Title ID 318Collection ID141
Title[Peace again in the garden; Apple time; Leslie at home]
Date16 August 1945; 6 October 1945
Genre/TypeAmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionFamily Life
ThemeFamily life
KeywordsArmed Forces Celebrations Domestic Gardens Family Second World War (1939-1945) Wars
LocalWest Wickham
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionEmile Lauste
ParticipantsBessie Lauste; Emile Lauste; Leslie Lauste
FormatMixed Colour and Black & White Silent
Duration4 min. 45 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


Amateur footage featuring Leslie Lauste with his parents in their garden at Tudor House following the conclusion of the Second World War.


Leslie Lauste poses for the camera with his mother in their garden. Meanwhile, his father is filmed sorting out the overrun garden followed by the garden's return to normal. On VJ Plus Day Leslie, dressed in uniform, picks apples from a tree in the garden, joined by his parents. He and his mother are filmed picking apples again in October before he drives his mother up the driveway and away from the family home. Car number plate NJ 7119.


A still from [Peace again in the garden; Apple time; Leslie at home] (1945)