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[A ‘Capitol’ Newsreel by Clifford Spain I]
|Date||1919 - 1931||ID||1515|
This compilation contains films of local interest which were exhibited in a newsreel format at the Capitol Cinema in Walton-on-Thames by its manager Clifford Spain. The events captured on film are primarily community-driven ones, filmed to attract their participants to the subsequent cinema screenings.
[Churchill House; children and family; seaside; Wales; France]
A home movie showing scenes of the Muller-Rowland family relaxing at their family home near Woking and on holiday in South Wales during the 1920s. The film ends with some footage of the Palace of Versailles in France.
[Spanish Street Scenes. Religious Procession]
Amateur film-maker Captain William Armstrong films images of Seville as he travels along its streets in a horse and carriage. There is also brief footage of a religious procession wherein an effigy of Christ on the cross is carried aloft through the urban streets, as well of an open-air market.
An amateur film of a visit to Seville. The film-maker films images of white travellers in a walled garden and in the narrow market streets. There is also footage of the city's shopping streets taken from a moving vehicle.
[Palace Interior; Sierra Nevada; Bullfight]
An amateur film-maker captures images of the Alhambra Palace courtyard, and of Sierra Nevada from a great distance. The film also contains a sequence showing a bullfight in Grenada.
Amateur footage which features footage of the ornate interior of the Alhambra Palace in Grenada.
[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.
[Seaside Views; North Foreland House; Camera Tricks; Ice Skating]
A compilation filmed by Enid Briggs in the late 1920s, including seaside scenes, sequences shot in North Foreland House gardens using stop frame and reverse action camera techniques, and ice skaters in Switzerland.
[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.
Monte Carlo, May 1929
Home movie material of a holiday to Monte Carlo and Eze. The holidaymakers explore the historic streets of Eze, visit The Palace in Monte Carlo and watch the changing of the guard, walk through several public gardens, and look out over Monte Carlo harbour.
Holiday to Switzerland and North Germany
Rudd family scenes filmed by Mr. and Mrs. Rudd while on holiday in Switzerland in 1929, edited and compiled with intertitles. The holidayers learn to ski, watch a luge race and a ski jump, and film from from a river boat in Germany.
[Dublin Horse Show]
This film depicts a horse show and associated events that includes show jumping and steeplechase, held in Dublin.
At Home and Holiday Scenes
This film mixes home movies taken in and around Brighton and Hove, showing Tanner family life and local points of interest, along with landscape holiday footage from Naples and Monte Carlo.
Morgins: Jan 10 - Feb 2 1930
|Date||10 January - 2 February 1930||ID||3089|
Home movie footage of a skiing holiday to Switzerland. The male and female holidaymakers are filmed learning to ski on the nursery slopes, attempting a slalom course, playing in an ice-hockey match, and competing in various outdoor ice-skating races. The film-maker was a Captain in the Royal Sussex Regiment.
[Trip to Switzerland; Visit to London Zoo]
A trip to the mountains in Switzerland is followed by a day out in London, where the group of friends visit the zoo.
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