Vacher's "People's Archive - Part One"
first film is a marvellous insight into the life of the landed
gentry in Somerset in the 1930s.
The film was discovered by an enthusiast in Weston Super Mare
and after some clever detective work, he found the original
West brought them together for a film show in his cottage.
Chris Vacher's "People's Archive - Part Two"
this second film we visit the Somerset village of Compton
Martin in the 1940s.
film shows us a rather different pace of life when anyone
would help out, especially if there was a glass of cider in
Chris Vacher's "People's Archive - Part Three"
the third film we recapture the oily-hands, wind-in-the-hair
days of motoring in the 1940s and meet past and present members
of the Cheltenham Motor Club and the Bugatti Owners Club in
Vacher's "People's Archive" Part Four
fashions in tonight's film, which celebrates Swindon's Golden
Jubilee in 1950, will no doubt raise a smile.
was made by the town's film club and was sent in by a couple
of its longest running members.
Vacher's "People's Archive" Part Five
in post war Somerset in some rare colour footage, and some
black and white family movies filmed by a Gloucestershire
Vacher's "People's Archive" Part Six
film shows a Bristol scout camp in 1959. It was made by the
Bedminster troop scoutmaster, and his wife sent Points West
the film. The programme brought them together with Bedminster's
modern-day scouts to view the film where they saw some high
jinks you'd never see today!
film archival links:
West Archive On Demand
Nation on Film
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