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Girls Looking at Film and Giggling
Girls Looking at Film and Giggling

Girls Looking at Film and Giggling 1902

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Girls Looking at Film and Giggling 1902

1 mins United Kingdom

Just try to watch this Edwardian home movie without cracking a smile. The giggles of Mavis and Margaret Passmore as they examine a 35mm film strip are certainly infectious. The filmmaker, their father Herbert, makes the shrewd move of giving the girls something to do, adding the movement that separates this from a still photographic portrait. In capturing the life and animation of these giggling girls, this wonderful amateur film bridges the century between us in seconds.

Genres

Home movie

Tags

Amateur film production Family life

Collection

Pioneers of Personal Film

Released

1902

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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