ARTICLE: Q&A WITH JAN MORAN NEIL
We have some fascinating home movies and travelogues from the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s held within our Jan Moran Neil/Linda Ralph collection. It’s a nostalgic collection documenting post Second World War working class family life and captures golden moments from that period. Highlights include celebrations of the Queen’s 25th Jubilee in 1977 featuring the Queen and Prince Philip arriving and greeting people as well as some fantastic scenes of Jubilee’ street parties with Union Jacks, homemade crowns and long tables filled with party food. The collection mainly depicts London but also documents UK caravan holidays and trips to Paris and Venice, including various scenes of Orange Men parading in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
We spoke to Jan Moran Neil about the collection to discover what the footage means to her and discover the real gems of footage she cherishes most.