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Sidney Bligh's film records a few moments of 'Cousin Peter' as a toddler, then focuses on the early years of his daughter, Joan Mary - from a newly born baby to toddler, in this collection of small snippets from 1939 to 1942.
[Wartime at Home]
|Date||[ca. 1940 - 1943]||ID||749|
A compilation of seemingly staged footage, filming people visiting a family home during the Second World War. Two young children playing in the pond, and a young soldier courting his sweetheart, are amongst those visiting the house's garden.
Mrs Newlywed’s First Dinner
Made in the late 1940s this humorous amateur fiction film depicts a young wife who decides to cook fresh fish for dinner. After a series of culinary disasters she admits defeat and buys fish and chips from the chip shop.
[Birthday; Winter Scenes]
A home movie from 1941 featuring the Brocklehurst family. They are seen at home celebrating their eldest daughters birthday and out and about in the countryside with friends. The film hints at the impact of the war, with a soldier at home on leave and the family car being prepared for storage.
Baby Scenes; Family Visit Newcastle
An amateur film following family life after the birth of the family's baby named David in North Cheam, Surrey 1941/1942. The family introduce baby David to their relatives in Newcastle, travelling by train.
[Babies First Steps; Family Gathering; Communion Celebrations]
|Date||[ca. 1943]; 1953||ID||3181|
This home movie features members of the Gilbert family. The film shows a number of significant family events in the in the 1940s and 1950s as well as more regular day-to-day scenes. John Gilbert is seen arriving home on leave from the Royal Navy and the Gilbert children are seen playing at home and celebrating their first communion at St. Richard's Roman Catholic church in Chichester.
An edited film with narration and soundtrack made using films from the Screen Archive South East wartime collection. Created by David Woods as part of his placement with SASE for the MA in Creative Writing at the University of Brighton.
[Navy in Ceylon]
This film shows scenes of the Royal Naval land base at "RMS Mayina", near Colombo, Ceylon [Sri Lanka] with views of camp life that includes men at the camp entrance, the inside of a hut, and short scenes aboard several vessels. The film also includes a mix of everyday street scenes with: oxen, cats, local markets, children waving at the camera, a visit to the "Lomond Rubber Creping Mill, Kelaniya", local Sir Lankan men in portrait, and naval vessels on a lake or river.
[Village Life in Cobham]
A portrait of village life in Cobham in 1944. The film follows villagers as they walk through the quiet streets and lanes, head into shops and pubs and wander past the church and almshouses. The film also features the film maker's children as they walk and ride through the village.
[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.
[B&P: Ice Skating; Seafront; Camera Tricks]
A young woman and a dog play in a garden; a couple go ice skating [dark]; a young woman and a man stand talking at the gate in Brighton [St Peter's]; Brighton Swimming Club bathers run out to swim in the sea [damaged]; a brief shot shows a naval vessel at sea; a man gets in a car and the camera is rotated [trick shot]; the car drives off; a group sit on a concrete bench.
[Pets; Finglesham; Christmas]
This colour and black and white film shows scenes of two children and a toddler playing with a dog and a cat at Spratling Court Farm, followed by scenes of a family gathering at Finglesham. Scenes of the family celebrating Christmas together at Spratling Court, shows several interior shots of the children in the living room playing and opening presents (?). The film ends with he group bringing in a Christmas tree from the garden.
[Christmas; Life at the Home]
|Date||[ca. 1948; 1949; early 1950s]||ID||12270|
An amateur film of everyday activities at Fegans Children's Home at Stony Stratford in the late 1940s and early 1950s.
[Seaside; Bonfire; Garden; Rustington Hotel; Churches; Squirrels; 6th Birthday Cake; Fireworks]
|Date||[ca. 1948 - 1949]||ID||9145|
This film shows several domestic garden scenes and family travelogues across East and West Sussex. Scenes include the children swimming and playing on several beaches; views of religious buildings; The Rustington Hotel Eastbourne; and panoramic rooftop views across the Meads area of Eastbourne towards the Wish Tower/ Martelo Tower.
Old Collegians Versus Lyons CC
The film opens with the message: "In this match the O.C.s mustered rather more supporters than runs". The film shows only the spectators for this unseen cricket match; watching the game from deckchairs on the sidelines. The onlookers include men with pipes, women smiling and chatting and children playing or eating ice-cream.
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