The East Anglian Film Archive, the first and largest Regional Film Archive in England, was established in 1976. Since 1984, EAFA has been owned and operated by the University of East Anglia, Norwich (UEA), to support research and work to preserve our moving image heritage. More than 250 hours are freely available online as examples of the wide range of film which attracts interest the world over.
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Geck Family Film Christmas 1962
A toy banjo and Groucho Marx novelty glasses-and-moustache supply all the fun for the youngest member of the Geck family at Christmastime.
Amateur film 1962 6 mins Silent
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Short but adorably cute family film, a lovely record of a typical domestic setting at Christmastime. As they often do at this time of year, this home movie concentrates in the main on the youngest member of the family, a young boy, who is thoroughly absorbed with playing with the new toys he has been gifted. Home movie maker Mr Geck recorded in and around Great Yarmouth and the Caister area in addition to capturing scenes of family life at home in North Walsham.
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