Comments

Two 16mm film 1) 16mm b & w film of the Foot family. Shows scenes at Corbiere showing JMT bus, the lighthouse, people paddling, holiday homes, people looking into rock pools, a dog, the mail boat passing the lighthouse, on the rocks, the dog swimming and going back to the house. Colour film showing picnics at St Catherine and Petit Port, shots of Francis Foot gardening [he started the well known Foot records hop in Pitt Street, St Helier] and scenes at La Retraite, a traditional Jersey farmhouse. 2) 16mm b & w film of the Foot family. Shows a picnic at La Saie, Francis Foot and his son Reginald Foot, a family shed being demolished at Eglantine, Millbrook, women in traditional costume making black butter, Dora Foot, Margaret Foot, née Vernon, the wife of Francis, in traditional bonnet. Shots of the liberation of Jersey including the visit of George VI and Queen Elizabeth on the 7th June 1945 [poor quality]-19 mins 40 secs.

Reference

Q/05/A/136

Date

1930 - 1948

Names

Elizabeth, Queen, Consort of George VI
George VI, King of Great Britain and Ireland, 1936-1952
Foot, Margaret, née Vernon
Foot, Dora
Foot, Reginald
Foot, Francis
Foot Family
Jersey Film Archive

Keywords

mail boats | Boats | Dogs | Farms | black butter | traditional dress | Royal Visits | Liberation | demolitions | Gardening | Lighthouses | picnics | Beaches | Buses | films | Corbière Lighthouse | La Retraite | Eglantine, Millbrook | Petit Port | St Catherine | Corbière

Dimensions

1 video cassette

Language

English

Level of description

file

Access Restriction

This item is available to view in the Audio-Visual Room of the Jersey Archive

Closed until

2100

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