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The Motor Cycling Club London Lugano Run [HCRF Production]
This two part intertitled film shows an edited "H.C. Reigate production" of the Motorcycling Club's London to Lugano run in August 1927 by Mr H.G Reigate in his Invicta car (YH 1305); accompanied by his mechanic Mr M. Weinstein. The pair travel to Harwich to board a ship to Antwerp - the official start point. Scenes show several of the other competitors cars being off loaded including "Allen's A.C", and [John] "Ahearn's Invicta (YE 7682)" (see TID: 10646 for Mr Ahearn's film).
Scenes taken during trips between Portsmouth and Southampton; Summer 1929
Film of the Staley family on an outing on the South coast. Nellie Staley and her five year old daughter Pam board a ship at Portsmouth Harbour, and sail to the Isle of Wight. They are also seen boarding the Mauritania at Southampton, travelling to Cowes and returning to Portsmouth.
[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.
[Shippam Compilation: Factory, Family, Football]
|Date||[ca. 1930s [?]1950s [?]]||ID||3444|
Compiled scenes, taken by Ernest Shippam at C. Shippam LTD factory in Chichester, local football matches and sea fishing. The men working at Shippam's factory use specialised equipment to process, jar, cook and pack the factory's product, meat paste. Inventive camera angles and slow motion footage provides an insight into working life and amateur filmmaking in the 1930s.
[Australia Visit and West Sussex]
|Date||[ca. 1930 - 1935]||ID||3451|
An Amateur film showing the Sadler family in various locations, featuring a trip to Australia on board the P&O ship, SS Strathnaver, traveling via the Suez Canal. The film also shows the Sadler family's shop in Chichester and a number of family scenes.
[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.
[Miscellaneous Topics: Gardens, Boating, Holidays, Family]
Scenes of family outings, river dredging, ice-skating, boat trips and a fiction film, in which a bird speaks to the audience through intertitles, filmed in the 1930s.
[Miscellaneous Topics: Boating, Ice-hockey, Holidays, Amateur Drama]
Holiday scenes off the coast of Madeira, on outings, a cruise, and a boat trip down the Norfolk Broads, filmed in the 1930s.
People and Places
An amateur film showing scenes of family and friends at leisure in locations around the South of England with intertitles throughout.
[Journey to North Africa]
Amateur footage of a journey by boat to North Africa and of holiday excursions once there.
'Travel.' Memories of a Journey from India to England
An amateur film-maker records the people and places on his journey from Calcutta to Pompeii, travelling by rail and by motor ship.
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.
[Tour: Departure at Folkestone [?]]
This short film shows a ship moving into port slowly passing the camera, followed by shots of several men standing on boat deck dressed in hats and leather driving coats. A motorcar is lifted off the harbour and hoisted onto the deck of a ship. A group of men then crowd another man holding a sheet of paper, possibly awaiting further instructions. The film ends with a close up of several older men talking then turning to look at the camera (continues on TID: 6463).
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