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  • Home life
  • Leisure and recreation


  • Amateur


  • 1940s

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Reference number: 10083

Date: 1942c

Director: filmed by William Dick Brown

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 14.20 mins tbc

Description: Amateur footage of a family at home in South Africa.

Shotlist: [B/W] Children eating in a garden, South African teenage girl feeds the youngest of the children. Woman sitting beside them, knitting then playing with a dog. [COL] [continuation of same scene] Sign for Hill Crest. Train arrives. Toddler playing with a red toy phone. Children playing in the garden with a wheelbarrow. Boys and woman play with a cat. Family in a garden. South African man and woman play with one of the boys, pushing him around in a wheel barrow. [B/W] Boy jumps into an outdoor swimming pool. Man and woman play with young children in the pool. Family and local children playing in the garden. [COL] Overexposed shots of boys rolling around on the grass in the front garden of a large house. More playing in front of a sign for Botha's Hill Hotel, West Durban.