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Family Album 1961 - 1965
|Date||1961 - 1965||ID||362|
Footage of a family at home and on outings over the year. Includes scenes by the sea during summer and sledging in winter. There is also footage of a school sports day.
[Wedding Scenes; Combe Haven; France]
This film combines wedding scenes at the ceremony of two friends of the family in April 1961 with Dickins family holidays to Coombe Haven and France later the same year.
The Riviera; [France Italy and Switzerland]
A family holiday to France, Italy and Switzerland. As well as footage of a variety of towns and beaches, there is also footage of monuments, including the Tower of Pisa.
[Trip to Dover and Essex]
An amateur home movie featuring the Murray family in the early 1960s. The first part of the film features a military parade, stately home and various scenes of the children enjoying leisure time. The latter part includes scenes from a trip to Dedham in Essex and a nearby beach.
[Holiday to Turkey by Car]
On a holiday to Turkey, a family visit several countries including Austria, Germany and Italy. On their journey, they visit a former Second World War concentration camp, several mosques and explore round Venice.
[Somewhere On Sundays; Night Lights Display]
This intertitled film shows various leisure activities at the seaside and small towns of the wider Kent area and Hastings in East Sussex. Also shown is a visit to London, with views of Karl Marx's grave site in Highgate, along with Piccadilly Circus, Hyde Park and Victoria. The film begins with a short sequence showing neon advertising and street decorations in London. Advertising images and signage are prominent throughout the film.
The Channel Between
This short film shows a cross-channel trip from Dover to Calias. The film shows views taken on board the Royal Daffodil ferry, the local sights and landmarks of Calais (Hotel de Ville, Town hall and Tour du Guet tower). There are also scenes of the area around Dover; a visit to Deal Castle, Peter Pan's Playground and the South East coast of England.
A Medley, Come Gardening
This amateur film opens with numerous shots of flowers in a garden. The remainder of the film contains sequences shot at various locations, marked by intertitles, including Parham, Chilham, Dover, central London and Bosham.
The second part of the Woodward family trip to Paris, visiting the Champs Elysees, Louvre, and the Eiffel Tower. This film continues from 2767.
[Nature Classes and Field Trips]
Forming part of the Astor School collection, this amateur film features pupils and teachers from the Astor School, Dover. The pupils are accompanied by teachers on a field trip to Hythe Bay where they are seen exploring flora and fauna in different locations. The children return to a classroom and create displays with what they have found.
[Local scenes and events in south east Kent]
A number of events and family activities are captured in this amateur film. The Milne family enjoying a day out at Kearsney Abbey, a Red Indian demonstration at Radnor Park, aircraft taking part in the filming of the Battle of Britain at Hawkinge Airfield, harvesting on a farm at Charing, an air show at Lydd and county cricket at Folkestone.
[Out & About: Day Trip Across the Channel]
Scenes filmed while 'out and about', on Channel hops to France and the Isle of Wight, and to Hastings, Battle, Portsmouth and Blenheim Palace, filmed by Michael Gillings in 1967.
East Kent Mixture
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.
Express Coaches Everywhere
A film from the 1960s promoting express coach services throughout Britain. The film includes a fictional scenario of family members traveling to Birmingham on express coaches. A couple leave Chichester on a Southdown coach; places of interest are featured across southeast England.
[Building Educational Television Studio]
The construction, equipping and operation of the Kent Educational Centre, Dover in 1968. The film features brief shots of its construction, equipment being set up and scenes of young men using the equipment to film a mock news broadcast (?).
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