• Description

    Item title reads - Fathers camp with sons.

    Gilwell Park, Chingford, Greater London.

    Various shots fathers and sons arriving at the camp. M/S tents and new comers arriving. Various shots men and their boys erecting tent. M/S Jack Vander-Molen holding stake while son Jonathan drives it into ground. C/U as Jonathan hammers the stake and misses it, his father overbalances trying to get out of the way. M/S fathers and sons cooking and serving food. C/U Fred Hunt cooking while his son Terry eats. C/U Hunt, pan down to food cooking in the billy-can. M/S as a father takes a pie from a field oven. M/S father dishing up food. M/S group of fathers and sons eating. C/U father eating. C/U son eating, pan up to a father. M/S Mr Mitchell and son doing the washing up.

    Various shots fathers and sons building bridge. M/S of the bridge being built, a boy falls in. M/S as fathers and sons have a boat race and the sons quickly go into the lead. C/U the two boys in their boat. M/S and C/U as Ted Gazzard and his son Peter sit outside their tent drinking a night-cap. M/S other fathers and sons seated round fire. Interior M/S of tent, as Bruce Easter and his son David from Great Yarmouth settle down to go to sleep.

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    British Pathé
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    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:58:00 / 01:36:49:00
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  • Appears in...

    Great British Outdoors fatherhood Camping with tents Bognor2 Dominic Sandbrook Emma Kennedy Bedlam - Britishness How to be a good parent, 1940s-60s GM 2013 - Great Outdoors Woodlands stake
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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