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Scotland June 1929
Two reels of amateur film with intertitles which chronicle a motoring holiday through the Highlands of Scotland. The holidaymakers explore the rugged landscape in three chauffeur-driven cars, stopping to watch the herring catch being unloaded at Oban and ending their trip in Edinburgh.
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.
The Poetry of Motion. Exquisites of the Insect World. Old East Sussex. [Hop-picking]
A compilation of four films made by an amateur film-maker. The films' subject matters include motion which is both man-made and of nature, butterflies, historic East Sussex locales and hop-picking.
[Trip to Switzerland; Visit to London Zoo]
A trip to the mountains in Switzerland is followed by a day out in London, where the group of friends visit the zoo.
[Kent Hop Farming Part 2: Making Charcoal]
This film documents part of the hop growing process including spraying the hops and tilling the soil. The second half of the film follows the manual processes involved in the building and firing a kiln for charcoal burning.
[Along the Rauma Railway in Norway]
An amateur film-maker records his travels through Norway on the Rauma Railway. Sights captured on camera include a wildfowl hunt with gun-dogs, interior shots of the Oppdal Hotel and Trondheim Cathedral, as well as footage of the journey itself as the train passes through villages, towns and countryside.
Family scenes in summer 1930 and spring 1964
|Date||1930; March - April 1964||ID||2946|
The first half of this amateur film was shot in 1930 in a town centre; a mother pushing a pram features, as well as a car rally and a visiting circus. In the countryside, gliders are seen in the air. The second half, filmed some 34 year later features children of the Mumford family at home and in the countryside playing in the snow; the family are also seen on a trip to Ashdown Forest (?).
[Here and There: Speed Crazy, Old Sussex, New Sussex]
|Date||[ca. 1930s]; [1952?]; [ca. early 1990s]||ID||2185|
A compilation of films beginning with a 1930s(?) Pathéscope production which features a motor vehicle journey through central London and a train journey from London to Brighton, filmed by the BBC in the early 1950s(?). The middle and end of the film feature places of interest in Sussex, again during the 1930s(?) and a coach holiday to Worthing in the early 1990s(?).
[Boating; School Sports; Drusillas Park]
|Date||[ca. 1931 - 1937]||ID||10146|
This black and white and colour film shows family leisure activity, with scenes at a boating lake (Isfield), followed by shots from a school sports day, various beach and fishing outings (Beachy Head and Cowdray Park), and a trip to Drusillas Park (Alfriston).
[Garden Scenes; Wedding; Family Scenes at Sandbanks]
|Date||1931; 1933; 1934||ID||5415|
This black and white film opens with family scenes featuring Austin Reed in a garden with the family, followed by scenes of a family church service wedding and a family holiday to Sandbanks, Dorset (?). The family relax on the beach, swim in the sea and enjoying a sea fishing trip aboard a boat.
A film showing the Shippam family on a picnic, at home in the garden, sailing, and flying.
[In and around East Horsley]
|Date||1931 - 1934||ID||7711|
A home movie featuring the Chown family from the 1930s. Family and friends are seen in and around East Horsley and on holiday at various locations in southern England. Also featured is a gymkhana - organised by Frank Chown and attended by Lord and Lady Crewe.
[2nd Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment, Karachi]
|Date||1932 - 1935||ID||3084|
Captain Cyril R. Peckitt created this visual record of life in Karachi whilst he was stationed there with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Sussex Regiment in the early 1930s. The film includes images of the journeys to and from Pakistan, of Regimental activities, and of the Karachi itself. It provides a fascinating record of Regimental life in Asia during the latter stage of the Empire.
[Elsted Manor Farms]
|Date||1932 - 1948||ID||3359|
This amateur film records work and play on Elsted Manor Farms over two decades. It offers a portrait of a multigenerational farming community which was gradually adopting new technologies.
[Devon Holiday Part 1]
The first of two films recording a family holiday to Devon. Sidney and Florence Payne and their daughter Margaret are joined by the Colley family, swimming amongst the surfers and horseriding on the sandy beach at Woolacombe, and ascending the steep, narrow streets of Clovelly on donkeys.
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