clips show members of the Fane family outside the Manor house, enjoying themselves, taking part in various activities
This montage of clips from silent black and white amateur cinefilms made by the late Mr Jack Fane of Steventon Manor, Hampshire in the 1930s can be viewed in the "Gallery" section of this item.
The clips, 4 minutes 50 seconds in length in total, are just a taster of what can be seen on a recording of a longer reel of film held at Wessex Film and Sound Archive at Hampshire Archives and Local Studies.
The clips show members of the Fane family outside the Manor house, enjoying themselves, and taking part in various activities. They provide a fascinating glimpse into the lives of the members of one family in the 1930s.
Children play on a roller-coaster slide. Then, in a wintry setting, the family enjoy throwing snowballs at each other, and children are shown sledging down an icy country lane. There follows a clip showing a girl leading a small pony and trap around the garden, and children riding around in the cart. The next snippet shows children, perhaps at a party or village social event, eating cakes at a table and blowing on squeakers. The final clip shows a lady getting into a car and attempting to drive off.
Jack Fane was a sportsman and chairman of the British Board of Boxing Control.
Catalogue record for AV1362/1/V1 Jack Fane home movies
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