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[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.
[Seaside Views; North Foreland House; Camera Tricks; Ice Skating]
A compilation filmed by Enid Briggs in the late 1920s, including seaside scenes, sequences shot in North Foreland House gardens using stop frame and reverse action camera techniques, and ice skaters in Switzerland.
North Foreland House [Seaside; Domestic Garden; Party]
Scenes filmed in and around North Foreland House by Enid Briggs in 1928, shot mainly in the garden and at nearby beach.
[Uncle Mack’s Minstrels; North Foreland House]
A single performance, made up of various acts by individuals, pairs and groups by Uncle Mack's Minstrels, filmed from the audience by Enid Briggs in the late 1920s.
[Family Scenes; Seaside Views; North Foreland House]
A collection of scenes filmed by Enid Briggs in the garden of Foreland House and at the Broadstairs seashore in the late 1920s.
[North Foreland House; Garden; Seaside]
A series of family holiday [?] scenes filmed by Enid Briggs in the late 1920s.
[Compilation: Come to the Fair; Felix, a Live Wire; Rosie’s Nightmare; A Palace of Yore’ Hampton Court; The Merseyside Sea Scouts; Golf with Archie Compton; Australian Grape Farming]
|Date||1928 - 1935||ID||8192|
A compilation of eight films, including scenes at a fairground and Hampton Court Palace, a theatrical performance, fiction film and two cartoons and a short slow motion section showing a man swinging a golf club, all produced between 1928 and 1935 and compiled by Mr. F. G. S. Wise, a photographer from North London.
[Town and Family Scenes at Broadstairs]
|Date||1929 - 1938||ID||1019|
A compilation of scenes and events in Broadstairs, filmed on various dates in the mid and late 1930s with some scenes from the late 1920s. Items include a visit to a lighthouse, a Keep Fit class, horse riding, the Bohemia Theatre and the return of Rhine Army troops in 1929.
|Date||1929 - 1938||ID||1022|
A compilation of scenes of family and friends, filmed by Enid Briggs in and around Broadstairs. The films include: a visit to the Romney Hythe and Dymchurch miniature railway, outings to Deal and Margate piers, boys on a boating lake; members of the Briggs family and friends in their garden, on the beach (including Enid Briggs herself playing with a dog on the beach), and horse riding.
A newsreel showing a rain-drenched parade representing local industries through the streets of Maidstone. The parade was organized as a hospital fundraiser. The online video includes an audio commentary by Dr Frank Gray at the start of the film.
[Canterbury and Miscellaneous Scenes]
This silent amateur film begins by featuring Canterbury, its history and famous landmarks, including the cathedral, all accompanied with titles explaining the scenes. The latter part of the film includes brief shots of a zoo, children riding on a camel, a railway signalman at work and families hop picking.
The Local Traders' Gazette
|Date||[ca. early 1930s]||ID||11284|
A compilation of advertisements for local businesses in Cranbrook, Hawkhurst, Goudhurst, Sissinghurst, Robertsbridge and Ticehurst in Kent. Made for showing at the cinema, the adverts offer brief interior and exterior shots of shops and business premises; occasionally with the shop keepers or owners out front.
A compilation of four films showing rural craftsmen and farmers at work, and a portrait of a castle. Intertitles introduce each item.
A poetic, atmospheric amateur film which presents images of the Kent countryside. The film-maker often uses quick, rhythmic editing to cut between images of clouds, wind blowing in the trees, wildflowers, waves lapping a pebble beach, and fast-flowing rivers. The film ends with shots of an orchard in blossom.
A shot of a village pond is followed by a sequence of microscopic images that show in detail the creatures which inhabit the waters. The creatures, now housed in petri-dishes, include water fleas, fly lava and a hydra. The film has explanatory intertitles.
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