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At Home and Holiday Scenes
This film mixes home movies taken in and around Brighton and Hove, showing Tanner family life and local points of interest, along with landscape holiday footage from Naples and Monte Carlo.
Sussex and Hampshire Scenes
|Date||[ca. 1930s]; [ca. 1960s]||ID||3379|
A collection of scenes of Midhurst, Petersfield, Steyning, Horsham, Portsmouth and Worthing, made during the 1930s and early 1960s. The scenes focus on a woman (sometimes accompanied) visiting these towns, with the features of urban life - transport, shopping and leisure activities - providing a backdrop. Shop and business signage is strongly featured.
[Burne Family Pictures]
|Date||[ca. 1930 - 1932]||ID||593|
A compilation of home movie material from the early 1930s. Whilst on leave from their medical posts in Malaya, doctors Thomas and Catherine Violet Burne record family gatherings, holidays and school events in England.
[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.
[The Wedding Day]
Scenes of members of a wedding party including the bridesmaids and the bride posing in a garden. The guests are filmed departing after the ceremony and the bride and groom are seen at a train station.
An amateur film of family scenes mainly filmed outside in domestic gardens.
Picnics & Pam 1932
A film of the Staley family on various outings. The family group pick flowers in the countryside and have a tea and a picnic. At home, daughter Pam Staley (aged 8) eats at the table with her parents, plays piano and brushes her hair. On other outings, the family go sailing, have a walk and a picnic in the country and go swimming in the sea.
[A Guild outing to London's Docks and Greenwich]
This short film shows a large group of men on a trip along the river Thames (identified on the can as being a 'Guild Outing'). The men in formal coats and hats are the focus of the film with London's dock yards as the backdrop to their trip.
[Woodlands; Challock Home]
This black and white film opens with a family on a walk in woodland filled with bluebells, accompanied by their cat and dogs. An interior tour of a 1930s family home, includes a room by room view of their ornaments and decor. The family are then seen relaxing together for afternoon tea in the garden.
Frensham August 1933
Amateur film-maker, Ralph Staley's film of the family at At New Lodge, Frensham Hill, (now part of Frensham Heights School) in Surrey in the Summer of 1933. Nellie Staley, Ralph Staley, their nine year old daughter Pam, and other family members play tennis in swimsuits on the grass courts, sit in the sun, and play on the lawns.
[Travels to Burma and Egypt]
|Date||1933 - 1935||ID||3229|
A compilation of amateur films detailing the travels and living experiences of a White-European family in Burma (now Myanmar) and Egypt during the mid-1930s. Various film sections have been edited together in a random order, and the resulting sequence is therefore not linear.
[Christmas Cruise - Trip to Africa]
A film by Joseph Emberton of a cruise on board the Cap Arcona with his wife, Kathleen, and friends to Morocco at Christmas time, travelling via Tenerife, Madeira, and Portugal.
The Den School (Sudley Cottage)
Film by Ralph Staley of activities at his daughter Pam's girls school in Bognor. Girls perform a "health and fitness" style exercise display and show their gymnastic skills at jumping over a vaulting horse. A group of Girl Guides perform a ceremony and are awarded badges; they pose for a photo and play a whispering game. The girls then hold a costumed performance for the parents.
Egerton May Festivals
|Date||1934; 1935; 1936||ID||1100|
Amateur film recording events at the Egerton May Festival over the course of three consecutive years in the 1930s.
A Filmic Review No: 1
|Date||[1934 - 1935?]||ID||1114|
A compilation of amateur material which includes footage of some of London's famous landmarks, such as Trafalgar Square and Piccadilly Circus, the floats being paraded at Birchington Carnival, Beaulieu Abbey, Cobham's Air Display, Margate's seafront in the height of summer, and Land's End.
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