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[The Seasons at Otford]
In this film, Mr. Newman documents a year in Otford, filming the countryside around Otford, as the seasons change over the year.
[At the seaside; Sailing]
Home movie footage, shot at the beach near a family's seaside home in Sussex in the 1930s. A great deal of sailing footage is also included.
[Family Scenes: Seaside]
This short amateur film from the 1930s features Harry Guermonprez, co-founder of the Bognor Regis Film Society and members of his family on the beach at Bognor Regis and on holiday on the Isle of Wight apple picking.
Moving History - A Year in a Kentish Hop Garden
A lyrical film that chronicles a year in the hop gardens of Kent - featuring fields being ploughed in January, hop poles being erected in March, plants growing in Spring, harvesting in August by legions of hop-pickers and the hops being finally dried in oast houses in September. The film ends with scenes showing charcoal production for the oast houses' furnaces.
[Sports and leisure; Family Scenes I]
|Date||[ca. 1931]; July 1938; August 1939||ID||3230|
A compilation of home movie material which captures the Flavell family and friends playing and relaxing at the seaside, in a garden and on a bowls green during the summer months. The children are also filmed participating in various school sports and activities.
[Family Scenes; Royal Navy]
This film shows scenes from the Shippam family house and grounds, along with sailing and a garden party (filmed partly in colour).
In England’s Garden
This documentary records the manual work done on Kent farms between spring and autumn, namely the harvesting of corn and hops in an era before farming became fully automated.
[Holidays in Scotland]
|Date||August 1935; September 1936; 1937; 1938||ID||1442|
Footage of harvest time and a trip to Scotland, featuring a stay at Gleneagles and a visit to the Forth Bridge, are followed by scenes of summer holidays in Felpham, West Sussex.
[Otford Methodist Church Events]
|Date||11 July 1935; 18 July 1936; July 1938; 1 July 1939; 10 July 1939||ID||6129|
Film depicting an outing to the seaside, interspersed with short 'safety films' such as a Charlie Chaplin sketch, and Popeye. The outing is possibly a trip with the Church to Folkestone, during the summer of 1936, and later in the summer of 1938.
Beside the Seaside
Margaret Grierson's film, with commentary written by W.H.Auden, presents a day out for Londoners at their south coast destinations. Leaving London during a heat wave, they make their way to Brighton, Broadstairs, Ovingdean and Eastbourne to swim, dance, chatter and enjoy the Palace Pier's amusements.
Symphony of the Seasons
Seasonal imagery of English nature has been edited into a linear format, tracing the passing of a year. Intertitles quoting lines of classical poetry introduce the different scenes.
Bognor Regis: Out and About During the Year
Two films of Bognor Regis scenes, filmed and compiled with intertitles by Dr. MacFie. Family members and pets feature heavily as they make trips to the beach, playing fields, bowling green, Butlin's, countryside, gymkhana and various Bognor events.
[“Cathkin” House Compilation]
|Date||1936; 1938; 1950; 1951; 1953||ID||1419|
A collection of films of "Cathkin", the Voss family home, featuring scenes of the children playing in the garden in summer and winter, and tennis matches with friends. A school sports day and wedding are also included.
|Date||7 - 20 June 1936; 19 June - 3 July 1937; 23 July - 6 August 1938; 6 - 26 August 1939||ID||6131|
This film documents the Newman family's various holidays to the seaside, including trips to Margate in 1937 and Westgate in 1938.
[‘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.
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