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[Local Scenes and Family Pictures]
A compilation of films by an amateur film-maker. The films include family outings, scenes at a livestock market and a historical pageant. The pageant also includes a brief scene showing Christopher Robin Milne (son of author A.A.Milne) leading a group of children dressed as characters from his father's books: Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Tigger and Kanga.
[Whitsun Tea Parties; Beach; Boating; Bike]
|Date||May 1935 - June 1935; May 1936 - June 1936||ID||6086|
Film of the Newman family with friends and on holiday. Amongst other activities, they have tea with friends on Whit Monday and travel with their daughter to Bournemouth where she plays on the beach.
[Christmas; Life at the Home]
|Date||[ca. 1948; 1949; early 1950s]||ID||12270|
An amateur film of everyday activities at Fegans Children's Home at Stony Stratford in the late 1940s and early 1950s.
[Sports; Old Boys Reunion 1949; Camp]
An amateur film of a sporty Visitors Day at Fegans Children's Home at Stony Stratford along with an Old Boys Reunion, a camping trip to the seaside and a Commemorative Day event in 1949.
This film shows the family on several caravanning holidays in the UK; a visit to London to watch the Trooping of the Colour; the inspection of the guard of honour at Guildhall; a boating event at Henley and watching a group of army cadets on parade and at a Physical Training display in a playing field. This film is intertitled throughout.
|Date||[ca. 1952 - 1958?]||ID||9809|
This colour film shows a race at Silverstone, Northamptonshire in the 1950s. The film focuses on the cars passing one of the viewing banks on a corner of the track, opposite the lap counter board. Crowds of people are filmed watching the race from platforms or sitting on the roof of their cars.
[Yardley Gobion Boys Home]
An amateur colour film with intertitles of the boys at Fegans Yardley House Home for Little Boys in Northamptonshire.
[News Items: Dennis Vehicles]
|Date||[1966?]; 1967; 1968||ID||1619|
Four newsreel extracts filmed by Pathe and Movietone, from the late 1960s, showing new products from Dennis Bros. Ltd. The films include footage of the 24th International Commercial Motor Show at Earl's Court.
[Dennis Fire Engine Tours Guildford, Godalming and Haslemere]
Images of the new Dennis F.44 Fire Engine driving around the streets of Guildford and Godalming, and on country tracks. The vehicle, with its Rolls Royce engine and automatic gearbox, is also filmed at Silverstone racetrack where it out-performs the Dennis F.36 Fire Engine. [Additional Siverstone material on TID 1620]
[F.44 Dennis Fire Engine Test Drive]
The latest Dennis Fire Engine, the F.44, is given a test drive through the streets of Godalming and on country tracks. It is also pitted against the F.36 model at Silverstone racetrack, where its superior performance is watched by chief fire officers. The film has an accompanying commentary.
[Trip to Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire]
Mr. and Mrs. Gillings take a trip to Croyland Abbey, Peterborough's gothic cathedral, tulip fields in Lincolnshire, Spalding Nursery and Aviary and the canal at Stoke Breune in Northamptonshire, before returning to Brighton.
[PFA Rally Sywell; Redhill Aerodrome]
This short amateur film features members of the Tiger Flying Club from Redhill at the Popular Flying Association Rally. The film includes scenes of small aircraft on the ground and in the skies over the airfield. The film ends with short scenes of a gliding weekend at Redhill Aerodrome.
|Date||26-27 August 1984; 1984||ID||5908|
This film shows a series of visits to notable landmarks and historic buildings in the home counties including Uffington castle and the 'Horse and Vintage Vehicle Show', Oxfordshire; The Mill at Sonning; Church of the Holy Sepulchre (Northampton); Tower Bridge and Pool of London at St Katharine's Dock; Windsor Great Park with Leptis Magna monuments and Memorials, Berkshire; and the Charles Dickens Centre and Chalet in Rochester.
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