Title ID 512Collection ID6
Title[Holiday Bungalow at Pevensey Bay and at Home in Kenton]
CollectionGrant Family Film Collection
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionFamily Life
ThemeFamily life Seaside
KeywordsBeaches Children Domestic Gardens Family Holidays
LocalPevensey Kenton
RegionalEast Sussex Greater London
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionGrant Family
FormatStandard 8mm Mixed Colour and Black & White Silent
Duration13min. 53sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


A home movie featuring the Grant family, friends and neighbours. The film mainly includes scenes from the family holiday bungalow at Beachlands, Pevensey where family members are seen relaxing in the garden and also playing on the beach.


The film opens with shots of a toddler in a garden and two men on a putting green at Beachlands, Pevensey Bay. Shot of Michael Charles Grant standing next to an apple tree at the holiday bungalow on Westham Drive, wearing an Alpha Prep School Cap. Shots of children swimming in the sea and playing on the beach at Beachlands. Shots of a neighbour's garden at Marine Close and kite flying. Shot of three boys. Shots from the back garden of the holiday bungalow; three women sit in garden chairs (Ada May Grant in the middle). At the family home at Rushout Avenue, Kenton, shots of children playing shuttlecock in the garden, including Michael Charles Grant. Back at the holiday bungalow, a man shovels coal from a bunker. Shots of various activity in the back garden, including Tommy the cat. Shots of the bungalow next door and people loading up a car. Before they drive off they pose for the camera. Shot of Ada May Grant waving the neighbours off; shot of the car belonging to Charles Donald Grant. Shot of Michael Charles Grant standing by the front door of the holiday bungalow. Shots of Ada May Grant and Charles Donald Grant in the back garden; Ada May Grant on a swing. Shot of Arthur Burrows standing with two other men in the garden. Shots of the family walking up the steps to the beach, the Kiosk at Beachlands can be seen in the background. The film ends with shots of the group on the beach; Ada May Grant waves seaweed around and people pose for the camera.