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The Church in Action in the Hop Gardens of East Kent
This intertitled silent film, produced by the Church of England Temperance Society, shows the society's work amongst the annual hop-picking communities of East Kent. The film highlights the day-to-day activities of the hop-pickers and the church's mission activities.
|Date||June 1952 - March 1953||ID||127|
A compilation of scenes portraying family life produced by an amateur film-maker. Members of the Ellis family and their friends feature in the film, which includes visits to local places of interest and scenes of everyday life. Although silent, the film includes intertitles throughout.
This holiday film documents a family holiday to a rural lakeside location in Spain (Province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife ?), followed by scenes of the family relaxing next to a pool and aboard a ship or ferry playing deck Quoits and posing for the camera during a rough sea journey.
An extended and intertitled film showing two boys going on an outing to Hastings, visiting the gardens at White Rock with views of Hastings Pier, Pavilion and Bandstand; followed by an outing to the Pett Levels on a bus.
[Scenes at Selsey; Family Home Haltings]
Gladys Bishop films her grandchildren riding horses in a paddock, and her daughters and their children at Selsey beach, in 1952.
[Christening Party; Gardening]
This colour and black and white film shows scenes of Frances's christening party with a large family party in the garden where the children play. The second film shows shots of the children including: Valery riding on a pony, Peg and Michael in the garden, and mixed shots of baby Frances.
Horley Coronation Fete
|Date||30 May 1953||ID||2392|
The 1953 coronation celebrations are illustrated in this colour film of a village fete made by a local amateur cine enthusiast. The film features races, sideshows and stalls, pony rides, a fancy dress competition, a 'baby show' and visitors to the fete having tea and sandwiches.
[Family Album: West Parm Farm; Headley Heath]
|Date||1953; 1954; 1955||ID||8621|
This colour film shows the family group enjoying a Christmas meal and on a day out picnicking with their dogs.
Baby’s first years
|Date||[ca. late 1950s - early 1960s]||ID||1735|
This short home movie captures the first two years of a new baby boy's life; the baby is seen with his mother. The film contains a number of intertitles and signs as indications of the child's age.
[Remington Four-Most Shaver Christmas Commercial]
|Date||[ca. late 1950s]||ID||4142|
This Christmas advert for Remington Four-Most electric shaver, features a family gathering together at home on Christmas morning to open presents. The father opens and demonstrates his gift and its ease of use.
[Christmas; Wedding; Birthday]
This film shows several family gatherings, beginning with opening presents from Father Christmas, followed by the family on a countryside walk. Scenes of a wedding include the bride and bridesmaids entering the church, the family gathered outside and leaving on a train. The film closes with a boy leaving to go to school, and a birthday party with cake.
[HH Cub & Scouts Camp]
This edited film shows a series of scenes featuring the 1st Haywards Heath Wolf Cubs and Boy Scouts in a field camp, playing sports and preparing several meals - one with a clay oven. The film also shows a family group posing for portraits in a domestic garden and closes with a compilation of shots of several flowers in a garden.
Geoffrey H. Woodward films his wife Kay and young daughter Alexis at the beach and in the countryside. Mother and baby pose for the camera against a backdrop of cliffs, beached fishing boats on which children climb, and incoming tides. The film ends with close-up portraits of Alexis sitting up on a rug, in long grass and playing.
This family film shows several people gathered in the shade of a tree in a garden followed by a series of shots of a family gathered following a Christening at a church, as filmed by Ernest Shippam in the 1950s. (This film continues from TID: 6494)
[East Africa Road Trip]
This colour film provides highlights of a group on safari through Kenya, passing through several national parks and hunting lodges. By road, a group tour a coastal resort near Mombasa, crossing the Mtwapa bridge to continue through several Nature Reserves, filming wild animals and the rural landscape from a moving car.
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