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People and Places
An amateur film showing scenes of family and friends at leisure in locations around the South of England with intertitles throughout.
[Garden Scenes; Wedding; Family Scenes at Sandbanks]
|Date||1931; 1933; 1934||ID||5415|
This black and white film opens with family scenes featuring Austin Reed in a garden with the family, followed by scenes of a family church service wedding and a family holiday to Sandbanks, Dorset (?). The family relax on the beach, swim in the sea and enjoying a sea fishing trip aboard a boat.
[Toddler and Family; Garden Scenes; Beach Holiday]
This family film features Stella and her family at home and on an outing to a seaside. The family also visit their holiday home and a small playground and zoo.
[Fegans Early Days; Visit to Zoo; Sports; Open Day]
Boys from Fegans Childrens Homes visit the zoo, go camping and travel to Liverpool before assembling back at school for an Open Day.
Among Our English Friends
This compilation of colour family film, shows footage of Austin Reed's house along with those of his friends in Surrey and Buckinghamshire in 1937. The film is edited together with subtitles, marking changes in location or introducing friends and family.
[Eastbourne; Domestic Garden; Cotswolds; Wedding Scenes]
|Date||; [ca.1938 - 1939 ?]||ID||5437|
This family film includes the seafront at Eastbourne, a visit to Bibury, and a boat ride on the River Coln. The film ends with a series of family portraits of men in RAF and US Army uniforms and scenes at a wedding.
[Marlborough House; Longwood; Canford; Wedding]
|Date||[ca. 1940 - 1945?]||ID||5423|
This film includes scenes of a boat race passing under Marlow Suspension Bridge on the Thames; a sports day at Marlborough House boys School with afternoon tea; exterior views of several school buildings with grounds; a brief family trip to Bodiam Castle and a short sequence of scenes outside the church at a wedding.
[Hansford Holiday scenes]
Scenes of a family holiday visiting various places in 1942, including a spring funfair at Newport in Wales, a visit to Appledore, Devon in September, Woburn Sands in Bedfordshire, in the summer and autumn and a trip to Whipsnade Zoo.
[Childhood Wartime Scenes]
|Date||1942 - 1945||ID||10809|
An amateur film with intertitles following a young boy's early years during wartime.
[Holiday at Port Isaac and Port Gaverne]
This edited film shows a family holiday exploring the Cornish landscapes of Port Isaac, Port Gaverne and Port Quin; inter cut with the family participating in several outdoor sports activities and events. The film closes with scenes of the family in the garden at the Reed family home.
[Family Scenes; Car]
This short film made by Emile Lauste shows scenes from East End Cottage at North Crawley, Buckinghamshire. The group, which includes Bessie and Emile, are seen doing housework and relaxing in the grounds of the cottage; their group includes two soldiers, presumably on leave.
[Austin Reed; Family; Armed Forces Garden Display]
This short black and white film opens with an extended family gathering at Austin Reed's home in Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire. The group play together in the large garden. The final film provides highlights of a visit to the house by a group of US army/armed forces men. The men parade in the garden and take the family for a ride in their military 4x4 vehicle.
[Bedales School; Wycombe Abbey School; Marlow Town]
|Date||[ca. 1948 - 1958]||ID||8618|
This edited colour and black and white film shows the Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Hampshire countryside following the River Thames. The film includes exterior shots of the grounds and buildings of two independent day and boarding Schools - Bedales School, Hampshire and Wycombe Abbey School, Buckinghamshire and displays by some of the students.
|Date||1948 - 1958||ID||8617|
This edited black and white and colour film follows a boat trip along the Thames between Windsor and Marlow. The boat passes through a lock and past the 'Compleat Angler Hotel' in Marlow. The second part of the film shows Marlow under flood conditions ca.1950s.
[Sports; Old Boys Reunion 1949; Camp]
An amateur film of a sporty Visitors Day at Fegans Children's Home at Stony Stratford along with an Old Boys Reunion, a camping trip to the seaside and a Commemorative Day event in 1949.
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