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[War Time 1943-1945]
|Date||1944 - 1945||ID||1706|
Film of the Gowlland family, intercutting family life and outings with war-time events including V1 bombings and the end of the war. John has a toy doodlebug, the family take refuge in a Morrison shelter, and in the country. With the arrival of the end of the war, blackout restrictions are lifted, and the family take a trip to the beach.
[Family Christmas Celebrations]
|Date||[1944; 1947; December 1948]||ID||8615|
This mixed colour and black and white film opens with the Hinchliff family celebrating Christmas, sitting around a table eating Christmas cake and drinking tea. The children play with a dog, a cat and have fun in an inflatable sailboat on a garden pond. Several family members are seen sitting and tending to the garden, or welcoming visitors.
[Children Playing in Garden III]
A short film of the Gowlland family children, showing Rosemary, John and Mark playing in the garden. John plays with a toy machine gun, Rosemary rides a bicycle, John rides a tricycle, and their younger brother Mark is pulled along in a toy cart.
[Wisborough Green; Trip to London; Wedding; Fair; Snow]
|Date||January 1946 - January 1947||ID||1674|
Film of the Gowlland family, featuring the children at home and on outings to Wisborough Green, London, a farm and a fun fair. They attend a wedding, and at home, the children have a fireworks display, play the piano and celebrate Christmas.
[Horse Show; Holiday at Eastbourne]
Film of the Gowlland family in the first year of Peace after the Second World War. In this film, the family go to a Gymkhana, and go on Holiday to Eastbourne, where they play on the beachat Eastbourne, and visit Alfrison and the surrounding Sussex Downs.
[Fancy dress party etc.]
|Date||1946 - 1947||ID||396|
A home movie capturing a fancy dress party and various other family activities mainly at a house in Shirley near Croydon occupied by a member of the Woolsey family. The second half is a fictional film called 'Counterfeit' about a criminal and his accomplice, written by a family friend, Hector Hampton.
[Home Life, School Sports, Day Trips and Holidays]
|Date||1946 - 1949||ID||5687|
This film contains various scenes of the Dickins' family life. It shows them at home, with friends and extended family, on school sports days, day trips and holidays within the South East and South West of England. The online film clip includes footage from an 'oral history' interview conducted with John Dickins in February 2008.
The Lambeth Conference 1948
A film made by SPCK [Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge] of the 1948 Lambeth Conference. The film contains intertitles.
[Family Events of 1948]
The Gowlland family at home in Croydon and on outings during 1948. The film begins with heavy snow at their home. In spring the children play with a toy 'steam wagon'. In summer, they visit Sussex, going to the beach at Fairlight Cove, as well as Eastbourne, Gatehouse Farm, and Rye. Further scenes include a trip to London, the children getting a puppy 'Timmy', the London to Brighton Veteran car run and a visit to the grandparents.
[Trip to Winchelsea; Steam Trains; Garden Scenes; Wisborough Green]
|Date||1948 - 1949||ID||1676|
Colour film of the Gowlland family in 1948 to 1949. Staying at their holiday cottage in Sussex, they visiting Rye and the Romney Hythe and Dymchurch miniature railway. At home in Croydon, the children play on their toy 'steam wagon' and the family takes walks with their puppy at Squerries Court in Kent.. The family also visit relatives in Wisborough Green.
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.
[Babies; Toddlers; Youngsters]
|Date||1948[?]; 1950; 1953[?]||ID||8616|
This film begins in black and white and then includes colour film. It shows various children from a family group, at home and playing in a garden. The children are seen playing with various family pets including a dog and a rabbit and playing party games with the adults. This film shows sequences from across a decade of family life.
A short film of the Gowlland family on an outing to Shirley Park where they have tea at the hotel with the children's Grandparents and go for a walk in the grounds.
[Boxing Day Hunt; Football in Garden]
A short film of the Gowlland family showing their three children watching the start of a fox hunt; the two boys, John and Mark playing football; and Rosemary practicing netball in the front garden of their Croydon home.
Gowlland Film [Film Diary For 1950]
Film of the Gowlland family in 1950 at home and on outings to Fairlight Cove, London, Cambridge and Gloucestershire. The family also attend a wedding, and celebrate Christmas at home.
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