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Snaps of Bournmouth [sic]
This short film shows a group holiday to Bournemouth, with the group walking along a street; views of the beach and coastline; a woman with a camera walking on the rocks closing with views of Bournemouth pier.
The Mayor of Casterbridge
Sidney Morgan presents Thomas Hardy's tale of a man who changes his ways and makes a success of his life after wrongdoing his wife and child only to loose it all, the first film entirely shot on location in Britain and produced in 1921, the same year as A Lowland Cinderella starring Joan Morgan.
People and Places
An amateur film showing scenes of family and friends at leisure in locations around the South of England with intertitles throughout.
[Family at Sandbanks]
This black and white film shows the Reed Family aboard a boat on a family outing, followed by mixed scenes of the family playing together on a beach and in a garden pool.
[The Big House; Camp]
Group of Jewish delegates attend a summer school at Oldfeld School (since re-named Harrow House), Swanage
An amateur film of family scenes mainly filmed outside in domestic gardens.
[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.
[In and around East Horsley]
|Date||1931 - 1934||ID||7711|
A home movie featuring the Chown family from the 1930s. Family and friends are seen in and around East Horsley and on holiday at various locations in southern England. Also featured is a gymkhana - organised by Frank Chown and attended by Lord and Lady Crewe.
[Recruits; Boat Club]
Amateur footage of pupils from Canford School in Dorset undertaking extra-curricular activities. The boys are briefly filmed rowing on the River Stour and performing drills as a small regiment in the school's grounds.
Drill Do's and Dont's
An amusing amateur training film with intertitles which analyses the merit of the drills being undertaken by Canford School Contingent, OTC Demonstration Platoon. The film was photographed by two of the cadets, and was most probably screened to their peers at a later date.
A Filmic Review No. 2
|Date||1934 - 1935||ID||1137|
A compilation of amateur material which includes footage of The Queen Mary in dock at Southampton prior to her maiden voyage, several boxing matches, a cruise down a river, animals at London Zoo, Corfe Castle, and a vast flotilla of Naval ships at Spithead being reviewed by King George V to mark his Silver Jubilee.
[Intake; Marching Recruits]
The teenage boys of the Canford School army regiment parade through the school's extensive grounds, before taking the inspection. This is followed by speeches, prizegiving, and a bareback horseriding display.
[Whitsun Tea Parties; Beach; Boating; Bike]
|Date||May 1935 - June 1935; May 1936 - June 1936||ID||6086|
Film of the Newman family with friends and on holiday. Amongst other activities, they have tea with friends on Whit Monday and travel with their daughter to Bournemouth where she plays on the beach.
[Army Camp Scenes; Military Parade]
This collection of black and white films features the Queen's Royal (West) Surrey Regiment at various off-duty activities including taking a bath and swimming, as well as on parade.
Two pupils of Canford School record events at the public school in Dorset, including sporting events and a fire, as well as images of the surrounding area.
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