|Title ID||10755||Collection ID||1474|
|Title||Mrs Emberton; The clothes we wore [Jocelyn and Gillian Emberton oral history interview clip 3]|
|Collection||Jocelyn and Gillian Emberton Oral History|
|Theme||Family Life Fashion|
|Keywords||Children Clothing Everyday Life Family Mothers Oral History Fashion Coats Dresses|
|Copyright & Access||Copyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details|
An edited extract from an oral history interview with Jocelyn Emberton-Underwood and her sister Gillian Farwell; talking about their memories of the clothes they and their mother wore. This short film combines interview footage with material from home movies from the 1930s and 1950s, filmed by their father, prominent British architect Joseph Emberton.
In this extract from their oral history interview, recorded in 2010, Jocelyn Emberton-Underwood and her sister Gillian Farwell, introduce some of their memories of their mother's sense of style and the clothes they wore as children. This short film combines interview footage with material from the archive collection featuring Mrs Kathleen Emberton in various outfits and the girls in matching dresses, coats and hats.
Intertitle: 'Mrs Emberton'. Jocelyn and Gillian talk about their mother having a 'natural talent for knowing what colours suited her'. Intertitle: 'The clothes we wore'. Jocelyn and Gillian talk about the matching outfits they wore as children, especially remembering the 'rough' coats they wore.