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House of Jan and Pete: A Birthday

Sarah celebrates her 18th birthday surrounded by family and friends - but before she gets her front-door key she must endure the 'bumps'

Amateur film 1984 14 mins

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This charming and nostalgic film shows the Mantle family celebrating their daughter Sarah's 18th birthday. Party scenes are intercut with an album of photos showing Sarah at various ages. Meanwhile family and friends consume cake and beer while enjoying a variety of dances including the Conga, the Hokey Cokey and the Twist. After receiving a present of a box of crisps, Sarah has to endure the bumps before cutting the cake and getting the keys to the Mantle home.