Title ID 4904Collection ID650
TitleWarnham Court; The Home of C. J. Lucas
Date[ca. 1920]
CollectionTurner Collections (Lucas family films)
Genre/TypeAmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeFamily Life Rural Life
KeywordsCars Family Games Leisure Time Activities Men Motor Vehicles Play Rural Areas Social Class Sport Trades
LocalWarnham Horsham
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionLucas Family
CameraLucas Family
Participants(Joe) Charles Eric Lucas; (Geof) Geoffrey Lucas; (Cousin) Gordon; C. J. Lucas; (Cricket players) Eric Lucas; John Lambert; Ken Stubbs; Ernest Charman; John Stanford; George Street
Format35mm Mixed Colour and Black & White Silent
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


This black and white family film shows a group of men playing golf on the Warnham Court estate, followed by highlights of Tennis (doubles) and a cricket match. The family watch from the terrace next to the house. The final film with intertitles shows a beekeeping film, demonstrating how to create an artificial hive. Two men use their bare hands to handle the bees.


A still from 'Warnham Court; The Home of C. J. Lucas' (ca.1920)A still from 'Warnham Court; The Home of C. J. Lucas' (ca.1920)