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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.


Home movie


Amateur film production Family life


Pioneers of Personal Film




United Kingdom



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