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[Coronation Naval Review; Holiday; Hay Farm]
This film features a Royal Naval Review at Spithead, Southampton to commemorate the coronation of King George VI. The Reed family view the display aboard a pleasure craft. The second part of the film provides scenes from the family's visit to Instow in Devon, that includes a trip to the beach and a working farm.
|Date||[ca. late 1930s]||ID||9339|
This short black and white film shows street scenes of the historic fishing village of Clovelly, North Devon. Views of Steep Street with The Ship Inn, the Harbour, close-ups of the donkeys used to carry tourists up the steep hill, and portraits of local people (some shaky shots). [Additional material of Clovelly on TID:9343].
[Chalice Well at Glastonbury]
This short black and white travelogue film shows several noted landmarks in Somerset that includes the Chalice Well at Glastonbury, exterior views of Wells Cathedral and the Plague Cross at Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire.
[Tea; Stilt Walking in Garden; Horse Riding]
|Date||[ca. 1938 - 1939?]||ID||8608|
This mixed colour and black and white film shows the family eating a meal, playing in the garden and on a day out riding horses in the countryside (Barnet?), stopping at a public house for refreshments.
[Exit from Church; Rosenmontag Floats]
|Date||28 February 1938||ID||9316|
This film begins by showing a congregation leaving a church in a rural village. The next sequence shows scenes at a 'Rosenmontag' street carnival in 1938, with parade floats and marching bands. The film has intertitles throughout.
This edited black and white and colour film shows the Corder Family on Holiday in Dorset. The family take a boat trip to/from the Poole coast, spend time on the beach at Sandbanks and exploring the rural countryside.
[A Visit to Java, Bali and Sumatra, Angkor Wat and Bangkok]
An amateur film-maker records his journeys around South East Asia, capturing on film the indigenous peoples, temples, dances, and landscape. The film contains the only known pre-war colour footage of some of the most renowned Balinese dancers, including I Ketut Marya (Mario).
[Home and garden scenes; Springtime; Bluebells; Child at play]
|Date||1939 - 1940||ID||4515|
This amateur film captures aspects of village life in Fernhurst in springtime in the late 1930s. The film-maker records part of his journey on the train from London to West Sussex and whilst in the village films a visiting circus and children playing at home in their gardens.
[North Devon; Glastonbury]
This short film shows views of the coast at Ilfracombe, a trip to the medieval village of Dunster, with views of the High Street and The Yarn Market building, behind a row of parked cars. A woman tours the ruins of Glastonbury Abbey.
[Hove Camp Site; St. George's Day]
This Scouting fllm shows scenes from camps, parades and swimming activities by several troops of Cub, Boy and Rover Scouts.
|Date||[1942 - 1955?]; 1987||ID||3415|
A portrait of the village of Lindfield spanning several decades, focusing on the architecture, gardens and villagers. Scenes around the village in the 1940s and 1950s are interspersed with views of the village in the 1980s.
[Parades; Games; Camp]
An edited film of St George's Day parades by West Sussex district Cubs, Scouts, Brownies and Guides through the Haywayds Heath, Balcombe, Slaugham areas, on route to or following church services. Other scenes include several Guiding or Scout camp events, sporting activities using local school grounds and parades with company standards, flags and marching bands.
A film with various colour and black and white scenes that include a group of children on a residential street with workmen behind them; portraits of two wedding groups - the first in a garden [several members in forces uniforms) and the other outside a church; scenes of a wedding reception for a second pair of newlyweds; a christening gathering in a garden; colour scenes of several children playing with bubble pots outdoors and playing a game.
[Fernhurst School May Day Revels]
|Date||[1944 - 1945?]||ID||4514|
The May Day Celebrations of Fernhurst School are captured in this amateur silent film. Pupils, some decorated in folk costume, parade through the village to a nearby field, where they take part in maypole and other traditional dancing. The May Queen helps to serve tea to the children before they return to the school.
[Village Life in Cobham]
A portrait of village life in Cobham in 1944. The film follows villagers as they walk through the quiet streets and lanes, head into shops and pubs and wander past the church and almshouses. The film also features the film maker's children as they walk and ride through the village.
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