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[Garden Fete at Broughton House]
|Date||30 June 1926||ID||866|
A traditional English garden fete takes place in the grounds of Broughton House near Sevenoaks. This professional film with intertitles focuses much of its attention on the local people who attended the event.
['Nutmead' Play: 'Hazeldene Orchestra']
|Date||1927; 1928; 1931||ID||2433|
Percy and Eleanor Grace Nightingale and friends perform a brief play in front of the camera in the garden of their Crawley home 'Nutmead'. The 'Hazeldene Orchestra', under the conductorship of its founder Moses Nightingale, celebrates his 70th birthday and its 50th anniversary with a musical performance in the garden of 'Hazeldene'.
[Xmas at Hazeldene. Picking Spring Flowers]
Members of the Nightingale family gather in the snow-laden garden of the family home 'Hazeldene' - they build a snowman, have a snowball fight and play musical instruments. The film also contains footage from the following Spring of the Nightingale women picking wild primroses and daffodils.
[Town and Family Scenes at Broadstairs]
|Date||1929 - 1938||ID||1019|
A compilation of scenes and events in Broadstairs, filmed on various dates in the mid and late 1930s with some scenes from the late 1920s. Items include a visit to a lighthouse, a Keep Fit class, horse riding, the Bohemia Theatre and the return of Rhine Army troops in 1929.
Friends and family of Ruth and Moses Nightingale are entertained by a brass band (the West Crawly Silver Band?) in the garden of the family's Crawley home 'Hazeldene'. The immediate family gathers again on Boxing Day, performing to the camera in march-pasts, exiting and re-entering the house. The footage was shot by at least two members of the family.
[Family Scenes; Horse Riding; Fun in the Garden]
A compilation of home movie material which focuses on a multigenerational family enjoying leisure pursuits in the garden, the countryside and at the beach.
[Family with Horse. Cello Player. Children. At the Seaside]
Home movie material of the film-maker's toddlers sitting in 'saddlebags' on either side of a pony and playing in the garden. There is also footage of his wife playing a cello, and of various children swimming in the sea.
[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.
[Holiday in Middelburg, Holland]
This film shows a series of market and street scenes filmed outside Middelburg Town Hall by Ernest Shippam during a holiday in Holland in 1931. Several women in traditional national dress pass the camera carrying their shopping, accompanied by young children.
[Leisure Scenes at Camp; Games and Frolics]
This black and white film shows officers from the Queen's Royal (West) Surrey Regiment dressed in uniform and civilian clothing playing games and generally messing about on a camp. (continued from TID: 8972)
[Girl's Gymnastics Display]
This black and white film opens shows a group of girls from the Bund Deutscher Mädel (BDM) undertaking outdoor physical training, gymnastic exercises and athletics events, supervised by nuns. Groups of girls in day wear gather to watch the sports events. Women dressed in traditional dresses perform dances and sing together, then sit down for a meal before attending a prize giving ceremony.
[Hazeldene Orchestra]. Golden Wedding Celebrations at 'Hazeldene'
|Date||16 June 1931; 23 April 1934||ID||2733|
This home movie records the 1934 golden wedding celebrations of notable Crawley residents Moses and Ruth Nightingale. Family and friends join them for commemorative photographs in their Sussex garden. Three years earlier the garden plays host to a performance by the Hazeldene Orchestra in celebration of Moses' 70th birthday and the Orchestra's 50th anniversary.
An amateur film with intertitles which records some of the public spaces in Worthing during the 1930s. The film has prolonged images of the promenade and the beach, as well as footage of the town's public gardens and parks.
This black and white film documents the family's trip aboard the SS Homeric, stopping off at ports along the route: Gibraltar, Barcelona, Monte Carlo; and Tangier (?). With views of local attractions, hotels and scenery, from a moving vehicle and on foot.
This edited and intertitled travelogue film shows a cruise from Folkestone, England to the Stubai Valley, near Innsbruck, in Austria. The film also includes descriptive intertitles highlighting local agricultural processes, regional customs, and traditional Tyrolean dress. The film shows views of the rural mountainous villages of Mieders and Fulpmes in Tyrol. The final section shows the film-makers returning to the UK via ship.
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