Title ID 3395Collection ID11
Title[Go-carts and cycles; trip to Transport Museum]
Date[ca. 1968]
ThemeFamily life
KeywordsCars Children Domestic Gardens Family Mothers Motor Vehicles Passenger Vehicles Play
LocalHambrook [?]
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionChalk family
CameraChalk family
FormatStandard 8mm Colour Silent
Duration4min. 11sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


This short home movie features the children of the Chalk family. The boys are seen playing in the back garden with a go-cart and tricycle. The film also captures a visit to a transport museum, where the boys are seen posing next to various exhibits.


The film opens with shots of a group of children playing on a go-cart and a tricycle in a garden. The film cuts to shots of a pond with ducks; a small boy walks in long grass. Dark shots of the pond and ducks; the boys are seen playing in the garden again. [Break] Shots of two men standing next to a vintage car, a railway carriage sits behind them. Brief shots of the boys enjoying a ride on a toy car. Shots of vintage cars being driven; the boys stand next to a large wheel and a vehicle with "Trans-Antarctica Expedition" written on the side. Shots of cars parked up; the boys pose for the camera next to some of them. Back at home the boys play in the garden with their mother.