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Family Mills, Park Lane Movie Scrapbook
|Date||[1957 - 1960?]||ID||3354|
This amateur home movie features family life and activities at the family home in Slindon, West Sussex over a number of years. Family members are seen at home in the garden and in the village. Further afield, the film captures visits to Arundel, Bosham, Chessington and Bramber amongst other places, and country walks on the South Downs. The film also includes shots of various military parades connected to the Royal Engineers.
[Baby Pictures: Alexis, Frizell's and Gregory Housing]
Toddler Alexis and her mother are seen sitting on a garden path and in the street. There is a gathering of people outside the house. A film crew (for BBC Panorama) with reporter Fyfe Robertson, are seen in various shots filming a sign: "Gregory Low Cost Housing...Worthing" and a man trying to ride a bicycle on a street.
[Cyclists' Touring Club; Tourist Trials; Tour of Britain]
|Date||1957 - 1959||ID||984|
An amateur film capturing various cycling events in the Kent area. The Cyclists' Touring Club compete in the Tourist and Orpington Road Race. Members of the Southborough and District Wheelers club take part in the "Rough Stuff", 'Hilly 42" and the Tourists Trial. The Tour of Britain passes through Tunbridge Wells.
[Shoreham Beach; Lancing College; Birthday]
This film shows the family playing on Shoreham Beach and paddling in the sea; making a visit to Lancing College with interior and exterior shots of the grounds and chapel; followed by a series of portrait shots of the family playing on a swing and with bicycles in a garden, where a man tries to ride a child's tricycle but falls off. The film closes with scenes of a child's birthday tea party in the conservatory and close-up shots of the food.
[Gravesend Scenes; Family Cat; Police Station; Stanley Family]
A short amateur film from the late 1950s featuring family members and the activities of police officers at a police station. The film has several empty white gaps between scenes and the image is regularly fogged in places. The film has been edited for online use.
[Marg’s Wedding; Garden Scenes]
This film shows two scenes, the first is a late 1950s wedding, with the wedding party arriving and standing on the steps outside a church. The second part shows a family gathering in a domestic garden. The children play with their toys, ride bicycles and paddle in a inflatable pool watched by an adult.
Westerham Gala Day
Whitsun Monday Gala Day in Westerham. A carnival procession is followed by sports and games in the park.
A drama about a man who dresses like a ‘city gent’ with a bowler hat and brief case but actually works in the gent’s toilets.
[Holiday in Devon]
Scenes shot from a moving car show a bicycle race. This is followed by images of various amateur light aircraft on display at an airfield and some flying displays (flying club?) followed by a vintage car rally, with scenes of several interviews being conducted with the drivers. People are then seen playing golf, there is a family trip to the beach and shots of the chalk coastline (Beer beach and Beer Head near Seaton).
[George on a Cycling Tour Through Sussex]
A quirky animation featuring cut-out characters on a eccentric bicycle ride through Sussex towards a final destination in the Brighton Dome.
This fast-paced amateur fictional comedy is based around the theme of a photographic competition organised as part of a church fete. An immoral curate and a hapless Guide mistress get themselves entangled with the efforts of a daughter and her father who are competing against each other to produce the winning photograph.
[Family Scenes; Christening; At the Seaside]
Pictures centred around a young girl, the granddaughter of the home movie maker Vera Tidey, playing with her father and grandfather in the garden, baby Keith's christening, and a family trip to Shoreham-by-sea to paddle and eat ice creams. The "Southwater Belles" also perform a folk dance.
Thread Through the Family
Ewan McColl and Peggy Seeger's songs, written in the folk tradition, narrate the story of two Lancashire families who work at the cotton mills during a time of industrial modernisation and sweated labour in Asia. Interviews with workers are included in this portrait of a day in the life of two families, produced by H. K. Lewenhak in 1961.
[Hotham Park Country Fair]
Scenes from the annual Hotham Park Country Fair in Bognor Regis during 1962. Morris dancers perform a number of dances, watched by numerous spectators. In a playground, a young boy rides a tricycle and two children feed a Llama.
Views of Chichester City Centre with scenes of traffic around Chichester Cross and along streets in the city centre. The camera takes in shots of various shops and businesses and the shoppers and cyclists passing by.
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