Showing 1 to 15 of 40 results.
[Reynolds Store [?]; Child on High Street]
This compilation shows a man walking with a young child in a harness on a seaside promenade [Bognor?] surrounded by a large crowd of people; the child runs out of shot. The film closes with portrait shots of the man holding the child. [shot seems to repeat?]
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.
An edited home movie showing playful scenes of the Staley family at the beach in their home town of Bognor Regis and in their garden in the late 1920s. The film includes some camera effects using slow and reverse motion.
[Girls at Claremont School]
|Date||[ca. early 1930s ?]||ID||1368|
A compilation of amateur film recording outdoor events at Claremont School For Girls in Esher. In the late 1970s the school amalgamated with Fan Court Preparatory School for Boys to form Claremont Fan Court School.
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.
[Christmas 1932; Summer 1933; Xmas 1933; April 1934; August 1934]
|Date||December 1932; December 1933; April 1934, August 1934||ID||2636|
This silent home movie from the 1930s features a young woman from the Ford Family. She appears throughout the film at home and at various other locations, sometimes with an older man, presumably her father.
[Visit by Grandparents; Outings]
Scenes of the Emberton family at home a few months after their second daughter was born and on outings including a picnic and boating on the River Wey.
[At the Seaside]
Scenes of the Emberton family on holiday at the seaside at Polzeath, playing on the beach and in the sea. A second part of the film shows the family at Blackpool Pleasure Beach and features architecture designed by Joseph Emberton.
Fernhurst Film Stars
This amateur silent film features children playing up for the camera. The children are filmed in a back garden, playing and posing for the camera.
[Jocelyn and Gillian in the Garden]
Scenes of the Emberton family, featuring young sisters Jocelyn and Gillian at home. Mother Kathleen, and father Joseph, play with the girls in the garden; the girls play with toys and the dog, and Jocelyn helps to build a snowman.
Rosemary; [Family Events of 1939]
|Date||1937; 1938; 1939||ID||1673|
Films by the Gowlland family, focusing on their first child, Rosemary, at home and on holiday. The films, begin with Rosemary as a new baby and show her growing up as she learns to crawl and then walk. Rosemary plays in the garden, has her first Christmas, and enjoys days at the beach at Middleton with the family.
[The Derby; Hunt at Chobham; Horse Show; Ascot]
A compilation of items filmed by Joseph Emberton of his wife and daughters on various outings, including; trips to the races, at a drag hunt and on a picnic.
Lab [Beach; Lancing College; Countryside]
|Date||[ca. 1938 - 1940]||ID||9798|
This edited colour and black and white film shows the Corder family on an outing to a beach; Visiting Lancing College and having a family picnic in the countryside. Several military aircraft are spotted by the film-maker flying overhead whilst the children splash about in the sea.
[Children at Seaford]
This film contains scenes of the Williams family children walking and playing with their parents on the South Downs and at the Salts' play area and beach in Seaford.
[War Time 1943-1945]
|Date||1944 - 1945||ID||1706|
Film of the Gowlland family, intercutting family life and outings with war-time events including V1 bombings and the end of the war. John has a toy doodlebug, the family take refuge in a Morrison shelter, and in the country. With the arrival of the end of the war, blackout restrictions are lifted, and the family take a trip to the beach.
Showing 1 to 15 of 40 results.