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[Hangzhou and a trip to the Baochu pagoda]
This film opens with shots of West Lake, Hangzhou with structures built into the river bank. The Simpsons and their group go on a guided walk, ride on traditional open Jiao or sedan-style litter chairs through the rural countryside and tour the lake.
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.
Cricket at Cuckfield
|Date||27 July 1929||ID||3087|
A compilation of scenes that includes a group gathered in a garden and a cricket match in Cuckfield.
People and Places
An amateur film showing scenes of family and friends at leisure in locations around the South of England with intertitles throughout.
What a Hunt
This silent black and white fiction film shows a parish vicar hosting a garden party in the village of Norbog. But guests get a surprise when they come face to face with an escaped lion. A car accident leads to a romance, as a large group of villagers search for the lion. Upon returning to the church yard they find a child in a lion costume... is this the lion?
This film shows short clips of a bi-plane flying over head and the Shippam family playing a game of golf in a garden. Five men with golf clubs prepare to hit golf balls simultaneously whilst standing in a line, behaving mischievously, hitting golf balls at each other.
[Lambs; South Berkshire Show]
This black and white film provides highlights of sheep farming, the family showing their Suffolk Punch strong horses at a South Berkshire rural show and scenes of a hunting party led by a huntmaster, with his large pack of hounds.
[Manor House and Gardens]
The film includes various brief scenes: a child on a beach; cars on a rural road; pigs on a farm; a girl with a Shetland pony; several people in a garden; a boy with a dog; a woman playing with the dog in a garden; two women walking in a garden; a family group with children in the garden; ending with a woman and a man golf putting.
Moving History - A Year in a Kentish Hop Garden
A lyrical film that chronicles a year in the hop gardens of Kent - featuring fields being ploughed in January, hop poles being erected in March, plants growing in Spring, harvesting in August by legions of hop-pickers and the hops being finally dried in oast houses in September. The film ends with scenes showing charcoal production for the oast houses' furnaces.
[Girls at Claremont School]
|Date||[ca. early 1930s ?]||ID||1368|
A compilation of amateur film recording outdoor events at Claremont School For Girls in Esher. In the late 1970s the school amalgamated with Fan Court Preparatory School for Boys to form Claremont Fan Court School.
[Woodlands; Challock Home]
This black and white film opens with a family on a walk in woodland filled with bluebells, accompanied by their cat and dogs. An interior tour of a 1930s family home, includes a room by room view of their ornaments and decor. The family are then seen relaxing together for afternoon tea in the garden.
[Manor House Estate; King George V Silver Jubilee; Family; Holiday; Airfield]
This film shows the Reed family making preparations to celebrate King George V Silver Jubilee with intercut shots of The Royal Landau passing the Austin Reed Store on Regent Street and Pathe film of the procession. The next part shows a family at the seaside and in the garden. Scenes at an air display feature amateur aircraft including a Le Pou du Ciel HM. 14.
|Date||1933; 16 April 1934||ID||6963|
This black and white intertitled film provides highlights of J-Class, 12-metre and 8-metre yachts and smaller boats at Cowes week - a sailing regatta held in the Solent off the coast of the Isle of Wight along with the launching of Endeavour a J-class yacht from the Camper and Nicholsons shipyard in Gosport.
[Toddler and Family; Garden Scenes; Beach Holiday]
This family film features Stella and her family at home and on an outing to a seaside. The family also visit their holiday home and a small playground and zoo.
This edited and intertitled travelogue film shows a cruise from Folkestone, England to the Stubai Valley, near Innsbruck, in Austria. The film also includes descriptive intertitles highlighting local agricultural processes, regional customs, and traditional Tyrolean dress. The film shows views of the rural mountainous villages of Mieders and Fulpmes in Tyrol. The final section shows the film-makers returning to the UK via ship.
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