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[Australia Visit and West Sussex]
|Date||[ca. 1930 - 1935]||ID||3451|
An Amateur film showing the Sadler family in various locations, featuring a trip to Australia on board the P&O ship, SS Strathnaver, traveling via the Suez Canal. The film also shows the Sadler family's shop in Chichester and a number of family scenes.
[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.
[Bushey Fire Brigade; The Joke]
Scenes of a building after a fire and an Inex Motion Picture comedy sketch, produced by Jack Ellam in the 1930s.
[Miscellaneous Topics: Boating, Ice-hockey, Holidays, Amateur Drama]
Holiday scenes off the coast of Madeira, on outings, a cruise, and a boat trip down the Norfolk Broads, filmed in the 1930s.
St Bartholomew’s Hospital
A tour of St Bartholomew's Hospital, a voluntary hospital in Rochester. This professionally made film with intertitles informs the viewer of the costs involved in the delivery of modern and efficient health care. It was made to serve as a fundraising tool.
People and Places
An amateur film showing scenes of family and friends at leisure in locations around the South of England with intertitles throughout.
[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 Members; Garden Scenes; Car Race; Wedding]
A compilation of amateur home movie material which includes footage of a multigenerational family in a garden, members of the family feeding chickens, cars racing along country roads, a woman driving off from the family home in her car, and a doubles tennis match.
[Family in the Garden; Cars. Etc.]
A compilation of home movie material which includes footage of family and friends in a garden, portraits of an elderly man looking in a shaving mirror, and young men driving their sporty open-top car along a suburban road.
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 (?).
[Brighton Beach and Activities]
This edited black and white film provides highlights of a variety of different leisure time activities and events undertaken by the Hilson family.
Welcome to Croydon
The film opens with a banner ‘Welcome to Croydon’. There are street and market scenes with trams and buses passing by. A couple change a flat tyre in a country lane. Scenes of towns in Surrey and Sussex include roadside picnics, motorcycles and sidecars, and views from Box Hill. Views at Birling Gap are followed by the group on the beach at Ryde and Shanklin where they play cricket. Various picnic scenes follow, and the film ends with views of the Brooklands race track.
[Nuns; Boat Trip]
This film shows a series of scenes of the Shippam family during a visit to a chapel, followed by views of a working harbour, filmed by Ernest Shippam in the 1930s.
[Tour: Departure at Folkestone [?]]
This short film shows a ship moving into port slowly passing the camera, followed by shots of several men standing on boat deck dressed in hats and leather driving coats. A motorcar is lifted off the harbour and hoisted onto the deck of a ship. A group of men then crowd another man holding a sheet of paper, possibly awaiting further instructions. The film ends with a close up of several older men talking then turning to look at the camera (continues on TID: 6463).
[Tour: Loading Car on Board]
This short film (continued from TID: 6462) shows several men standing on deck dressed in hats and leather driving coats talking to each other as two motorcars are hoisted onto the deck of a ship by a crane (additional ship deck shots on TID: 6481). The film closes with shots of several cars driving off the ship, once it has moored in a port.
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