Showing 46 to 60 of 587 results.
[Union Flag; Woodland Walk]
This short Dufaycolor film features a young boy and his mother out on a walk in a woodland with their dog. The boy holds a Union flag, waving it as he walks around. They walk and play in a wood filled with bluebells as the camera captures wide views of the landscape. Dufaycolor was an early film system that employed a matrix of red, green and blue to produce colour on film. This matrix pattern is clearly in evidence in the online clips.
[Child in Garden Pool]
This black and white film features a boy dressed in a one-piece bathing costume attempting to swim in a garden pool and playing with a boat and rubber ring. The boy splashes wildly as he plays with the toys in the water.
[Garden Swimming Pool]
This black and white family film opens in a garden, with a young boy in a large concrete swimming pool, being watched by a family group. This is followed by shots of family members swimming, two women playing with rubber rings and trying to swim with them around their torsos. A man joins the two ladies and he pretends (?) to teach them how to swim.
[Liner SS Doric II Passengers on SS Orion; Paving Coastal Road]
This black and white film shows highlights of a 35mm camera and a man wearing headphones; ship: 'Orient Line' and 'Orion London'; woman giving a speech to the press (off camera); passengers disembarking; views of liner. The second film opens with views of an empty road, taken from a moving vehicle
[Crowhurst Farm Mission]
An amateur film recording the work of the Crowhurst Farm Mission for hop-pickers in East Peckham, Kent run by the Reverend Miles Sargent with the support of medical students from London and the University of Oxford.
[Seaside at Westgate; Wedding]
This film shows a group of friends on a visit to the beach, sitting on the sand and playing ball. The film then shows the wedding of Monica and Jim, with the guests arriving, the bride and her father and the bride and groom leaving the church after the wedding.
The Brett family's trip to Broadstairs
This black and white family film shows the Bret family leaving home for a trip to the seaside in Broadstairs, Kent. The family are seen walking through town to the beach and playing on the shoreline. The second part of the film with intertitle, shows a birthday garden party at the family home for Patricia, aged 6.
[Odd Pieces; Jim Bryant]
An amateur film of Fegans Children's Home trips to Cornwall, Hythe and Croydon featuring miniature railways and period airliners.
An amateur film of family scenes mainly filmed outside in domestic gardens.
Moving History - A Year in a Kentish Hop Garden
A lyrical film that chronicles a year in the hop gardens of Kent - featuring fields being ploughed in January, hop poles being erected in March, plants growing in Spring, harvesting in August by legions of hop-pickers and the hops being finally dried in oast houses in September. The film ends with scenes showing charcoal production for the oast houses' furnaces.
Maidstone on Film
A programme of archive film focussed on Maidstone and its surrounding areas from the 1930s to the 1960s. The programme begins with an introduction to the work of the archive and was presented by Frank Gray at the Bishop's Palace, Maidstone in October 2019 as a special screening organised by Kent Archives.
The Fatal Shot
An amateur fiction film in which smugglers kidnap a young girl and shoot her dead when she tries to escape from their seafront cave.
Herne Hill Cricket Club, Kent Tour
This amateur film captures the Herne Hill Cricket Club as it tours Kent competing against other cricket teams during the summer of 1931. Matches are played at Folkestone, Dover, Chatham House School at Ramsgate, and Tenterden; intertitles show the score at each of the venues.
The film shows Rochester Castle grounds, bands parading and view of the watching crowds. Regiments are seen parading for local officials and military personnel.
Chilham (A Kentish Village)
An amateur film with intertitles which lovingly records the historic village of Chilham. The film includes images of the Tudor buildings and narrow cobbled streets, Chilham Church and Chilham Mill on the banks of the River Stour.
Showing 46 to 60 of 587 results.