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[Trains & Transport]
|Date||[ca. 1930s - 1950s]||ID||3375|
A compilation of amateur material recording trains, locomotives and railway stations in England and the United States of America. The film also contains footage of a Battle of Britian dogfight in which one of the pilots is forced to parachute from his plane.
[Schneider Trophy Flights, Calshot 1931 (HCR)]
This black and white newsreel film provides highlights of the development of the Rolls-Royce Engine used in the Supermarine Rollys-Royce S.6.B. seaplane along with the plane and pilots competing in the Schneider Cup/ Schneider Trophy on 13th September 1931 from Calshot. This film has intertitles throughout.
[Croydon Aerodrome; Margaret's Wedding]
|Date||1932; 27 March 1943||ID||2741|
In 1932 patriarch Moses Nightingale takes his family to view the biplanes at Croydon Aerodrome. Many of them gather again eleven years later for the wedding of his granddaughter Margaret Payne to Captain Jim Walker of the Royal Norfolk Regiment at All Saints' Church, Sanderstead.
Camping in Guernsey 1932
|Date||1932 - 1934||ID||6221|
A group of young friends go on a camping holiday on Guernsey. They take a train, ship and a flight in a small plane. The group of men set up camp and go surfing in a small cove.
[Ross Family Pictures I]
|Date||[ca. mid 1930s]||ID||564|
A compilation of home movie material showing family gatherings in gardens and family outings to a shingle beach where the men play to the camera, pulling grotesque faces. There is also footage of aircraft at Croydon Aerodrome, including the Lufthansa JU-52 D-AFER 'Franz Büchner' which has a Swastika emblem on its tail fin.
[Ross Family Pictures V]
|Date||[ca. mid 1930s]||ID||570|
This home movie compilation opens with images of a handful of adults skating on a frozen lake. The film continues with footage of several air shows and of family outings to a shingle beach. In addition, Mr and Mrs Charles Ross visit Croydon Aerodrome where they observe numerous aircraft including the Imperial Airways planes 'City of Coventry' and 'City of Washington'.
[King's Mead School Trip to Croydon Aerodrome; Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race; Funeral of King George V]
|Date||[ca. 1933 - 1935]; 1936||ID||2956|
An amateur film-maker films the planes taxiing, landing and taking off at Croydon Aerodrome; follows the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race on the River Thames; and records the funeral cortege of King George V from a high vantage point.
This film contains footage of Shoreham Air Show in the late 1930s, with various aircraft and parachute teams flying over the airfield performing routines for the air display. Continued from TID: 8957.
[Aeroplanes at Shoreham]
This film contains footage of Shoreham Air Show in the late 1930s. Various propellor driven aircraft stand stationary on the airfield as well as taking off to perform in the air display. Later shots show spectators on the ground walking amongst the aircraft. Continued on TID:8598 with scenes of the air display.
[Empire Air Day]
This edited film features the May 1936 RAF Tangmere Empire Air Display. Several Hawker Fury Mk I planes are seen taking off and landing, followed by an Avro autogiro flying over the airfield.
[Grant: Voyage to America]
A voyage aboard the RMS Queen Mary to New York City, with a tour of several landmarks, a trip on the Elevated Railway, the district of Harlem and Coney Island. The trip includes a flight aboard an aircraft to visit the Niagara / Horseshoe Falls and later the return trip on the RMS Aquitania. The colour has a red cast and is de-saturated.
This edited colour and black and white films highlights places of interest in Croydon, Surrey. The film has intertitles throughout and opens with images of Croydon. The film includes material from Croydon Aerodrome/ Airport, aircraft movement, the 1920s terminal building, panorama footage from on top of Park Hill Water Tower, Coronation lights on Croydon Town Hall at night and Kings Wood bluebells in bloom.
[Tangmere Air Display]
|Date||25 May 1937||ID||8965|
This edited film provides highlights of the 1937 Empire Air Display on May 25 at Tangmere Air field in which several RAF squadrons took part - 1, 43, 72, 87.
News From Hollywood
Amateur fiction film about a Hollywood actress 'Rita Marblo' who visits Bognor Regis but hides from the press. Two plucky reporters from the local newspaper try a number of scams to get an interview or a photograph. They finally get an exclusive picture of her departing by air.
[Visit to America]
Colour amateur footage with intertitles of trips to the United States of America. The film includes footage of Washington and New York, as well as of an American Football match and the suburban homes of family friends and associates.
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