Title ID 3217Collection ID519
Title[Goodwood Hunt]
CollectionStaley Family
Genre/TypeAmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeFashion Family Life
KeywordsAnimals Beaches Family Hunting Social Class Clothing Fashion Accessories Coats Hats Shoes Suits Trousers Games Boats
LocalBognor Regis Goodwood
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionRalph Staley
CameraNellie Staley; Ralph Staley
ParticipantsPam Staley (daughter); Ralph Staley (father); Nellie Staley (Mother); Mrs Staley (Ralph's mother); Silvia Richeux (later married to Dr Robert Staley)
Format16mm Black & White Silent
Duration16 min. 20sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


Film of the Staley family at home and on outings, including attending a hunt meet at Goodwood. The film begins with scenes of the family on the beach at Bognor and on the Esplanade. At the hunt meet servants bring out trays of 'stirrup cups' for the huntsman, and the hunt sets off. Mrs Staley and daughter Pam are also seen with horses at the stables.


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Contextual information

Fashion Notes: The film contains examples of everyday wear for different generations. The film shows suits and coats, particularly fur-trimmed styles are abundant and a variety of hat styles, including cloches. The film also shows men in full hunting regalia and has examples of men and women’s riding wear.

Fashion keywords: bowlers, cloches, coats, flat caps, neckties, riding boots, riding breeches, shirts, shooting jackets, sports clothing, suits, sweaters, trilbies, walking sticks

For further information see Screen Search Fashion online resource.

Related resources


Screen Search Fashion

This online resource provides a thematic guide for students interested in fashion and dress. The site offers pathways into aspects of fashion and dress as depicted in archive film from the inter-war period in the Screen Archive South East collections.