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Staley Family Domestic
|Date||1928 - 1931||ID||3210|
This family film focuses on the activities of six year old daughter Pam who plays with a board game and other toys at home, rides a horse on the beach and plays with autumn leaves. She has her first walk to School with her mother, climbs a tree and convalesces after a tonsillectomy.
[Family Pictures; Holmesdale; South Darenth]
|Date||1928 - 1932||ID||2261|
Percy Nightingale films his young family playing in a South Darenth garden - the camera focuses much of its attention on eldest son David. The film ends with footage of a large, light-hearted family gathering in an unidentified garden - the participants are believed to be members of his wife's family, the Reeves.
[Simpsons Wedding in Shanghai Cathedral]
|Date||31 October 1928||ID||7086|
This short film shows a newlywed couple at their garden reception in Shanghai having their wedding photographs taken with the bridesmaids and pageboys. The group are dressed in co-ordinated western style clothing.
[Hangzhou and a trip to the Baochu pagoda]
This film opens with shots of West Lake, Hangzhou with structures built into the river bank. The Simpsons and their group go on a guided walk, ride on traditional open Jiao or sedan-style litter chairs through the rural countryside and tour the lake.
An amateur film of children having a picnic in a back garden followed by scenes on Bognor Regis beach. Children play in the sand and a crowd watch a clown juggling and performing. Bognor pier can be seen in the background and donkeys are led along the beach.
Bognor speed boat geewiz
An amateur film of Bognor Beach. Women and children sit on the groynes laughing and speedboats are filmed from the pier.
Scenes taken during trips between Portsmouth and Southampton; Summer 1929
Film of the Staley family on an outing on the South coast. Nellie Staley and her five year old daughter Pam board a ship at Portsmouth Harbour, and sail to the Isle of Wight. They are also seen boarding the Mauritania at Southampton, travelling to Cowes and returning to Portsmouth.
[A Winter Cruise; SS Avoceta 3500 tons]
|Date||26 October 1929 - 18 November 1929||ID||3214|
A detailed film by Ralph Staley of a cruise with his wife Nellie aboard the SS Avoceta; sailing from Liverpool and visiting Portugal, Madeira and the Canary Islands. Mrs Staley is filmed amongst other passengers and crew on deck. They take in the main tourist sights at all the stop off points and film some of the local people and customs they encounter. This film has intertitles throughout.
Film of the Staley family at home and on outings, including attending a hunt meet at Goodwood. The film begins with scenes of the family on the beach at Bognor and on the Esplanade. At the hunt meet servants bring out trays of 'stirrup cups' for the huntsman, and the hunt sets off. Mrs Staley and daughter Pam are also seen with horses at the stables.
A film of the Staley Family enjoying the Summer in the garden and at the beach in their home town of Bognor Regis. Ralph and Nellie, are seen playing with their daughter Pam at the local public gardens, at the beach and at home with the family.
Holiday to Switzerland and North Germany
Rudd family scenes filmed by Mr. and Mrs. Rudd while on holiday in Switzerland in 1929, edited and compiled with intertitles. The holidayers learn to ski, watch a luge race and a ski jump, and film from from a river boat in Germany.
Days at Itchenor with the Kingfisher
Scenes of the Staley family sailing in the Chichester Harbour waters around Itchenor relaxing and having afternoon tea aboard the sailing boat Kingfisher among others, diving into and swimming in the water, and playing on the sands in the harbour. Several shots include reverse filming techniques of Ralph and Dr Robert appearing to dive into the water and back out, and playing leapfrog in reverse.
[Shippam Compilation: Factory, Family, Football]
|Date||[ca. 1930s [?]1950s [?]]||ID||3444|
Scenes filmed by Ernest Shippam at C. Shippam LTD factory in Chichester, local football matches and sea fishing. The men working at Shippam's factory use specialised equipment to process, jar, cook and pack meat paste. Inventive camera angles and slow motion footage provides an insight into working life and amateur filmmaking in the 1930s.
[Fashion Show and Seaside Scenes]
A compilation of home movie material which includes members of the Ayling family giving a comical fashion show in a garden, and enjoying an outing to the beach.
[Miscellaneous Family Scenes VI]
|Date||[ca. 1930s - 1940s]||ID||713|
This compilation of home movie material includes footage of a church wedding, family outings to a beach, and adults playing lawn tennis. There is also a sequence of four female family members sitting on the grass and playing to the camera. The film-maker is filmed taking flowers out of a vase - the sequence is presented in reverse motion.
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