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[Family Scenes: Wimbledon; Model Aeroplane; Farm; Tennis]
Scenes filmed at Wimbledon and in the extensive grounds and interiors of Foxhunt Manor, taken by Eugene Oakshott in 1930 [?], some shown in reverse action. The family join workers as they pull down a tree in the garden.
This is Magic
An edited amateur film from the 1930s consisting of material relating to the family of Harry Guermonprez, co-founder of the the Bognor Regis Film Society. Harry Guermonprez and his family appear throughout the film. The film includes a short section of 'magic tricks', (created using film editing techniques) and a visit to London Zoo.
[London to Australia]
|Date||22-23 May 1930||ID||9328|
An intertitled travelogue film of a trip to Australia starts with a map showing the journey from London to Australia, followed by views at different stages of the route: a bus; arrival at a train station; a sea voyage; the crew and other passengers aboard ship. The ship docks in Melbourne showing several streets scenes. On to Sydney, with the Harbour Bridge, still under construction. A title reads: "Manley Beach" (sic) with footage of surfers and soldier crabs; closing with views over Brisbane.
[Odd Pieces; Jim Bryant]
An amateur film of Fegans Children's Home trips to Cornwall, Hythe and Croydon featuring miniature railways and period airliners.
[Family Barclay Film I; Fair; Wedding; Pool; Holiday]
A compilation of family scenes filmed on holidays, outings, picnics and trips to London, Sussex and Essex in 1932.
Only Once A Year
|Date||8 August 1932||ID||3053|
"Only once a year does the 'line' regiment replace 'The Guards' - and this year the Royal Sussex Regiment had the honour", an event which is recorded in this Pathé Gazette film. The film includes images of the Regiment marching past Buckingham Palace, holding up the traffic which follows behind.
[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.
[Croydon Aerodrome; Margaret's Wedding]
|Date||1932; 27 March 1943||ID||2741|
In 1932 patriarch Moses Nightingale takes his family to view the biplanes at Croydon Aerodrome. Many of them gather again eleven years later for the wedding of his granddaughter Margaret Payne to Captain Jim Walker of the Royal Norfolk Regiment at All Saints' Church, Sanderstead.
Herne Hill Cricket Kent Tour, June 1932
This film shows Herne Hill Cricket Club on tour, playing matches against a number of Kent clubs including Folkestone, Rye, Dover, and Chatham. The players are seen on and off the field, socialising between matches.
[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.
This reel shows canoeing on the river Thames in London, followed by several family scenes showing a woman with a young child in a garden, as filmed by Ernest Shippam in 1933.
[Ross Family Pictures I]
|Date||[ca. mid 1930s]||ID||564|
A compilation of home movie material showing family gatherings in gardens and family outings to a shingle beach where the men play to the camera, pulling grotesque faces. There is also footage of aircraft at Croydon Aerodrome, including the Lufthansa JU-52 D-AFER 'Franz Büchner' which has a Swastika emblem on its tail fin.
[Ross Family Pictures V]
|Date||[ca. mid 1930s]||ID||570|
This home movie compilation opens with images of a handful of adults skating on a frozen lake. The film continues with footage of several air shows and of family outings to a shingle beach. In addition, Mr and Mrs Charles Ross visit Croydon Aerodrome where they observe numerous aircraft including the Imperial Airways planes 'City of Coventry' and 'City of Washington'.
[Children at Play; School Sports; At the Seaside; Garden Scenes]
In a collection of family scenes children play with toys in the garden as their parents look on, and take part in a school sports day, before a trip to the seaside featuring boating and donkey rides. Later back at home, a garden picnic, a game of women's golf putting, children driving toy cars and camping under a tent with a picnic.
[King's Mead School Trip to Croydon Aerodrome; Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race; Funeral of King George V]
|Date||[ca. 1933 - 1935]; 1936||ID||2956|
An amateur film-maker films the planes taxiing, landing and taking off at Croydon Aerodrome; follows the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race on the River Thames; and records the funeral cortege of King George V from a high vantage point.
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