Film ID: YFA 1755 ADRIAN 1 FAMILY FILM 1956 Visitor TabsDescription This is the first of a series of films made by Derrick Walton of his son, Adrian, from birth through childhood. This film his first year, including his christening. Title – Adrian Stephen Walton August 31st 1956 A nurse carries Adrian out of the maternity hospital at Skipton General Hospital to the waiting family car and passed to his mother. Adrian is held by a woman neighbour who comes across the road on their arrival home. Others also hold the baby, including grandma, while in the back garden there is a long line of washing. Mother changes his nappy, bathes him and bottle feeds him in front of a coal fire. Adrian is shown sitting on a chair, lying on the floor and being rocked to sleep by his mother. A cake is shown for Adrian’s christening, and he is with all the family outside a church. He is later held by his parents in the front room at Christmas time, with cards on string pinned onto the wall along their wedding photograph. Adrian lies in his pram with a teething ring and has a bottle of juice, before playing with some newspaper. He is then fed some solids, and has a laugh as he gets bounced up and down by his dad. They take him to see his aunt and he lies in his pram. They go for a drive out to the country in their Morris Minor. Grandad takes him for a walk along the road with his dog. The film ends with grandma carrying Adrian around the garden to see the flowers.