Detail

Title ID 4197Collection ID504
TitleSpain
Date[1968?]
CollectionHarrison / Williams
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionHoliday
ThemeTravel
KeywordsAnimals Beaches Cultural Heritage Holidays Leisure Time Activities Sport Swimming Tourism Travel
Location
LocalBarcelona
NationalSpain Europe
Credits
ProductionMr Harrison
CameraMr Harrison
EditorMr Harrison
FormatColour Silent
Duration14 min. 47 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

Amateur footage of a holiday to Spain, taken by a member of Brighton Cine Club. The film features footage of a bullfight.

Description

The film opens with images of a Spanish beach, local hotels and a games of boules. The retired holidaymakers socialize in their swimming costumes by the pool. A sequence dedicated to a bullfight follows. The matadors enter the ring in triumphant procession, acknowledging the crowd before the bullfight begins. Holiday excursions also include trips to a tropical garden, an old town in the mountains, and a coach ride to Barcelona where Gaudi's Sagrada Familia is filmed. The film ends with footage filmed from inside an aeroplane as it takes off and flies over the Spanish countryside.

Stills

A still from [Holiday in Spain] (1968?) showing people sitting by a poolA still from [Holiday in Spain] (1968?) showing a bull fight