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[Holidays in Scotland]
|Date||August 1935; September 1936; 1937; 1938||ID||1442|
Footage of harvest time and a trip to Scotland, featuring a stay at Gleneagles and a visit to the Forth Bridge, are followed by scenes of summer holidays in Felpham, West Sussex.
[Visit to USA and Canada]
An unknown family set off for New York from Southampton on the Berengaria, a Cunard White Star liner, in 1935. Scenes filmed onboard and sightseeing in New York are included.
[Social Functions And Days Out, Sevenoaks Cine Society]
|Date||[ca. 1937]; [ca. 1949?]; 1950 - 1951||ID||1142|
Members of the Sevenoaks Cine Society take a trip on the Woolwich Ferry paddle steamer 'John Benn' in the late 1930s. A brief colour sequence records an outdoor gathering. In 1950 and 1951 they are gather together at the Society's black-tie Christmas parties and annual dinners.
[Miscellaneous Family Scenes]
Family scenes filmed by Mr. Rudd include a view of the 1937 Cronation parade in colour, scenes in Scotland and further colour footage of a European holiday and cruise through Germany and Denmark.
[Military Sporting Events and Activities]
This set of black and white films features various sporting events attended by Nazi officers. Horse racing and show jumping events are seen, followed by a race at the Nurburgring and a group boarding a train decorated with flags and a Kraft Durch Freude (Strength Through Joy) banner. The final film is of a group of Hitler Youth flight cadets at their barracks.
Britain in Colour
This well-made amateur film features scenes of people and places in the south east of England and further afield. Rural scenes and traditional farming practices are recorded in and around Reculver, Kent in the first part of the film. The second part features comparatively busier scenes from the market town of Richmond and coastal towns and villages on the North Yorkshire coast.
[Arundel; Shoreham; Southsea; Isle of Wight]
This colour and black and white film show views of Arundel village and castle. Internal shots of the castle and grounds are shown in detail. The film then shows a miniature railway in Southsea, and paddle steamers on the Isle of Wight followed by a tour around the coast of the Isle of Wight, including Sandown and Shanklin piers, The Needles and lighthouse.
Dinard and Paris Exhibition
This colour and black and white film shows a family holiday to France, visiting Dinard, St Malo and Le Mont Saint-Michel. The second film shows highlights of the International Exposition dedicated to Art and Technology in Modern Life with the German and Soviet Union Pavilions adjacent to the Eiffel Tower along with gardens and street scenes and several Parisian landmarks.
A thirty minute film by architect Joseph Emberton recording scenes encountered on a business trip to New York in 1938, accompanied by Leonard and Doris Thompson, owners of the Blackpool Pleasure Beach. The film features scenes aboard a cruise liner and in New York, Coney Island and Atlantic City.
Amateur footage from the late 1930s of the buildings, bridges and canals of Venice. The film-makers capture the atmosphere of the city, filming it both from land-level and from a moving gondola.
Watery Trail: River Medway
This well-made amateur film with intertitles chronicles the River Medway, tracing it from its source at Turners Hill to its mouth at Sheerness, capturing the places and industries which line its banks.
Round The Town
An amateur film with intertitles which tours Folkestone in the immediate pre-Second World War era. The film was made by members of the Martin Walter Ltd Garage which features heavily.
[Visit to China and Korea]
Footage of pre-Second World War Japan and Korea filmed by Swedish diplomat Tor H. Wistrand. He films temples and palaces, street scenes and The Great Wall of China. The film has intertitles and contains the only known pre-Second World War colour footage of Korea.
This film includes a series of garden scenes, a fox hunt meet and a sailing trip on a river or canal as filmed by C. Ernest Shippam in 1938.
In the Medway Valley
A lengthy amateur film with intertitles which charts the course of the River Medway from its source to Aylesford. In addition to filming the ever-changing size and speed of the river, the film-maker gives special attention to the mediaeval stone bridges which straddle it. The people, vessels and animals which populate the river are also filmed.
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