Detail

Title ID 10755Collection ID1474
TitleMrs Emberton; The clothes we wore [Jocelyn and Gillian Emberton oral history interview clip 3]
DateApril 2010
CollectionJocelyn and Gillian Emberton Oral History
Genre/TypeProfessionalScreen Archive South EastNon-fictionOral History
ThemeFamily Life Fashion
KeywordsChildren Clothing Everyday Life Family Mothers Oral History Fashion Coats Dresses
Location
LocalShoreham-by-Sea
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionScreen Archive South East
CameraCatherine Walsh; Elaine Sheppard
NarratorJocelyn Emberton-Underwood; Gillian Farwell (interviewees)
SoundCatherine Walsh; Elaine Sheppard (interviewers)
FormatColour Sound
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

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.

Description

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.

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a still from 'Mrs Emberton; The clothes we wore' [Jocelyn and Gillian Emberton oral history interview clip 3]