Title ID 9109Collection ID1112
TitleSunnymede 1947-49
CollectionGiles Family
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionFamily Life
ThemeFamily Life Seaside
KeywordsAircraft Animals Cars Christmas Domestic Gardens Education Family Houses Motor Vehicles Schools Seaside Resorts Sport Transport Racing
LocalChobham Gotherington Dorking Woking West End Littlehampton East Wittering
RegionalGloucestershire Surrey West Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionGiles Family
CameraEric Giles
ParticipantsCol G.M. Giles
FormatMixed Colour and Black & White Silent
Duration17 min. 18 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


This edited colour and black and white film shows the Giles' family in Surrey and on outings to West Sussex during the late 1940s. The film also includes races at Goodwood; the Olympic torch passing through Surrey; and the unveiling of a memorial gate at Prescott House (Bugatti Owners Club) designed by a member of the Giles family.


//col// Work at a farm in Switzerland. Motorbike ride. Scouts in uniform. Farming. Lake. Swiss TWA aeroplane. //b/w// Baby. Children at the seaside. Swiss landscape. Cable train. Mountain views. Toboganning. //col// On the farm. Lake, Visit to castle. Boat trip. //b/w// Plane. Holiday scenes. Picnic. //col// On the farm. Views of surroundings. Boat trip. May queen. Steer [?] Valley. Gardens. //b/w// Horse riding. Goodwood Races [?] Visit to the Zoo. //col// “Vevey” in Switzerland. Boat trip. “Pully” train. Sliing. Farm. Cable car. “Momta Rosa Hütte”. Farm. Horse stables. Hotel “Aigle Noir”. Visit to Paris. Family scenes. Wedding [?] 25 years [?] Snow scenes. Lake. Summer. Cat. Family scenes. Dog. Pool. Scenery. “Ristorante Alpine”. Family. Views from aircraft. “Apes Den”. Zoo. Rocks. Apes in wildlife park [?] Arabic country [?] Morocco [?]


Sunnymede 1947-49