Title ID 1560Collection ID43
Title[Pageant Play]
Date[ca. 1948]
CollectionEmberton Family
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionFamily Life
ThemeFamily Life
KeywordsDance Mothers Performing Arts Women Youth Education
LocalBarcombe Mills
RegionalEast Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionJoseph Emberton
CameraJoseph Emberton
ParticipantsGillian Emberton
FormatColour Silent
Duration7 min.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


A film by Joseph Emberton of his teenage daughter Gillian performing in a girl's school play. The play is staged outdoors at Langford Grove school (?), Barcombe Mills, Sussex. The film includes scenes of the mothers and daughters chatting and drinking tea on the lawns wearing long floral tea dresses and hats followed by scenes from the play, featuring Gillian's performances.


A colour still image taken from TID 1560, showing a group of school aged girls dressed in brightly coloured classical fairy or nymph costumes, in mid pose for a dance performance in a garden.