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[Miscellaneous Family Pictures]
|Date||[1930 - 1937?]||ID||3355|
A number of films spooled together, spanning the 1930s, showing a family and friends enjoying various activities and outings including swimming and diving, sailing, games, picnics, and in other activities in and around Selsey, at Lynams School in Oxford, at Birdham and Wittering. See separate records in this collection relating to individual films from this spool.
[Birdham; Family Gathering; Games]
Scenes of bathing in the water at Birdham Mill in Chichester Harbour. The family go swimming and diving as well as sailing. The family are later seen at a gathering, in the garden, and playing tennis. At the beach, the family take part in games and build sand castles. Children sit on a fence.
[Tennis; Gardening; Seaside]
Members of the Hobson family play tennis while others look on. At the Hobson family home in Birdham, Dr Hobson prunes a climber on the house, while the girls and their mother help. Several children are together for a picnic by the beach. At the seaside, the children climb on a large sand castle.
At Birdham Mill in Chichester Harbour children race sailing boats, filmed from the shore. The tall sailing ship 'Frances and Jane' can be seen in the water behind. The end of the film shows school girls playing a lacrosse match.
This film opens with a traditional wedding party standing on the steps outside a church, followed by shots of 'Sunnymede', the family's home and garden in Chobham at springtime and the family on a Caravan holiday at various sites across East and West Sussex. This film is intertitled throughout.
This film shows the Giles family on holiday in Cornwall and with their caravan in East and West Sussex. The film also features Eric Giles on his vintage Harley Davidson motorbike, followed by interior shots of the family celebrating Christmas at home in Chobham. This film is intertitled throughout.
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