Title ID 3347Collection ID1291
Title[Family Barclay Film II: Holiday Scenes]
Date[ca. 1930s]
CollectionBarclay Family
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent Artist/Film-makerNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeFamily life
KeywordsBeaches Camping Swimming Parks Rural Areas Holidays
LocalSouthgate St Michael Mount
RegionalHertfordshire East Sussex Greater London Cornwall
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionNot known
Format9.5mm Black & White Silent
Duration13 min. 31 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


Family scenes filmed on a camping trip in the 1930s by an unknown cinematographer.


A woman walks down a residential street on a road through a village. Seaside scenes follow. Bathers bob in the breakers. Conical tents have been erected in a field near the sea, where a woman goes to fetch water from a tap. Chairs have been positioned in a park. A man plays with a dog and ball by a football goal in a park in Southgate, North London. A parade is seen, held to celebrate the grant of borough status to Southgate, North London. A tram and Town Crier, smiling at the camera, as he passes by. A boating lake and church are seen. A young woman rides a bicycle on a country lane in Hertfordshire, stopping at a gate. She is seen laughing and smiling to the camera, before she takes up the camera to film the young man filming her. Further seaside scenes follow of St Michael's Mount, Cornwall.