Title ID 7653Collection ID1003
Title[Car Trip]
Date[ca. 1950s]
CollectionChilvers Family [?]
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionFamily Life
ThemeFamily life Transport
KeywordsBoats Children Cars Buildings Family Outings Holidays Animals
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionMr. Chilvers [?]
CameraMr. Chilvers [?]
FormatBlack & White Silent
Duration1 min. 17 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


A black and white holiday film showing a family taking a trip in the car, staying in a hotel and the children boating on a river.


This compilation shows scenes from a family holiday that shows a car pulling away outside a house on a residential street, with a boy running after the car, waving to the driver to stop. A sign for "The Seven Gables Hotel" is seen, offering "breakfast, lunches, teas and dinners." Family members exit the hotel, smiling and waving to the camera. The family visit a set of brick buildings cutting to three of the children sitting in a rowing boat on a river. The scene moves to a street, showing a group of adults walking through a town dressed in medieval costume. The children are seen again, rowing along the river in the boat. The final part of the film shows a herd of Horses grazing in a paddock. Closing with a brief shot of a boy emerging from a brick house.