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[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 Lunsford Co. Ltd
A portrait of a brick and tile manufacturer, made by an unknown amateur film-maker, possibly an employee of the company. The factory is shown inside and out; intertitles explain each scene.
[Trains & Transport]
|Date||[ca. 1930s - 1950s]||ID||3375|
A compilation of amateur material recording trains, locomotives and railway stations in England and the United States of America. The film also contains footage of a Battle of Britian dogfight in which one of the pilots is forced to parachute from his plane. Stations that feature include Hove, Brighton, Dyke branch, Worthing, London Victoria, Waterloo, and Brookwood.
[Miscellaneous Topics: Abbey Ruins, Horse Riding, Winter, Africa]
Scenes of Whitby Abbey, women practicing facial expressions for the camera, and children in the snow, filmed in the 1930s.
[Miscellaneous: Guards; Caravan Holiday; Family Scenes]
|Date||[ca. 1930s - 1940s]||ID||3897|
The film opens with a silent Movietone News clip covering King Edward VIII on 16 July 1936 attending the Trooping of the Colour and the assassination attempt. The next section shows the Coronation Scot rail service from Euston to Glasgow. Black and White and Colour footage shows family scenes on a camping holiday and in a domestic garden.
[Brooklands and Crystal Palace Car Racing]
|Date||1930; 28 June 1938||ID||1418|
Film from 1930 shows crowds milling around Brooklands racing track before a race. This is followed by footage from the London Grand Prix at Crystal Palace in 1938, filmed from the stands. The film ends with shots of the Crystal Palace grounds, where a tower is visible in the background, the only part of the Palace then standing after a fire in 1936.
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(?).
Guernsey Again; Trying Our Hand at Farming
This film from Lewis Rosenberg shows holiday scenes on Guernsey during the late 1930s, starting with the friends helping out on a farm, playing on the beach and competing with each other at various sports. When the holiday ends the group takes the ferry back to the mainland.
A group of Jewish friends visit Dinard and Mont St. Michel in Brittany. They play and dance on the beach and climb rocky coastal paths.
A group of men go on a camping holiday in Guernsey, taking their bodyboards to the beach to catch waves, along with sightseeing on Guernsey and Sark.
[Eastbourne Lifeboat Day; Dance Performance; Folkington Meet at Glenthorne Manor; The Prince of Wales Visit; Horse Riding; Hunt]
|Date||1930, 1931, 1932||ID||8198|
Scenes of Eastbourne in the 1930s, including Lifeboat Day, Folkington Meet and a visit from the Prince of Wales, by Michael Holland.
[Hereford Cathedral; Churches; Cat; Rural and Coastal Views]
This film shows views of a rural countryside, including sheep being herded. Various shots of Hereford Town show the Cathedral, Prince of Wales Public House, the Old House and several shops. The second part has faded to a strong green tint, features panoramas at Portmeirion, including a view of the hotel and the stone boat in the harbour, along with the wreck of the original Amis Reunis (?).
[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).
[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.
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