|Title ID||10920||Collection ID||1271|
|Title||[Family Album to Entertain]|
|Date||1940 - 1941|
|Theme||Wartime And Military Urban Life Case Study The Home Front|
|Keywords||Armed Forces Buildings Second World War (1939-1945) Animals Urban Areas Shopping|
|Format||9.5mm Mixed Colour and Black & White Silent|
|Duration||4 min. 19 sec.|
|Copyright & Access||Copyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details|
The film is compiled as a family album with titles naming people. It shows people and street scenes, especially Goldsmiths road, Worthing. 'Stead & Simpsons' shoe shop and 'Doreen Hairdressing' are also shown amongst the shops. Uniformed soldiers and air raid shelter signs signal that the war is on
'This film is being shewn in the hope that it may entertain all'
This home movie, filmed mainly around Goldsmiths Road in Broadwater, near Worthing, shows family members and friends enjoying themselves both in and outside the home. West Highland terriers are seen in the garden with a litter of new-born puppies. There are views of nearby streets and houses, some of which have anti-blast tape on their windows, while in shopping areas ARP shelter signs can be seen.