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Members of the Hidson family and friends attempt to sail a motor cruiser from Southampton to Gillingham during the summer of 1965. The eventful journey is captured by a family friend in this amateur film.
Journey Home Stage Two: Durban to Cape Town
A clip from the second part of the Puttock family travelogue showing the Durban to Cape Town leg of the trip. The film focuses on life aboard a cruise liner in 1968 named "The City of Port Elizabeth ". Scenes begin in the city of Durban as viewed from "The Bluff " in the west of the city above Durban Harbour, followed by scenes on a beach, the family watching a tribal demonstration, visiting a Zoo and [not included in online clip] an Aquarium; followed by scenes aboard ship.
This family film opens with snowy scenes of the family home and garden in Chobham, Surrey, followed by scenes of the family on holiday in Cornwall, Dymchurch, Thurleston, Norfolk, West Bay and boarding a P&O ferry the SS Oriana, on route to Australia (?). This film is intertitled throughout and has an animated opening title.
[Ramsgate to Richmond]
This film shows a family boat trip from Ramsgate around the North Kent Coast, through central London to Richmond Pier on the River Thames.
[East Kent Road Car Company Ltd.]
A compilation of material featuring East Kent Road Car Company buses and employees from the 1960s. East Kent buses are seen at the Eastern Docks at Dover, at a coach rally in Brighton and at Canterbury supporting the Christmas appeal.
This colour family film opens with winter shots of the family home in Chobham, a family wedding followed by the family on holiday in Cornwall, Devon, Norfolk and Sussex. A brief shot shows Mr Giles in St Peter's Hospital in Surrey.
[The Bowater Light Railway]
This short amateur film shows the last journey made on the Bowater Light Railway. As well as people riding the line, the film includes shots of Ridham Docks, various steam locomotives and a brief glimpse of the paper mill at Kemsley Down. The film also briefly captures a large crowd of people taking part in a ceremony to mark the occasion.
Our Incredible Journey
This film was made by Mr Horrobin to record a family holiday to Glasgow and the Scottish Highlands. The film records the journey up to Scotland by car as well as many of the sights visited by the family. They travel by car as well as taking a boat trip from Glasgow.
[A Glimpse of Yugoslavia]
This amateur travelog-style documentary explores the former country of Yugoslavia supported by a voice-over and commercial music soundtrack. The film tours the regions of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia and Croatia; visiting areas of cultural note, markets and countryside.
A Closer Look
This colour travelogue-style film shows highlights of an English school educational trip aboard the ship SS Uganda to Italy (Venice), Cyprus and Greece with excursions and tours to historic attractions in several villages and towns. The film also shows scenes aboard ship for those on the voyage.
The Year of the Voyage
A travelogue film of a cruise from England to Poland, culminating in a visit to Warsaw. The film consists of many scenes aboard the Polish Ocean Lines ship TSS Stefan Batory, and brief stops at various ports including Rotterdam. There is a long section showing views of Warsaw, including the Sappers' Memorial, the Old Town Square and the Royal Castle, and scenes of the group visiting friends in the area.
The Making of Kent
A documentary about the work of the planning authority in Kent, focusing on the character of Kent - as expressed through its buildings and architectural history.
[Patcham House Special School: Football; playground; Jubilee; Outings]
A compilation of amateur films filmed by the headmaster of Patcham House Special School. Pupils and staff are seen on numerous class outings, at play at the school and competing at the 'National Spastics Games'.
[Victorian Story at Dover Docks]
A film beginning with a man dressed as a Victorian doctor (?). It then cuts to footage of the operations at Dover Docks, including the hovercraft.
[Waverley at Whitstable]
This film follows the paddle steamer 'Waverley' as it travels from Whitstable and Gravesend, then on to central London down the Thames. On board, a local sea cadet band plays to entertain the passengers.
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