Detail

Title ID 747Collection ID176
Title[Miniature Railway]
Date[ca. 1967]
CollectionSonny Hanson
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionFamily Life
ThemeTransport
KeywordsChildren Domestic Gardens Leisure Time Activities Old Age Play Railways Trains Transport Steam Locomotives
Location
LocalKennington
RegionalKent
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionJohn Hanson Richardson (‘Sonny’ Hanson)
Cameraunknown
ParticipantsJohn Hanson Richardson (‘Sonny’ Hanson)
FormatColour Silent
Duration00:05:07
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

A short film of the amateur filmmaker Sonny Hanson organising rides for local children and friends on his miniature steam train which runs on a raised track around the perimeter of his front garden.

Stills

A colour still image taken from TID 747 showing a group of children sat on the back of a open passenger carriage being pulled by a miniature gauge railway locomotive. an older man follows the locomotive as it passes on a raised track in a domestic garden.

Contextual information

The bungalow was called Creg-Ny-Baa, and was positioned at the junction of Canterbury Road and Faversham Road, Kennington. Home to John (known as Sonny) Hanson Richardson.

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