Detail

Title ID 7658Collection ID990
Title[Family Scenes; Cornish Holiday]
Date1962
CollectionBrickell Family
Genre/TypeAmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionAlbum/Journal
ThemeFamily life Leisure
KeywordsBeaches Railways Trains Parks Play Children Family Roads Cultural Heritage Houses Aircraft
Location
LocalGlynde Haywards Heath (?) Lizard Point Helston
RegionalEast Sussex West Sussex Cornwall
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionRichard D. Brickell
CameraRichard D. Brickell
FormatColour Silent
Duration4 min. 15 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

This film shows the Brickell children walking to a park and playing on a miniature narrow gauge railway [Beech Hurst?], followed by a compilation of holiday scenes in Cornwall with the family walking along the cliffs at Lizard Point, visiting Trinity House and Lizard Lighthouse.

Description

This film shows a sequence of panoramas on a farmstead with machinery [damaged film], followed by family scenes showing two women walking with a group of young girls to a park. The children ride on a miniature gauge railway [Beech Hurst Park?]. The next sequence shows several views of a road from an elevated position, cutting to a group sat on a classic fire engine passing below on a roundabout [?], closing with a shot of a man attempting to hitchhike on the road.

The next part shows a series of coastal views of Lizard Point in Cornwall, followed by scenes of several family members standing on the cliff edge, looking over to the rocky outcrop and sea below. The children walk up to Trinity House and Lizard lighthouse from a coastal road.

A brief scene shows a rural landscape with a warehouse and a helicopter attempting to land [Dark shots]. [Not included in online clip] The film closes with a woman walking in a garden and with the family on a beach [overexposed ].

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