Film ID: NEFA 20291 LAMBS AND WATERFALLS 1930s Visitor TabsDescription A compilation of home movie footage and commercial films produced or compiled by William Gargate, a policeman from Leadgate near Consett. Includes sequences of a family feeding lambs on a farm, and exploring rugged countryside and waterfalls in the Thorpe Thewles or Teesdale area. Children paddle in a stream, possibly Thorpe Thewles Beck. Views of a family sitting and walking around an enormous waterfall, possibly High Force. Three horses stand in a field. Two children reach over the fence separating the adjacent footpath towards them. A woman pushes a child on a swing, possibly at Thorpe Thewles. The child plays on a see-saw. A toddler plays on a beach possibly at Seaton Carew. On a farm, a woman feeds lambs from a bottle. Another woman and a child each pick up a lamb. The boy poses with the lamb in front of the camera. A boy cranks a millstone or knife sharpening wheel stone. A car is driven across an open field of grass. A family explore a stream running beneath a bridge or viaduct, probably at Middleton in Teesdale Panoramic view of hilly rural countryside of Teesdale. A man walking hand-in-hand with a young girl waves at the camera. Various rural panoramic views either at Thorpe Thewlis or Teesdale A man scratches a cow or bull’s head between its horns, and behind its ear. View of a tug (?) boat on a river. A woman leads two boys by the hand along a beach to the sea possibly at Whitley Bay. A group of boys paddle in a stream at Thorpe Thewlis. Seaside scenes: a rough sea crashes over rocks along the shore. Crab pots or kreels are stacked up on a harbourside at Craster. A pier leads to a fort (?) or lighthouse. Sea swimming. Boys swim in a tidal swimming pool at Hartlepool – along the wall behind them is painted, “DEEP SIDE”, and a triangular three tier diving board. Views of a fast-flowing river lined with craggy rocks, flowing through a series of waterfalls at Cauldron Snout. A woman plays tennis on a tennis court. Views on a [the family?] farm. A child pedals a toy car. A boy chases a bull. Close-up view of a sea urchin being held in the palm of the hand. (Pathe) Title: The Stichopid. Its very thick skin is contractile; its [sic] crawls by means of its suckers. View of the creature wriggling. Title: THE ASTERIA OR STAR-FISH. Certain species possess as many as twenty arms. Very voracious, it feeds on molluscs. Close-up shots of a starfish. Title: L’OPHIURID. Its arms are simple locomotive organs, for it crawls on the sea-bottom and does not swim. View of the creature. Title: THE OPHYOGLYPHA LACERTOSA. This invertebrate has a glossy and speckled skin, and is one of the most elegant of the species. View of the creature. Title: COMATULID. Its food, consisting of small animal organisms tat it meets, is carried to its mouth by its tentacles. View of the creature. Title: Pathescope Presents Title: No. 2 Madouck Our Pet Bear in Cannibal Land Part Two [Commercial cartoon] Title:- Astronomy DAY AND NIGHT Movie designs by M.MONNIER The Earth’s Rotary Motion [Commercial film] [Following this, another commercial film depicting an aero-acrobat climbing onto the wing of a bi-plane] [Following this, home movie footage continues] A boy plays with a dog in the garden. Close-up portrait shots of a man and a woman holding the dog in the arms close to their faces and petting it. Title: A Daring Dive Title: At Torquay (England) an intrepid swimmer has accomplished a brilliant nautical achievement. Title: She has dived off the top of Saddle Rock at a height of 69 feet. View of the woman diving. Title: This movement is too rapid in the ordinary way to allow your eye to appreciate its harmony. Slow-motion view of the woman diving off the cliff. Title: Then, she dives amidst a splashing of luminous drops of water. View of the woman hitting the water, in slow-motion. Title: Imagine what 69 feet represents: the height of a 5 storied house and you will appreciate the daring of this young swimmer who is only 13 years old.