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Dyer, Frederick Simpson: Children’s Party and Beach (1941)


In this silent colour home movie, Frederick Simpson Dyer records his daughter Janet’s sixth birthday party and a family holiday by the beach.

Curator’s notes

Amateur home movie maker Frederick Simpson Dyer made a number of 16 mm film home movies covering the years 1936–1943 and recorded family events such as outings, holidays and birthdays (of which we see two examples here).