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Horse Tale

William Lloyd Ellis of Pwllheli celebrates daughter Fiona’s love of horses in this compilation showing her on seaside ponies and trekking.

Home movie 1960 3 mins Silent

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Opening with endearing shots of his fearless daughter Fiona and a foal getting acquainted, this compilation created by William Lloyd Ellis celebrates his daughter’s love of horses, showing her on seaside ponies and out trekking. William Lloyd Ellis bought a camera on becoming captain of Pwllheli Golf Club in 1958 and created a number of short dramas utilising the golf club and acting skills of local people who became an enthusiastic audience when the films were screened.