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In Past Ages
This early short compilation shows a series of experimental family portrait scenes, filmed outside in a home movie style.
Trip to Cornwall
This film documents a Lauste family holiday to Cornwall during the 1930s. Emile, Bessie, Doris and Marcel are seen setting off from Tudor House by car. Whilst in Cornwall, they visit a number of places; handwritten intertitles are used throughout to describe places and events.
[Family Scenes; Friends; Seaside; Swans]
This film includes numerous scenes of Lauste family members and friends during the 1930s. The film, which includes intertitles, shows the family at Tudor House, on holiday at Felpham and visiting friends, many of whom are featured individually at the end of the film.
[‘Tudor House’ Garden; Holiday in June; Winter Scenes]
|Date||1936 - 1937||ID||7488|
This silent film by Emile Lauste features a number of family and friends at Tudor House, West Wickham. Much of the film includes scenes of Bessie with Alva, her son, in the garden. The family are also seen relaxing with a number of family friends.
[West Wickham Plays; Parades; Train]
|Date||1937 - 1938||ID||7490|
This film features scenes from plays performed by the all-female dramatic section of the West Wickham Constitutional Association. Titles and credits are given for each play, which are all performed outdoors. The film ends with scenes of a wartime marching parade.
[College; Brighton; West Wickham; War Preparations; Christmas; Racing]
A compilation of material filmed mainly by Emile Lauste, featuring family members and their activities. The film includes a number of scenes of Alva and the family at Wye College, Leslie in Hove and Lauste family and friends at Tudor House.
[Red Cross Nurse]
This two scene film shows an older woman (Bessie Lauste) in a nurses uniform posing in a domestic garden taking off her coat and rolling up her sleeves. The woman puts a pair of scissors in her belt. Later a girl wearing a masculine turban and Pacha style outfit, dances and messes about in front of the camera pulling faces and giggling.
Cruise Crossing on SS Montcalm
|Date||3 - 16 June 1939||ID||7492|
This film features Emile and Bessie Lauste on a two-week cruise holiday onboard the Canadian Pacific SS Montcalm. They are accompanied by another couple and are seen together relaxing onboard the ship and exploring places of interest on route, including locations in Madeira, Tenerife, Morocco and Portugal.
[Kittens; Family Posing in Garden; Air Raid Shelter]
A film of the Lauste family shot during the Second World War. The film features family members posing for the camera in a garden with kittens and ends with shots of Emile and Bessie inside a domestic air-raid shelter.
[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.
[Peace again in the garden; Apple time; Leslie at home]
|Date||16 August 1945; 6 October 1945||ID||318|
Amateur footage featuring Leslie Lauste with his parents in their garden at Tudor House following the conclusion of the Second World War.
[Heathrow Airport; Hove Seaside]
|Date||26 September 1947||ID||8098|
This short film shows scenes of construction work at Heathrow Airport, with aircraft landing, spectators, passengers and views of the runway. The second film shows a young woman posing for the camera on the beach in Hove.
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