Detail

Title ID 8014Collection ID1068
Title[Swimming; Croquet; Target Golf]
Date[ca. 1962]
CollectionLambert Family
Genre/TypeAmateurFamily Home MovieIndependent AmateurNon-fictionFamily Life
ThemeFamily life
KeywordsSwimming Domestic Gardens Play Ferries Travel Winter Summer
Location
LocalBurnham Beaches
RegionalSurrey Buckinghamshire
NationalEngland United Kingdom France Europe
Credits
ProductionMr. Lambert
FormatColour Silent
Duration18 min. 55 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

Lambert family visits in the summer, a trip abroad and snow scenes from the early 1960s.

Description

Summer. The Lambert children dive and swim in a garden pool. Adults sit on a bench, smoking and talking. Two young men play croquet on the lawn. A woman walks her Corgi dog. One of the young men hits golf balls at a target. A woman followed by a man tries but they both miss repeatedly.

"Our Visit Abroad" - animated titles. Passengers get on a ferry at a dock. Cliffs and other ferries are seen from the ship as it sets sail. The ferry arrives in France. A tall Cathedral is seen. Footage taken from the passenger eat of a car follows. The bus drives along an avenue flanked by tall trees. Cafes, cars, roads and a building sight is seen.

The Lambert children dance in fancy dress in a living room. It is snowing outside. The exterior of a house is shown, its garden covered in snow. Two Lambert girls are in a garden in summer, amongst lush flower beds. An old woman sits on the steps to her house in a deck chair.

Sign to Burnham Beeches. Footage of roads, lanes and woods. Interior scenes follow. A woman stands in the doorway to her house, smiling at the camera. A man tends to the chicken coup. A family mows their lawns. A woman bosses her husband around the garden. Two young girls stand on the steps together and run around the lawn.