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[The Seasons at Otford]
In this film, Mr. Newman documents a year in Otford, filming the countryside around Otford, as the seasons change over the year.
Staley Family Domestic
|Date||1928 - 1931||ID||3210|
This family film focuses on the activities of six year old daughter Pam who plays with a board game and other toys at home, rides a horse on the beach and plays with autumn leaves. She has her first walk to School with her mother, climbs a tree and convalesces after a tonsillectomy.
Moving History - A Year in a Kentish Hop Garden
A lyrical film that chronicles a year in the hop gardens of Kent - featuring fields being ploughed in January, hop poles being erected in March, plants growing in Spring, harvesting in August by legions of hop-pickers and the hops being finally dried in oast houses in September. The film ends with scenes showing charcoal production for the oast houses' furnaces.
In England’s Garden
This documentary records the manual work done on Kent farms between spring and autumn, namely the harvesting of corn and hops in an era before farming became fully automated.
A selection of scenes of Susan, Mr. and Mrs. Rudd's first born child, as a young girl playing in the garden with her parents, the staff and family pets. Autumn scenes of Susan and Christopher, her younger brother, close the film.
Further scenes filmed in the family garden and compiled by Dr. MacFie in Autumn and Winter 1935. Family members dress up, play with the new puppy and take tea in the garden in Autumn and Winter scenes.
Symphony of the Seasons
Seasonal imagery of English nature has been edited into a linear format, tracing the passing of a year. Intertitles quoting lines of classical poetry introduce the different scenes.
[‘Tudor House’ Garden; Holiday in June; Winter Scenes]
|Date||1936 - 1937||ID||7488|
This silent film by Emile Lauste features a number of family and friends at Tudor House, West Wickham. Much of the film includes scenes of Bessie with Alva, her son, in the garden. The family are also seen relaxing with a number of family friends.
[Horse-show; Ballet; Springtime]
|Date||[ca. 1938 - 1940]||ID||1540|
A compilation of items filmed by Joseph Emberton of family outings, scenes on holiday in Devon, and his daughters in their garden in Surrey.
Ottershaw & Sunnymede 1938
This colour edited film follows the change of seasons in 1938 at Eric and Eileen Giles' family home in Ottershaw and his father's house 'Sunnymede' in Chobham. The first part shows the house, garden and family at Chobham. The second section is at the house in Ottershaw and shows the garden changing during the seasons.
|Date||1939 - 1940||ID||3402|
This colour film shows the Hansford family at Gumber Farm near Slindon, West Sussex. It features children greeting the postman; trips to the seaside, work on the farm, tobogganing in the snows of 1940 and new born lambs the following spring.
This film shows the harvest taking place in the countryside during 1944. It includes scenes of farm labourers gathering hay and horse-drawn carts being used to transport it.
Coombe Wood Parkland & Pleasure Ground
|Date||[ca. 1948 - 1954]||ID||8622|
This edited colour film features images of gardens and trees at Coombe Wood Parkland and Pleasure Ground near Croydon.
[Up North; Motorcycle Racing; Wilsford Heath Farm]
|Date||1949; 1950; [1951?]||ID||1456|
This film features collected scenes from trips to the English countryside, beginning with Stretton village in Easter 1949. This is followed by horse racing at Huntingdon, motorcycle racing at Cadwell Park, and scenes filmed over several months at Wilsford Heath Farm, Ancaster. The film finishes with footage of Riverside Farm near Stowmarket.
This colour amateur film, made by a member of Haywards Heath & District Amateur Cine Society, captures the changing face of the agricultural landscape over the course of ten months.
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