Screen Archive South East is a public sector moving image archive serving the South East of England. The archive's collections of magic lantern slides, films, videos and associated materials capture the many varied aspects of life, work and creativity from the early days of screen history to the present day and serve as a rich and invaluable historical resource.
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Family Christmas in East Grinstead and Woodingdean
There isn't a battery in sight in this Christmas film from 1967 but we do see the pudding being made and sense the thrill of presents being opened.
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There's an air of excitement in this amateur film from 1967 showing a family's preparations for Christmas - as well as the big day itself. The cake is stirred, the pudding is boiled and the children are seen busily opening present after present. We even see Grandma and Grandad in bed opening their gifts. Meanwhile, Mum gets a dressing gown and Dad gets cufflinks while the children stage a puppet presentation.