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[Violette Cordery Motoring World Tour]
This multi-reel film shows a series of stops on a World Tour by Miss Violette (Violet) Cordery, an English female motorist travelling in an Invicta car travelling 10.266 miles, by road and sea. The tour includes UK; France; North Africa; India, Australia; USA, and Canada. [Only Reel 1 is shown in the online clip].
[Family Barclay Film II: Holiday Scenes]
Family scenes filmed on a camping trip in the 1930s by an unknown cinematographer.
[Miscellaneous: Guards; Caravan Holiday; Family Scenes]
|Date||[ca. 1930s - 1940s]||ID||3897|
The film opens with a silent Movietone News clip covering King Edward VIII on 16 July 1936 attending the Trooping of the Colour and the assassination attempt. The next section shows the Coronation Scot rail service from Euston to Glasgow. Black and White and Colour footage shows family scenes on a camping holiday and in a domestic garden.
[Morning Routines on Army Camp]
This black and white film shows men of the Queen's Royal (West) Surrey Regiment on a training camp (?) dressed in bath towels undergoing drills and marching during their morning bathing routines.
[Morning Camp Scenes]
This short black and white film shows the morning routine of soldiers from the Queen's Royal (West) Surrey Regiment on a training camp. The men wash with a cloth and brush their teeth in the openings of their tents. Others undertake drills and parades. The men also carry metal trays or containers foutside a row of tents (possibly emptying dirty water or collecting fresh water ?). This film is partially out of focus, but contains some scenes of male nudity.
Scenes filmed by Mr. and Mrs. Rudd while on a caravan tour of Scotland, passing over rivers and through the mountainous landscape, taking picnics on the coast and camping by lochs.
Items From the Here and There
A selection of films compiled with intertitles by Dr. Victor Don, including bought-in films of South America, golf techniques and animals, and his own footage of the boys and his family. The reel was first shown to Ashford and Kingsmorth Beavers and Scouts in 1933.
[Scouting Voyage on the SS Calgaric]
|Date||12 -29 August 1933||ID||9332|
This film shows a voyage by Lord and Lady Baden-Powell visiting troops and companies of Scouts and Guides as they cruise the Baltic on the SS Calgaric for an ‘Argosy of Peace’. The film includes scenic views of the nations visited, with welcome parades and greetings by dignitaries, national costumes and uniforms, speeches, processions, dances, games and meals.
[Scouts and Pulborough Outing]
|Date||July 1934; August 1934||ID||504|
Two short films by an unknown amateur film-maker. The first shows scouts at camp, the second shows members of a Deaf Association on a daytrip.
A Filmic Review No: 1
|Date||[1934 - 1935?]||ID||1114|
A compilation of amateur material which includes footage of some of London's famous landmarks, such as Trafalgar Square and Piccadilly Circus, the floats being paraded at Birchington Carnival, Beaulieu Abbey, Cobham's Air Display, Margate's seafront in the height of summer, and Land's End.
[Scouting; Bank Holiday at Hastings; Visit to London; Holiday in France]
A home movie compilation which includes footage of Scouts, Cubs and Rangers on camping trips; events at Hastings over a Bank Holiday weekend; a visit to London and a holiday in France.
A charming amateur film with intertitles which lovingly chronicles the residents, workers and events which populated the Kent village of Speldhurst in the mid-1930s. The film includes images of the 1935 Silver Jubilee celebrations which took place locally.
[War Time at Mile Oak School; Boys Camp; Family Scenes]
|Date||[ca. 1935]; 1937; 1942||ID||239|
A compilation of amateur material shot by the Headmaster of Mile Oak Approved Boys School. The film includes footage showing the impact of the Second World War on the school - pupils are filmed building air-raid shelters, as is the aftermath of a bombing raid.
[Army Camp Scenes; Men on Parade; Marching]
This film shows the Queen's Royal (West) Surrey Regiment on and off duty at a campsite.
[Tank Demonstration; Camp Scenes; Parade]
This collection of short black and white films show the Queen's Royal (West) Surrey Regiment watching an armoured car/tank gun demonstration by a fleet of vehicles in open countryside(?). The Queen's Royal (West) Surrey Regiment military band parade in a field, playing instruments whilst the bandmaster conducts them.
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