Title ID 9909Collection ID994
Title[Family Scenes and Scout Activities]
Date[1942 - 1952]
CollectionCyril Hayworth pt2
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeFamily Life Rural Life
KeywordsChildren Family Camping Cars Domestic Gardens Motor Vehicles Plants Railway Stations Railways Scouting Transport Rural Areas
LocalHaywards Heath
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionCyril Hayworth
CameraCyril Hayworth
Format16mm Mixed Colour and Black & White Silent
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


This film features Scout groups on camp, along with various family scenes in a domestic home and garden.


The first scene shows a series of individual black and white shots of a group of men sitting in a room smoking pipes, followed by portrait shots of a younger and older women in a front room.

The film then shows: a series of individual shots in colour of a group of Scouts boarding a train via a booking office; a small toddler in a garden; a wide view of a garden event (?); Scouts building camp in a woodland; a boy Scout toasting a marshmallow over a small fire; another Boy Scout laying out items for inspection (?); mixed portrait shots of children in a playground and playing on a slide.

The film continues with further shots of the interior of a front room in a house, with a man holding a wireless radio on a mantelpiece, followed by portrait shots of a man and woman in a garden next to a tree.

The next scene shows: a group of adults in a domestic garden with flowers and plants in full boom; a wide shot of a sundial and a pergola covered in flowers; close-ups of flowering plants and wide views of the garden.

The film closes with wide shots of a swing seat and slide in a playground, followed by views of a bus station with buses adjacent to a railway (Haywards Heath Station ?).


A Still from [Family Scenes and Scout Activities] (1942-1952)