Showing 76 to 90 of 294 results.
[Family Compilation: Babies; Children; Party; Wedding]
Lin Lewis, the daughter of home movie maker Hilary Lewis, is filmed as a young child playing with her brother in his scouting uniform in 1936, and marrying her husband Jeremy in 1960.
[‘Tudor House’ Garden; Holiday in June; Winter Scenes]
|Date||1936 - 1937||ID||7488|
This silent film by Emile Lauste features a number of family and friends at Tudor House, West Wickham. Much of the film includes scenes of Bessie with Alva, her son, in the garden. The family are also seen relaxing with a number of family friends.
[Hastings Family Film: Seaside Scenes]
A group of friends take a holiday in Hastings, taking fishing boat trips and sitting on the beach.
A film by architect Joseph Emberton of his travels to three European architectural exhibitions; the first in pre-war Dusseldorf, the second in Paris and the third, at the Empire Exhibition in Glasgow.
Song of The Woods
|Date||[ca. late 1930s]||ID||1072|
~Song of The Woods~ contains edited footage of sunlit woods, streams, deer, a village church, cattle drinking from a river and a boy fishing in it, the wind blowing through the trees, and a shire horse team ploughing the land. The resulting film is shot in both black-and-white and Dufaycolor.
[Grant: Voyage to America]
A voyage aboard the RMS Queen Mary to New York City, with a tour of several landmarks, a trip on the Elevated Railway, the district of Harlem and Coney Island. The trip includes a flight aboard an aircraft to visit the Niagara / Horseshoe Falls and later the return trip on the RMS Aquitania. The colour has a red cast and is de-saturated.
[Holiday Bungalow at Pevensey Bay and at Home in Kenton]
A home movie featuring the Grant family, friends and neighbours. The film mainly includes scenes from the family holiday bungalow at Beachlands, Pevensey where family members are seen relaxing in the garden and also playing on the beach.
|Date||1937 - 1938||ID||3376|
Amateur film-maker Eric Sparks records the trains and stations of the Southern Railway Company, marking the moment when the first electrically powered trains traveled to Littlehampton and Bognor Regis in 1938. There is also colour footage of the Brighton Bell, images of maintenance being carried out on trains and carriages, bridge construction and the modern signal cabin at Brighton in operation.
Fire in Their Eyes
|Date||[ca. 1937]; 1968; [ca. 1978]||ID||3106|
Archive footage of the Haywards Heath Fire Brigade just prior to the Second World War is followed by images of vintage fire engines and of fire service demonstrations at Expo Sussex '68; an Open Day at Haywards Heath Fire Station in the 1970s; local fires; and the International Fire Training Centre in Gloucestershire.
A Holiday in Denmark
Both colour and black and white footage documents a holiday to Denmark, including the flight from Croydon airfield, the beach at Tisvildeleje, and Copenhagen street scenes.
[Trip to New York]
Colour footage depicts a trip to New York, with views of Times Square at night, Harlem, a baseball game at the Yankee stadium and Wall Street. The transatlantic journey from Southampton to New York, on board the Cunard ocean liner Queen Mary, is also documented in black and white footage.
|Date||[1937 - 1946?]||ID||1141|
A compilation of films beginning with the Coronation procession of King George VI, followed by wartime parades in Sevenoaks.
A home movie showing family members and their dog at home and on holiday during 1937. The film also features the Camberley Carnival of the same year, and two weddings at St. George's, Camberley and St. Peter's, Old Woking. The family holiday at Hove and tour around the north Devon coast.
[Spithead Naval Review; Air Display at Hendon]
|Date||20 May - 26 June 1937||ID||1422|
Battleships and cruisers at the Coronation Fleet Review of 1937, during which the HMS Victoria & Albert III is seen, open the film, shot by H A Voss, an amateur film-maker. Biplane and Bristol Blenheim fighter planes take part in the air display at Hendon, staged and filmed in the same year.
[School children in playground; Wedding]
This amateur film captures scenes of children playing in the grounds of Fernhurst School in the late 1930s. Clearly excited by the presence of the film-maker, the children pose in large and small groups and play up for the camera. Scenes from a nearby wedding at the Parish Church are also recorded, as well as a football and netball match.
Showing 76 to 90 of 294 results.