Detail

Title ID 12267Collection ID1611
Title[Old Boy's Reunion; At Home Day; Sports]
Date[Ca. early 1950s]
CollectionFegans Childrens Charity
Genre/TypeAmateurInstitutionalNon-fictionActuality/Factual
KeywordsChildren Social Welfare Sport Education Armed Forces
Location
LocalStony Stratford
RegionalBuckinghamshire
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionFegans Children's Charity [?]
Format16mm Colour Silent
Duration00:15:40
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details.

Summary

An amateur film of an open day at Fegans Children's Home in Stony Stratford.

Description

The film begins with portrait shots of an Old Boys Reunion, competitive swimming and sports, parade of Sea Cadets being inspected, group trips and visit to open countryside and aboard a miniature train 'Lady of the Lake' LSR on a large open parkland estate, before returning to scenes showing a group of Senior Boys visiting once again. 'At Home Day' follows with many visitors seen arriving by bus and enjoying the novelty races and sports events being held on the grounds.

Stills

A colour still image taken from TID 12267, showing a narrow gauge railway locomotive with the words 'Lady of the Lake' 'LSR' painted on her pale brown gloss paint work, in a pale yellow colour. The locomotive is stationary on a track within a vast open garden.