Detail

Title ID 2732Collection ID329
TitleN.A.C.A.M. Convention in Eastbourne
Date1928
CollectionNightingale Family
Genre/TypeAmateurNon-fiction
ThemeLeisure
KeywordsCars Family Leisure Time Activities Motor Vehicles Sport
Location
LocalEastbourne
RegionalEast Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionFlorence Nightingale Payne (?)
CameraFlorence Nightingale Payne (?)
ParticipantsAlbert Jones; Moses Nightingale; Ruth Nightingale; Margaret Payne
Format9.5mm Black & White Silent
Duration07 min. 38 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

A compilation of home movie material including footage of amateur mixed double lawn tennis matches in Eastbourne, men playing golf, family members, and group outings in cars to the countryside.

Description

This snapshot of a family at leisure in the 1920s starts with tennis at Eastbourne's Devonshire Park. The courts are filled with players, including several women players, wearing cloche hats. Golf players are then shown accompanied by friends and family, in the Downs above the town. Two women are seen lighting up cigarettes smoking. The family tour the area in cars, visiting nearby villages and beauty spots.

Stills

A still from N.A.C.A.M. Convention in Eastbourne (1928)