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[Children at Play; School Sports; At the Seaside; Garden Scenes]
In a collection of family scenes children play with toys in the garden as their parents look on, and take part in a school sports day, before a trip to the seaside featuring boating and donkey rides. Later back at home, a garden picnic, a game of women's golf putting, children driving toy cars and camping under a tent with a picnic.
A family chat in their front garden. A man and a woman playfully ride a child's tricycle and roll a hoop. Next, a baby is guided along as she learns to walk before being carried around the garden. Men in blazers and women in whites arrive with tennis rackets, greeted by the children, the next scenes are of a tennis match. Finally, a man and his car are filmed as he drives away.
[Children at Play in the Garden]
Children play in the garden on bicycles and pedal cars as their mother watches.
[“Cathkin” House Compilation]
|Date||1936; 1938; 1950; 1951; 1953||ID||1419|
A collection of films of "Cathkin", the Voss family home, featuring scenes of the children playing in the garden in summer and winter, and tennis matches with friends. A school sports day and wedding are also included.
[Holiday in Cornwall; Garden Scenes; War Time Scenes]
|Date||August 1939; September 1940; 1941; May 1942||ID||1443|
Four short films depicting family life - a seaside holiday in Perranporth; children playing in the garden; a holiday in Bude, including trips to Bideford Bay and Clovelly; and domestic scenes during the Second World War.
Resmat Cold Asphalt; A Film of the Manufacture and Laying of This Product
An amateur film with intertitles which records work being undertaken by the William F. Rees civil engineering company. Footage includes images of the asphalt production depot in Chelsea, the plant depot in Coulsdon, the resurfacing of Goodwood Race Track using both men and machinery.
The REES Plant Department’s Move to Coulsdon
|Date||1950; 1958; 1960||ID||2405|
An amateur record of the Plant Department of William F. Rees civil engineering company establishing itself in Coulsdon, following its move there from Cheltenham. Footage of the site under construction is followed by images of its official opening and of it being fully operational.
Plant Hire 1952
An amateur record with intertitles of some of the machinery hired out by William F. Rees Plant Department during 1952. Bulldozers, excavators and rollers are seen working on numerous projects, including road surfacing at Crawley New Town.
South East England; The Downs and the Weald
An educational film demonstrating the links between South East England and London. The film focusses on agriculture, transport (to London and the continent), and seaside resorts.
[Family in garden; the “Old Lodge”]
The film opens on the sign for the "Old Lodge", a gabled house in a leafy street. A small child and her parents sit in the garden. The girl plays on a rocking horse, before a basin is filled with water for her to play in. Her father takes a trug and a book to another part of the garden and checks his plants. The girl and the mother play with dolls before the girl looks on as her mother makes tea.
The Plant Department Move to Old Woking
The William F. Rees Plant Department moves from Cousldon to Woking. This amateur film charts the move, recording the vacant new site and the improvements which are made to it, the office removal lorries setting off from Coulsdon, and the plant equipment in transit.
Coatts family scenes, set in the family garden in Coulsdon, Surrey, in April 1963.
[A Midsummer Night’s Dream Performance]
Players perform A Midsummer Night's Dream in the grounds of Fair Dene School in Surrey in July 1963, filmed by Mr. C. R. Coatts.
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