epsom Derby; Ladycross Sports]
Date6 May; June 1935
Genre/TypeAmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionFamily Life
ThemeCommemoration Leisure
KeywordsCommemorative Events Outings Children Family Sport Urban Areas Royalty
LocalLondon Seaford Epsom
RegionalCity of London East Sussex Surrey
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionCharles Bernard Henning
CameraCharles Bernard Henning
Format16mm Black & White Silent
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


A black and white film depicting HM King George V Jubilee day procession in London, accompanied by scenes of the derby at Epsom and a children's school sports day.


The film opens with an elevated rooftop view of the Jubilee day celebrations, showing the decorations and crowds which line the street, and spectators on the neighbouring rooftops watching as the procession passes by below. Following this are scenes of the derby at Epsom, with wide shots of the races and shots of the crowd. Next is a sequence of the family (including grandparents) at leisure in the garden. The final section of the film consists of scenes from a sports day at Ladycross school, complete with a three-legged race, sprinting, obstacle courses, sack race, tug-of-war and a relay race. The final shots are of a drill demonstrations with boys marching in goose step fashion holding wooden rifles.