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This is a silent version of a black and white documentary film documenting the process of making wooden cart wheels, in detail, from tree to finished product.
[Gilbert Tomes Wedding; Houses and Gardens]
|Date||1939; [ca. 1942 - 1955]||ID||9720|
A black and white film of Gilbert and Mary Tomes' wedding reception at Welton Hall, (Camberwell, London or Keswick ?) on 9th September 1939. This is followed by a much later colour film of their two of the family homes - West Wickham and Bromley, Kent, showing the gardens and two children, Barbara and Richard, playing together.
[Festival of Britain]
This colour film provides highlights of the 1951 Festival of Britain - South Bank Exhibition, held at Waterloo in London. The sights include many of the exhibition buildings, sculptures and art displays, set among the landscaped gardens adjacent to Festival Pier on the South Bank.
[Atoms for Peace]
|Date||8th-25th August 1955||ID||9724|
This edited colour film shows highlights of the 'Atoms for Peace' conference and exhibition (International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy) in Geneva. Exhibitors, equipment and demonstrations are shown in detail. Additional black and white footage shows shots of Radiotherapy / Radiationtherapy equipment and views of the Genevan countryside.
This colour travelog style documentary film, made with commentary and music, shows highlights of a three day visit to Venice, by Gilbert and Mary Tomes aboard a gondola, touring the Piazzas, Campi and historical buildings along the Grand Canal.
[Beaulieu-Sur-Mer and Surroundings]
This edited colour travelogue made with commentary and music, documents a family trip to Beaulieu-sur-Mer, Laghet and Eze in France and Monte Carlo in Monaco. The film features Prince Rainier and Princess Grace of Monaco at the christening of their second child.
[Hill Barn Theatre; Morse Brown Portrait]
|Date||4 June 1960||ID||9731|
This colour film shows views of the family home, gardens and grounds at Hill Barn and shots of Albert Tomes sitting for a portrait by British/Bermudan pastel artist Sam Morse Brown.
This colour travelog style film shows highlights of the Tomes' visit to Athens. The family also stop to buy souvenirs at the local street markets and meet people from local communities and rural villages. The film has a voice over narrative and music soundtrack throughout.
Peep Behind the Curtain
|Date||18 June 1960||ID||9733|
This colour travelog style documentary film shows highlights of Gilbert Tomes' three week trip to Moscow for the British Science Industry exhibition and conference. The tour includes several monuments and buildings and a visit to the exhibition of the American U2 spy plane. The narration also discusses the impact of Communism on the USSR as viewed by the film-maker.
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