A Little Place in the Country

Item number (ISN):
352274
Fonds/collection:
WOODLEY, Charles Devenish

General access conditions for collection

Consultation:
Open
Reproduction access:
  • With written permissions / Avec les permissions écrites
Accession number:
2004-0059
Media:
Film
Title:
A Little Place in the Country
Part:
1 of 1
Production date:
1949/1952 ?
Production company:
  • Charles Devenish Woodley (Photographer)
Production Credit:
  • photography/editing/scenario, Charles Devenish Woodley
Description:
  • Film about the Woodley’s at their place in the country. It shows: “Farm for Sale” sign on a gate; the Woodley boys, Doug and Bill, go with their father for a look at the property; they pick flowers; their mother is at work in the kitchen; the boys pick flowers and give them to their mother, who puts the flowers in a vase; boys with lawn mower; the Woodleys clean up, putting discarded items such as a toilet in a pile outdoors; a group of friends come for a visit; the family resumes the clean-up work after they leave; scenes of the boys planting and gardening; the father paints walls; the boys walk in the woods; an intertitle says that after the rain, the family repaired the roof; the father on a ladder; roof repairs; one of the boys brings a box of berries to Mrs. Woodley; Mrs. Woodley eats one; views of fruit on trees in the orchard; an intertitle shows Mr. Woodley and the boys cursing the birds who are eating the fruit; they throw stones at the birds to shoo them off; the boys go into the house and come out with sticks; a chase ensues; views of the youngest Woodley, baby Lorne; picking fruit; Mrs. Woodley with Lorne; Lorne eating; intertitle states that the garden grew; shots of the garden; boy hoeing and the two boys harvest corn; they bring ears of corn to show their mother; close-ups of the corn; intertitle reads “we keep our camera busy”; Lorne in playpen in outdoor sunshine; boy with camera taking pictures of Lorne; close-up of the baby; baby waves to camera; dog digs beside foundation of the house and boy is beside him before they run off; intertitle explains that they found a skunk; dog getting a bath; intertitle says that cleanliness has been a problem; cut to scene of Mrs. Woodley washing the baby in a sink; one of the boys takes a bath in a small metal washtub; the boys help their mother do the laundry outdoors using an old wringer washer; man hangs clothes on line; the baby looks on; the boys explore the meadow; they walk down path with dog; close-up of ladybug on leaf; boys use magnifying glass to peer at insects on leaves; close-ups of snail on twig; boys run through meadow; boy with butterfly net; boy with jar; more insect close-ups; close-up of Monarch butterfly; close-up of large striped caterpillar; boys in the garden; boys harvesting apples; bushel baskets full of apples; large group of friends come over; intertitle says a shift in the wind breaks up the party; cut to scene of the boys shovelling manure; Mr. Woodley finds the “Farm for sale” sign lying in tall grass; he shakes his head and throws the sign away. Closes with “The End”. <17mn 55s>
Language:
  • Silent with English intertitles
Copyright Status:
Under copyright.
Copyright Owner:
  • copyright owner : estate of Charles Devenish Woodley
Restrictions on Consultation:
No Restrictions / Pas de restrictions
Notes:
  • 1. Identification of the footage completed with the assistance of Bill Woodley, son of Charles Devenish Woodley.
  • 2. Source of title: head title on screen.
  • 3. Intertitle says this is presented by C.D. Woodley.
Source:
DSINTRNL - 352274

Detailed Holdings

Vault ISN: 395254

Format:
FILM
Location number:
    • 2004-05-0036
Number of items:
1
Gauge:
8MM
Kind of Sound:
SIL
Colour:
Colour
Stock:
ORIG
Footage:
232FT
Max. shrinkage:
1%
Made from:
    • DEPOSIT
Status:
MASTER

Vault ISN: 415777

Format:
VIDEO
Location number:
    • V7 2005-10-0164
Number of items:
1
Duration:
106:54
Scan Mode:
MINI DV
Made from:
    • DEPOSIT
Status:
MASTER

Vault ISN: 415781

Format:
VIDEO
Location number:
    • V8 2005-10-0002
Number of items:
1
Duration:
106:54
Scan Mode:
DVD
Made from:
    • DEPOSIT
Status:
REF

Vault ISN: 741653

Format:
FILM
Location number:
    • 2015-11-0001
Number of items:
1
Gauge:
35MM
Kind of Sound:
SIL
Colour:
Colour
Technical Description:
INTERNEG
Footage:
1182FT
Made from:
    • 2004-05-0036
Status:
PRT.ELEM

Vault ISN: 928751

Format:
VIDEO
Location number:
    • 352274-001
Number of items:
1
Kind of Sound:
SIL
Colour:
Colour
Duration:
12:56
Scan Mode:
DPX2K
Made from:
    • 2004-05-0036
Status:
MASTER

Vault ISN: 928752

Format:
VIDEO
Location number:
    • 352274.MOV
Number of items:
1
Kind of Sound:
SIL
Colour:
Colour
Duration:
12:56
Scan Mode:
PRORES2K
Made from:
    • 2004-05-0036
Status:
REF

Vault ISN: 928753

Format:
VIDEO
Location number:
    • 352274.MP4
Number of items:
1
Kind of Sound:
SIL
Colour:
Colour
Duration:
12:56
Scan Mode:
H.264
Made from:
    • 2004-05-0036
Status:
REF
Date modified: