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Winchelsea and its Surroundings. A Day with Harry Furniss and his Sketchbook
Illustrator and caricaturist Harry Furniss is filmed with his sketchbook at various locations in and around Winchelsea and Hastings. The actuality footage is introduced with intertitles and is intercut with images of sketches in progress.
[Bognor High Tide]
This two film compilation shows a very brief shot of a car driving through a flooded street in Bognor, followed by intertitled scenes showing a woman carding some wool; spinning wool by hand and later using a spinning 'Jenny' wheel before weaving cloth using a loom; end title.
[Bernard Leach short films]
|Date||[ca. 1920s]; 1966||ID||9484|
Four short films on a compilation reel showing Bernard Leach at various locations including: 1. St. Erth in the 1930s, 2. The Leach pottery in the 1920s, 3. A trip to Colombia in 1966 and 4. Matsue in the 1920s
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.
The Southern Railway Servants' Orphanage at Woking
|Date||[1926? - 1933]||ID||1586|
This compilation illustrates life for the children and their relatives, staff and local volunteers at the Southern Railway Servants' Orphanage in Woking during the late 1920s and early 1930s. Each sequence is introduced with intertitles.
A compilation of four films showing rural craftsmen and farmers at work, and a portrait of a castle. Intertitles introduce each item.
[Scouting Voyage on the SS Calgaric]
|Date||12 -29 August 1933||ID||9332|
This film shows a voyage by Lord and Lady Baden-Powell visiting troops and companies of Scouts and Guides as they cruise the Baltic on the SS Calgaric for an ‘Argosy of Peace’. The film includes scenic views of the nations visited, with welcome parades and greetings by dignitaries, national costumes and uniforms, speeches, processions, dances, games and meals.
Ross Family Pictures III
|Date||[ca. mid 1930s - mid 1940s]||ID||567|
One of several home movie compilations belonging to the Ross family. The footage, which includes some Dufaycolor, captures family gatherings and outings to the beach, as well images of golf players.
This edited and intertitled travelogue film shows a cruise from Folkestone, England to the Stubai Valley, near Innsbruck, in Austria. The film also includes descriptive intertitles highlighting local agricultural processes, regional customs, and traditional Tyrolean dress. The film shows views of the rural mountainous villages of Mieders and Fulpmes in Tyrol. The final section shows the film-makers returning to the UK via ship.
Country Folk in Other Lands
|Date||[ca. late 1930s]||ID||1105|
The first half of this film with intertitles captures images of the Tarn River and of apple harvesting in France. The second half chronicles the Bedouin Arabs of Tunisia, recording aspects of their nomadic lifestyle, including their pottery and food-making skills.
[Garden Scenes; Bowling]
This tinted colour film shows the Lockwood Family at home in Felpham. The family enter the garden dressed in swimwear and summer clothing and sit on the patio on sun loungers. In the next section the men play a game of bowls and a woman does some embroidery.
[Wrexham; Oxford; Welsh Coast]
This multi-reel colour film (with some magenta and green cast) shows a family trip through the towns of Wrexham in Wales; the university town of Oxford; and enjoying a seaside family holiday to the Welsh coast.
|Date||1935 - 1938||ID||10040|
This mixed colour and black and white film shows the family together at their home in Cross in Hand, including several scenes in Dufaycolor. The film includes the children playing in the garden with various toys, scenes of pets, a picnic, a flying boat, and scenes from several holidays and outings to Bodiam castle and the West Country that includes Stonehenge, St Michael's Mount, Tintagel and Clovelly village, Devon.
With the Gypsies in Kent
The nomadic lifestyle of a Roma family is documented in this film as they travel in and around Canterbury during the harvesting season.
Ottershaw & Sunnymede 1938
This colour edited film follows the change of seasons in 1938 at Eric and Eileen Giles' family home in Ottershaw and his father's house 'Sunnymede' in Chobham. The first part shows the house, garden and family at Chobham. The second section is at the house in Ottershaw and shows the garden changing during the seasons.
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