|Title ID||4094||Collection ID||137|
|Title||Wedding; Family at home and on holiday|
|Keywords||Beaches Children Domestic Gardens Everyday Life Family Gardening Holidays Piers Recreational Facilities Seaside Resorts Weddings|
|Format||Standard 8mm Colour Silent|
|Copyright & Access||Copyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details|
An amateur home movie featuring a compilation of scenes documenting family life. Everyday activities are captured on film, as well as scenes from a wedding, christening and a family holiday.
The film opens with shots of people walking along a cliff path. Shot of a baby sitting in a kitchen sink; boys play football outside in the garden. Shots of a wedding reception. People in a garden looking at plants and relaxing in a deck chair. A man acts out shooting a lion followed by archive footage of a lion. A couple at Shipley Windmill, reading a sign about the mill, followed by shots of horses in a paddock. Boys play with their father (?) in a playground and then role-play, the boys are dressed as soldiers. The man cuts long grass with a small scythe. Shots of family members arriving home from a christening.
A title reads: "On holiday". Shot of a sailing boat; a man looks out to sea with binoculars. Shots of breaking waves and people on a beach. Shots of a miniature railway, peddlo and small boat at sea are interspersed with shots of a boy buying ice cream and playing a ball game. Shots of a caravan in a caravan park. Boys play on amusements and a toddler plays with a ball. A man looks at some flowers and strokes a small dog. Shots of Worthing Pier and seafront. Shots of women talking across a garden fence. A baby sits in a pram; shots of a man gardening. Boys playing in a garden. A man and two ladies look at a house which is for sale. The film ends with a brief scene of a cricket match and children playing with a ball in a garden. Title: "The End".