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This colour and black and white edited family film features the family home in Ottershaw between 1940 and 1942, a visit to Somerton in Somerset and Mr Giles in his Auxillary Fire Servce (AFS) uniform with Bugatti Fire Engine. The family are also seen playing with toys in the garden, ice skating on a frozen pond, at a sports day event and scenes of a rugby game at Allen House School.
[Birthday; Winter Scenes]
A home movie from 1941 featuring the Brocklehurst family. They are seen at home celebrating their eldest daughters birthday and out and about in the countryside with friends. The film hints at the impact of the war, with a soldier at home on leave and the family car being prepared for storage.
[Winter Scenes; VE Day Celebrations]
|Date||[ca. 1945 - 1946]||ID||5124|
The opening part of the film [not included in online clip] shows a double exposure sequence of the family playing together in the snow, followed by a second sequence of double exposed shots [included in clip] of a VE Day procession.
[Scouts at Ashenground; Show; Rover Investure; Air Scouts; Camp; Parade; Rally; Gala]
This black and white film shows several Scout based sporting and performing arts events including a swimming competition, a variety stage performance or 'Gang Show', mixed shots of several camps and rallies and snowy scenes of a parish church and Scouts playing winter sports.
[Wisborough Green; Trip to London; Wedding; Fair; Snow]
|Date||January 1946 - January 1947||ID||1674|
Film of the Gowlland family, featuring the children at home and on outings to Wisborough Green, London, a farm and a fun fair. They attend a wedding, and at home, the children have a fireworks display, play the piano and celebrate Christmas.
[Fancy dress party etc.]
|Date||1946 - 1947||ID||396|
A home movie capturing a fancy dress party and various other family activities mainly at a house in Shirley near Croydon occupied by a member of the Woolsey family. The second half is a fictional film called 'Counterfeit' about a criminal and his accomplice, written by a family friend, Hector Hampton.
[Family and Local Scenes: Cricket, Seaside]
|Date||[ca. 1940s - 1950s]||ID||4809|
Members of the Cosgrove family are filmed enjoying outings and holidays to sandy beaches, London and Devon, participating in scouting activities and playing in the snow in this home movie compilation.
[Sunday Outing; Winter Scenes; White Cat]
A film with various scenes including: a group on an outing in a three-wheeled car; the film-maker's home on St Peter's Place, under heavy snow; shovelling snow and a snow ball fight; a man eating a leg of turkey; other family members; a group sledding down a hill, and portraits of a young woman with a white cat in the front garden.
[Family Events of 1948]
The Gowlland family at home in Croydon and on outings during 1948. The film begins with heavy snow at their home. In spring the children play with a toy 'steam wagon'. In summer, they visit Sussex, going to the beach at Fairlight Cove, as well as Eastbourne, Gatehouse Farm, and Rye. Further scenes include a trip to London, the children getting a puppy 'Timmy', the London to Brighton Veteran car run and a visit to the grandparents.
[At the seaside: Outing to Cambridge]
|Date||1949 - 1950||ID||391|
Woolsey family scenes at home in the garden of their house in Shirley, near Croydon, in Surrey, while visiting friends in Cambridge, and on holiday to St. Mary's Bay, near Dymchurch, in Kent, at the beach and miniature railway, across the years 1949 and 1950.
[Family Compilation: Wellington Cottage; Party at Hampton; Longford Cottage; Visit to Newbury]
|Date||[1949 to 1955?]||ID||7404|
Lewis family scenes, featuring Hilary Lewis, his wife Katherine and children Tim, Lin, Elizabeth and Caroline, in the 1950s. The children play and dance in the garden at their Hampton home, ride horses in nearby fields and go swimming at an outdoor pool. Aunts and grandparents are also included, and many scenes are filmed during winter, the countryside blanketed in snow.
[Conference; Trip to Clothing Factory; Dunford Shop]
This film shows a business trip to a conference in Buxton, followed by a visit to a clothing factory "James Stewart and Son Ltd. Clothiers" with seamstresses working at benches and using steam presses. The next sequence shows a compilation that includes a steam train entering Brighton station, two men playing golf; snowy scenes of Brighton [near St. Peters Church]; the family shop in Brighton with the family posing as mannequins standing in the window.
[Adelboden Ski Resort]
This black and white and colour film shows a family holiday to Adelboden, Switzerland. The film includes landscape views from a cable car, an alpine train, shots from several mountains; followed by scenes of the family taking part in skiing; curling; hockey; tobogganing; and playing in the snow. The film ends with shots of a rough sea from a boat.
Gowlland Film [Film Diary For 1950]
Film of the Gowlland family in 1950 at home and on outings to Fairlight Cove, London, Cambridge and Gloucestershire. The family also attend a wedding, and celebrate Christmas at home.
Local Scenes; Family Pictures
A compilation of scenes filmed by Mr Phil Ellis. They include records of day trips and events within the South East of England such as a motorcycle run from Tattenham Corner in Surrey down to Brighton.
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