An elderly couple at home. Granny enjoys knitting, children reading books, and girl operates rotary iron. (clip)

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Reference number: 3709

Date: 1937*

Sound: silent

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 1.50 mins

Description: Family home life in Cumbernauld.

Shotlist: Family sitting together reading, sewing, or knitting. The family members could possibly be Grandparents, mother and a young woman and young boy. (.20) C/u of the grandmother putting on her glasses to knit. (.44) C/u of the grandfather sitting on his easy chair reading. (1.07) Scene with the mother, young woman, and boy sitting on a sofa. The mother is doing some embroidery, the young woman is looking at letters (?), the boy has a magazine album. (1.22) The mother demonstrates how to use the machine to press table cloths. (?) The young woman takes over the task. (1.50)