Title ID 3681Collection ID52
Title[“Best wishes” from the Colgate family]
DateOctober 1960 - November 1960
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionFamily Life
KeywordsChildren Everyday Life Family Houses Sport Villages
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionRobin Funnell
CameraRobin Funnell
FormatColour Silent
Duration4 min. 35 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


This film records scenes of Mr Colgate's family at their house in Blackgate Lane, Henfield.


This film was made by a friend of the Colgate family to be sent out to to Mr Colgate who was working as a teacher in the Falkland Islands at the time. The family, including two sisters and his parents wave to the camera outside the house, a group of boys (including two of the Colgate brothers) play football on the common. Closing shots show two small children - a boy and a girl - emerging from the house, followed by a young woman drinking a cup of tea.