The East Anglian Film Archive, the first and largest Regional Film Archive in England, was established in 1976. Since 1984, EAFA has been owned and operated by the University of East Anglia, Norwich (UEA), to support research and work to preserve our moving image heritage. More than 250 hours are freely available online as examples of the wide range of film which attracts interest the world over.
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Tennis and Bowls at The Barclays
1930s home movie of a tennis party with the Salter and Bird families at a country house in Norfolk.
From the collection of:
Fun times for the Salter and the Bird families from Norwich, who enjoy a game of tennis and a game of bowls at a Norfolk country house in this home movie footage captured in the 1930s.
Mrs Bird is a life-long resident of Norwich who brought a collection of family films to the East Anglian Film Archive in the early 1990s. The films in the collection were shot by her father, Guy Salter, her mother and later by Mrs Bird herself. Her father bought the camera, a Cine Kodak, in Rochester New York, whilst on a business trip for Colmans in the early 1930s. Guy Salter had entered the firm of Colman's as an accountant and was to leave it as the Chairman many years later.