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[The Indian Hospital, Royal Visit to Royal Pavilion Hospital, Brighton]
King George V and Queen Mary visit the Royal Pavilion, where wounded Indian soldiers inhabit the temporary hospital.
[Marrakech Street Scenes; Heron]
Footage of Marrakech taken by airline pilot Captain William Armstrong. The film contains images of street markets, locals, and the plains beyond the city walls. There is also footage of nesting heron, and of White-European travellers in the garden of their hotel.
[Marrakech; Flight to Rabat]
Amateur film-maker, and airline pilot, Captain William Armstrong records a trip to Marrakech. He films images of other White-European travellers taking tea in the garden of their hotel, of the city's walls, and of an elderly local man carving wood. There is also footage of the coastline, the sea and settlements taken during a flight to Rabat.
Amateur film-maker and airline pilot Captain William Armstrong records images of Rabat. Local street traders occupy the squares and narrow streets of the walled city, and the film-maker visits the manicured gardens of a hotel.
[Aerial Views and Local Scenes of Marrakech]
Amateur footage of a trip to Marrakech taken by airline pilot Captain William Armstrong.
An amateur film taken in Marrakech and Fez. The film-maker, an airline pilot, records numerous street scenes and images of the Sultan's Palace, the interior of the Sheriff's House, the Mosque of Medorsa.
[Egypt; Family Scenes]
A compilation of home movie material taken by airline pilot Captain William Armstrong whilst in Egypt. A group of White-European people are filmed having a picnic where they are entertained by a local magician. A cruise liner and naval ship join the local craft in port. A pan of a city's rooftop is followed by images of the film-maker's young children.
[Boat from Italy; Pyramids; Air Show; Picnic]
White-European travellers depart from Italy by sea, playing deck games as their journey gets underway. During his trip to Egypt the film-maker climbs one of the Pyramids, filming a panoramic shot from its zenith. Elsewhere, biplanes perform displays in tight formation. The film ends with footage of a multi-generational picnic.
[Visit to Peking; The Forbidden City]
This black and white family film provides views of the Forbidden City, Beijing and the surrounding buildings. The second film opens with views from a balcony overlooking a courtyard, and shots of the Simpson family car surrounded by a group of local men within a ring of rickshaws.
[Bradford Dyers Association Shanghai; Courtyard]
Film of people in the Bradford Dyers Association (BDA) office in Shanghai, and socialising in a courtyard.
[Canton; The Lion Steamer and Friends]
This film follows Mrs Simpson boarding a steamer, touring the rural countryside and visiting the bustling city of Canton with friends.
[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].
[Hangzhou and a trip to the Baochu pagoda]
This film opens with shots of West Lake, Hangzhou with structures built into the river bank. The Simpsons and their group go on a guided walk, ride on traditional open Jiao or sedan-style litter chairs through the rural countryside and tour the lake.
[A Winter Cruise; SS Avoceta 3500 tons]
|Date||26 October 1929 - 18 November 1929||ID||3214|
A detailed film by Ralph Staley of a cruise with his wife Nellie aboard the SS Avoceta; sailing from Liverpool and visiting Portugal, Madeira and the Canary Islands. Mrs Staley is filmed amongst other passengers and crew on deck. They take in the main tourist sights at all the stop off points and film some of the local people and customs they encounter. This film has intertitles throughout.
Java Tour; Christmas 1929; Batavia to Soerabaya en Voiture
This amateur film with intertitles charts the motor holiday of a British couple to the Indonesian island of Jawa (Java). Whilst there they film the people, the landscape and excursions with other Europeans.
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