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A charming amateur film with intertitles which lovingly chronicles the residents, workers and events which populated the Kent village of Speldhurst in the mid-1930s. The film includes images of the 1935 Silver Jubilee celebrations which took place locally.
[Outing to a Zoo; Trip to Germany; African Village]
|Date||[ca. 1935 - 1936]; [ca. 1946-1947]||ID||3524|
This amateur film begins with B&W images of a trip to a zoo and a holiday to Nürnberg. It continues with colour footage of a traditional rural African village and the tribal people who inhabit it and the surrounding area.
This film compilation shows several coastal and landscape scenes, opening with colour scenes of a Church, Tudor style cottage, traditional flint dry stone wall, views of a rural village, with sheep in a field and view of a River or pond. A series of black and white scenes follow, showing several tents pitched in a field, views of a river and ships moored in a dock.
Mr Williams records family scenes including his son's first steps in a family garden in Peacehaven, Christmas Day activities in 1935, and a family picnic on the beach at Rottingdean. The film closes with a brief shot of the young boy dressed as Cupid for the Rottingdean fair.
[Mr and Mrs Corder Wedding and Honeymoon]
The first part of this film shows the wedding or Mr Geoffrey Corder and his wife-to-be. The second part shows the couple on their Honeymoon in Devon or Cornwall (?), including seaside and village views. The couple visit a Butcher and go on a picnic, possibly in St. Ives (?).
Rose Cottage - Norfolk
This deteriorated colour experimental (?) Kodachrome film follows Geoffrey Corder on holiday with his fiance and family in Lowestoft and in Norfolk, at a picnic, visiting a farm and on a beach. Lowestoft's Claremont pier (?) is seen along with views of an English market town and of the family's holiday home 'Rose Cottage'.
[Fancy Dress Cricket; Beach Fun]
This black and white holiday film opens with a comedy cricket match, with cross-dressing competitors at a holiday camp, with chalets lining the field of play; followed by the family visiting a tower windmill and spending time on a beach.
[Wrexham; Oxford; Welsh Coast]
This multi-reel colour film (with some magenta and green cast) shows a family trip through the towns of Wrexham in Wales; the university town of Oxford; and enjoying a seaside family holiday to the Welsh coast.
[Fernhurst Village Bus]
This short amateur film includes scenes of children and adults boarding two Aldershot and District buses in the village of Fernhurst. Once onboard, the children lean out of the open windows and wave to the camera. The film also includes shots of a group of Girl Guides posing for the camera in their uniform.
[Family Scenes; Boating; Children]
|Date||[ca. 1937 - early 1940s?]||ID||5422|
This family film features Stella Reed and her family on a beach holiday, on a pleasure boat trip, in a garden, and in the countryside. One of her sons learning how to swim.
[Climbing in France]
This edited and intertitled pre-war film shows a group of friends on a climbing trip in the Rhône-Alpes Savoie region of France. The group plan and make preparations at home in a garden, before packing their belongings to set off. In France, the group climb and walk, with views of rural village life, plants and wildlife. The group stop at Pralognan, the waterfalls of the La Fraiche valley, Val-d'Isere and Col de L'Iseran.
[Holiday in Eastbourne]
|Date||[ca. 1936 - 1939?]||ID||9803|
This film features the Corder family on holiday in Eastbourne. The family visit the village of East Dean, Beachy Head and the Seven Sisters seafront with the Belle Tout lighthouse on the cliffs above.
[School children in playground; Wedding]
This amateur film captures scenes of children playing in the grounds of Fernhurst School in the late 1930s. Clearly excited by the presence of the film-maker, the children pose in large and small groups and play up for the camera. Scenes from a nearby wedding at the Parish Church are also recorded, as well as a football and netball match.
Broadway, One of England’s Prettiest Villages [England in Coronation Year; Country Gardens]
This family film shows a family visit to the village of Broadway in Worcestershire in the Cotswolds, as well trips to the towns of Leamington Spa and East Grinstead. The family explore several large homes, gardens and rural spaces as they explore the countryside. [Note: there is a pink/magenta cast to this film]
Among Our English Friends
This compilation of colour family film, shows footage of Austin Reed's house along with those of his friends in Surrey and Buckinghamshire in 1937. The film is edited together with subtitles, marking changes in location or introducing friends and family.
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