Detail

Title ID 1697Collection ID105
Title[Holiday in Scandinavia]
Date1957
CollectionGowlland Family
Genre/TypeAmateurFamily Home MovieIndependent AmateurNon-fictionHoliday
KeywordsBeaches Buildings Cars Holidays Lakes Landscape Travel Villages
Location
LocalCopenhagen Odense Oslo Ribe Romo
NationalDenmark Norway Europe
Credits
ProductionGeoffrey Price Gowlland
CameraGeoffrey Price Gowlland; Amy Gowlland (Peggy)
ParticipantsGeoffrey Price Gowlland (father); Amy Gowlland (known as Peggy) (mother); George Mark Gowlland (known as Mark) (son)
FormatColour Silent
Duration32 min.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

Film of members of the Gowlland family on holiday in Scandinavia, revisiting many of the sights they went to on their trip to Denmark in '52 and Norway in '54. In Denmark they pass through Ribe and Romo, go to Hans Christian Andersen's house in Odense and see the Little Mermaid statue in Copenhagen. In Norway, they go to the Holmenkollen ski jump, revisit the Vigeland Sculpture Park in Oslo, and take in the landscape and culture of the region.