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[Summer Palace Peking; Tientsin]
This black and white film starts with a bear in chains being made to perform tricks in a Chinese park. Mr & Mrs Simpson visit the Summer Palace in Peking and enjoy a meal in a traditional Chinese restaurant. The film ends with a shot of a printed advert for the Bradford Dyers Association on a billboard.
[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.
Scotland June 1929
Two reels of amateur film with intertitles which chronicle a motoring holiday through the Highlands of Scotland. The holidaymakers explore the rugged landscape in three chauffeur-driven cars, stopping to watch the herring catch being unloaded at Oban and ending their trip in Edinburgh.
[Family on Holiday: Lake View; Etc]
This film contains brief snippets from holidays, day trips and notable events captured by Mr Dudkin. They include several holidays, trips to the horse races and a carnival parade.
[Journey Through the Mountains]
This film shows a couple travelling through the Swiss Alps towards Italy in an open top car. The couple visit a harbour and the Middle Bridge (Mittlere Brucke) in Basel over the Rhine. Shots of a mountain range near St Moritz, and a hotel surrounded by a snowy landscape are followed by a tour of Italy visiting Bologna and Florence.
[Boating; School Sports; Drusillas Park]
|Date||[ca. 1931 - 1937]||ID||10146|
This black and white and colour film shows family leisure activity, with scenes at a boating lake (Isfield), followed by shots from a school sports day, various beach and fishing outings (Beachy Head and Cowdray Park), and a trip to Drusillas Park (Alfriston).
A film showing the Shippam family on a picnic, at home in the garden, sailing, and flying.
Cruise to Norway
Three reels of film with intertitles which document a family holiday to Norway.
Film of the Staley family on holiday in Snowdonia, Wales. Ralph Staley films workings on a sheep farm and his family on the seafront, where ten year old Pam practices driving on the beach. They walk up mount Snowdon and take picnics in the countryside. A final section, in Dufaycolor, shows the family at Lake Bala [?] taking walks and stopping for tea.
Holiday in the Highlands
A holiday by train to Inverness and Loch Ness to visit relatives, shown in footage taken and edited into a narrative arc by Kenneth Woolsey in 1937.
[Holiday in Scotland]
A home movie of a family holiday to Scotland. The Payne family travel aboard the paddle steamer Gondolier, filming the lochs and landscapes of the west coast of Scotland. ~[Holiday in Scotland]~ ends with panoramic images of Edinburgh filmed from the city's castle.
Britain in Colour
This well-made amateur film features scenes of people and places in the south east of England and further afield. Rural scenes and traditional farming practices are recorded in and around Reculver, Kent in the first part of the film. The second part features comparatively busier scenes from the market town of Richmond and coastal towns and villages on the North Yorkshire coast.
[Eastbourne; Domestic Garden; Cotswolds; Wedding Scenes]
|Date||; [ca.1938 - 1939 ?]||ID||5437|
This family film includes the seafront at Eastbourne, a visit to Bibury, and a boat ride on the River Coln. The film ends with a series of family portraits of men in RAF and US Army uniforms and scenes at a wedding.
[Domestic Garden; Trooping the Colour; Arundel Park]
This short amateur silent film features military parades in London, including Trooping the Colour and scenes of Wildlife at Arundel Park; a man in a garden is seen briefly at the end.
Sweden August 1938
Captain C. R. Peckitt of the Royal Sussex Regiment records a family holiday to Sweden just prior to the outbreak of the Second World War. The holidaymakers visit Stockholm, go sailing on a yacht, traverse the locks on a canal on a steamer, and stop at Jönköping before returning home on the S.S. Britannia.
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