Title ID 9803Collection ID1162
Title[Holiday in Eastbourne]
Date[ca. 1936 - 1939?]
CollectionCorder Family
Genre/TypeAmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionHoliday
ThemeSeaside Family Life
KeywordsAnimals Beaches Family Holidays Nature Reserves Villages
LocalEastbourne East Dean
RegionalEast Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionGeoffrey Corder
CameraGeoffrey Corder
Format16mm Black & White Silent
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


This film features the Corder family on holiday in Eastbourne. The family visit the village of East Dean, Beachy Head and the Seven Sisters seafront with the Belle Tout lighthouse on the cliffs above.


This black and white film shows the Corder family on holiday in Eastbourne. The family stroll along the seafront at the Seven Sisters Country Park. Mr Corder is seen carrying a toddler on the beach and hands her a cuttlefish bone to play with. The white chalk cliffs can be seen behind them.

In the next section, the family tour the local area and visit a garden and dovecote in East Dean (?) and stop to look at a pond.

Returning to the seafront, the family are shown on the beach at Eastbourne. Eastbourne pier can be seen in the background as they stroll along the beach. The family visit Beachy Head, with several panoramas of the coastline. A car stops on the road on Beachy Head and the passenger waves at the camera.

The final section then cuts to footage of the family cat at home, trying to get into the house from the garden.