Detail

Title ID 7397Collection ID976
Title[Exhibition in Brussels; Ploegsteert War Memorial; Trip to Holland; Folkestone Scenes; Wedding]
Date1958
CollectionJoan Irons
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionHoliday
ThemeLeisure Family Life
KeywordsBeaches Exhibitions Ferries Memorials First World War (1914-1918) Leisure Time Activities
Location
LocalPloegsteert Folkestone Charlton
RegionalKent Greater London
NationalEngland United Kingdom Belgium France The Netherlands Europe
Credits
ProductionJoan Irons
CameraJoan Irons
FormatColour Silent
Duration18min. 32sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

An amateur silent film featuring various outings including scenes from a visit to 'Expo 58' and Ploegsteert War Memorial.

Description

This film features scenes from a visit to Belgium, France and The Netherlands. [Online clip starts here] The film shows 'Expo 58' with the fountains, Atomium monument, and several pavilion buildings; followed by a visit to Ploegsteert War Memorial to the missing (CWGC). The latter part of the film [not included online] shows the family on the beach at Folkestone and at the wedding of a friend in Charlton, London (underexposed in places). The film ends with shots of a teenager talking to the camera.

Stills

[Exhibition in Brussels; Ploegsteert War Memorial; Trip to Holland; Folkestone Scenes; Wedding] (1958)