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[Family Compilation: African Scenes; Paris Visit; Winter Scenes; Travel Scenes]
Comprising nine reels of film, this footage begins with a trip by businessman Joseph Horowitz to Johannesburg, South Africa. Travel by ship follows, before scenes of Paris, a canal journey, and portraits of friends in a London street. More footage documents travel through the Alps, a Polish mountain town in winter and Indian street life, before shots of an imposing modern church in a Francophone town.
|Date||August - September 1955||ID||1447|
H. A. Voss tours Nairobi, Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town and the Cape Peninsula, after leaving Uganda, in 1955. He films residential and municipal buildings, built in a number of styles, non-Western and Western. Further footage includes Zulu Rickshaw drivers entertaining Western tourists.
[Liner Holiday Aboard the Europa Trieste]
This colour travelogue style film captures the family's trip aboard the Europa Trieste liner, followed by a land tour of the Eastern Cape and South Africa by car and coach. The family visit several sites on route around the coastline. passing through Mozambique and several townships in South Africa; stopping off at an ostrich farm, Table Mountain and a Nature Reserve.
Out to East Africa
This colour travellogue style film shows the family exploring landmarks in Stratford-upon-Avon, followed by a journey to South Africa and the East African coast aboard the cruise ship Kenya Castle. The family tour various towns and cities from South Africa, to Tanzania and Kenya capturing the sights.
World Cruise with the “Southern Cross”
|Date||September 1958; December 1958 - January 1959||ID||1438|
Two cruises feature on this film - one around the world, stopping at Las Palmas, Spain, Cape Town and Durban, South Africa, Perth, Melbourne and Sydney, Australia, Wellington, New Zealand, and the Pacific islands. Sailing down the Panama Canal, the ship also stops at Curaçao and Trinidad. The second cruise is over Christmas, and visits Tangiers, Las Palmas, Tenerife, Madeira and Lisbon.
Journey Home Stage One: Lusaka to Durban
The online clip shows the first part of this three part travelogue series, including the Puttock family returning to England from Lusaka via road and rail.
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.
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