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A series of shots showing an open deck ferry at Southampton, approaching to dock to allow vehicles to disembark. On the ferry are several men on bicycles and foot passengers. The film then shows a De Havilland DH60X Moth aircraft [G-EBVC?] on the water with a naval vessel behind, followed by a view of the dockside. The film is somewhat murky.
Tour of Devon and Cornwall
|Date||[ca. 1930 ?]||ID||8174|
This extended intertitled travelogue shows a group tour through the counties of Cornwall, Devon and Somerset visiting many noted landmarks that includes the Madron Wishing Well and Chapel, standing stones of the Mên-an-Tol, the coast at Lands End with the "First and Last House" and the Daily Mail sign; Exeter; St Ives; the town of Clovelly in Devon; the moorlands of Dartmoor and Exmoor; the seaside towns of Penzance, Dawlish, Plymouth and Newlyn.
Guernsey Again; Trying Our Hand at Farming
This film from Lewis Rosenberg shows holiday scenes on Guernsey during the late 1930s, starting with the friends helping out on a farm, playing on the beach and competing with each other at various sports. When the holiday ends the group takes the ferry back to the mainland.
Camping in Guernsey 1932
|Date||1932 - 1934||ID||6221|
A group of young friends go on a camping holiday on Guernsey. They take a train, ship and a flight in a small plane. The group of men set up camp and go surfing in a small cove.
[Swanage; Chain Ferry]
|Date||[ca. 1934 - 1938?]||ID||8981|
This black and white film shows a group of young men on a trip to Swanage, Devon. The group use the Sandbanks to Shell Bay chain ferry, stay at the Hotel Grosvenor and go on a driving trip through the Devon countryside.
Beside the Seaside
Margaret Grierson's film, with commentary written by W.H.Auden, presents a day out for Londoners at their south coast destinations. Leaving London during a heat wave, they make their way to Brighton, Broadstairs, Ovingdean and Eastbourne to swim, dance, chatter and enjoy the Palace Pier's amusements.
[Mr and Mrs Corder Wedding and Honeymoon]
The first part of this film shows the wedding or Mr Geoffrey Corder and his wife-to-be. The second part shows the couple on their Honeymoon in Devon or Cornwall (?), including seaside and village views. The couple visit a Butcher and go on a picnic, possibly in St. Ives (?).
Cine shots of 1936
A film depicting various scenes in East Sussex. It includes families having fun beside the sea and boats coming into Newhaven Harbour
|Date||7 - 20 June 1936; 19 June - 3 July 1937; 23 July - 6 August 1938; 6 - 26 August 1939||ID||6131|
This film documents the Newman family's various holidays to the seaside, including trips to Margate in 1937 and Westgate in 1938.
A film by architect Joseph Emberton of his travels to three European architectural exhibitions; the first in pre-war Dusseldorf, the second in Paris and the third, at the Empire Exhibition in Glasgow.
This edited black and white and colour film shows the Corder Family on Holiday in Dorset. The family take a boat trip to/from the Poole coast, spend time on the beach at Sandbanks and exploring the rural countryside.
[Miscellaneous Holiday and Family Scenes]
|Date||1946; June 1947; July-August 1948||ID||4045|
A film depicting family scenes and outings. As well as shots of Kensington in London, the family travel to Bembridge on the Isle of Wight and over to France.
[Lt M. C. Grant in the Army and Skiing]
Scenes at Dover where a ferry to Calais is being loaded. Lt M.C. Grant and other soldiers are seen at the Harbour. There are various scenes of their travels through France and Italy, showing the Alps with panoramic views of the mountains, and Lt. Grant skiing. There are also scenes of military vehicles.
Perranporth After the War
This edited black and white and colour film shows a family enjoying a day at the seaside. Family members go for a swim, surf and explore the surrounding countryside.
[Holiday in Scotland]
The only film Kenneth Woolsey shot with colour film, of the Inverness area while on holiday in Scotland with his family, Constance, his wife, and Ian, their son. Panning footage across the dam on Loch Affric, and workers on site, opens the film. Views of Loch Ness and Glen Urquhart Castle follow. Footage taken from a ferry en route from Fort William to Oban port, and beach scenes at Narin on the Moray Firth, are also included. Men and women perform spectacular partner dives from a board at Inverness Swimming Pool.
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