Title ID 7005Collection ID959
Title[Snow Scenes; Etc.]
Date[ca. 1980s]
CollectionGillings Family
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionFamily Life
ThemeFamily Life Transport
KeywordsMotor Vehicles Passenger Vehicles Roads Children Fancy dress Armed Forces Clothing Houses Play Winter Weather
LocalPatcham Brighton
RegionalBrighton & Hove
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionNeville Gillings and Michael Gillings
CameraNeville Gillings and Michael Gillings
FormatColour Silent
Duration3 min. 53 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


Tobogganing, dressing up and vintage commercial vehicle run scenes, filmed by Neville and Michael Gillilngs at home in Patcham in the 1980s.


Children toboggan down a slope thick with snow towards the fields below. Neville Gillings is dressed as a Queen's Royal Household Guard, with brocaded red jacket and black fur helmet, a bearskin. He stands to attention at the front door to the family house in Patcham. Vintage passenger and commercial vehicles drive through Patcham on their way to Brighton seafront during a rally.