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Holidays in Switzerland
On a drive to Switzerland, this film records visits to French towns before a tour of the ports and villages around Lausanne, Lake Geneva and the Rhône Valley. A visit to the Great St Bernard Pass in the Alps is followed by stays in Lucerne and Zurich.
[Maidencombe in Devon]
|Date||1948 or 1951 [?]||ID||9806|
This film follows the family on holiday in Maidencombe, Devon. The group are seen playing in a garden, taking a trip to the beach, touring the coastline on a speedboat and exploring the rural landscape by car.
[Skiing in Switzerland and at Purley Ice Rink]
|Date||January 1949; February 1949; May 1949||ID||1429|
A shot of Geneva from across the lake opens the film, followed by footage of the Swiss Alpine resort of Château d'Oex in January 1949. Voss films his children Tony and Christine skiing and ice-skating on a frozen lake where an ice hockey game later takes place. Landscape scenes are followed by footage of "dance club" practice at Purley Ice Rink, filmed that May.
[Visits to Japan, China and Egypt]
|Date||December 1949; April 1951; May 1953||ID||1435|
Three trips to Japan are recorded in this film,as well as travels in Hong Kong and Egypt. It features footage of many different parts of Japan, including Sagami Bay and Enoshima Island, Tokyo, the temples and shrines of Kyoto, Kamakura and Nara, and the hot spring resorts of Miyanoshita, Atami and Jozankei. The footage of Hong Kong features Kowloon and the surrounding rural areas and in Egypt a trip to Cairo and the pyramids is filmed.
A tour of the Scottish Highlands, from Drymen to Glencoe, takes in Loch Lomond, Loch Long, Loch Fyne, Fort William, Loch Leven and Lochearnhead en route.
This amateur cine club film shows scenes of people enjoying events of the annual fete and fireworks in Dunorlan Park in Tunbridge Wells.
A compilation of scenes from around the South East of England captured by a member of the Institute of Amateur Cinematographers during the 1950s. The film shows a variety of events, people and places, including members of the Royal Family and the Prime Minister, Harold Macmillan, at his Sussex home. This silent film includes intertitles throughout.
[Holiday in Austria]
|Date||[ca. early 1950s ?]||ID||5424|
This short colour film shows a family holiday to Austria. The family stay at the Hotel Mosslacher next to the Worthesee Lake and take a trip to the town of Vorarlberg in the Austrian Alps.
[Southend Pier; Garden Scenes; Scotland; Miss Great Britain Competition]
Scenes filmed at Southend Pier, on holiday in Scotland and during a Miss Great Britain competition in Morecambe [?], and of older family members in a garden, by Frank Creasy of Wadhurst East Sussex in the 1950s.
[Holiday in Switzerland]
Film of a trip by H A Voss through the Swiss Alps, visiting Wengen, Jungfraujoch, Engleberg and Lake Lungern.
Pennies. School Trip to Switzerland
'Pennies' is a cautionary story about the importance of road safety. Two boys on a bike are hit by a car. One boy is killed and the other injured. His class give pennies to the teacher for funeral flowers. The second film (not online) 'School Trip to Switzerland' follows a group of children as they learn about the Swiss way of life and explore the countryside.
This film shows a family leaving to go on holiday to France, Switzerland and Italy by car and train.
Festival of Britain (1951)
An amateur film documenting the Festival of Britain in London, 1951. This film documents royal visits, London, the Dome of Discovery, boats on the Thames and the festival gardens in Battersea park.
I’ll Send You a Card
A colour amateur film which records a touring holiday in Scotland. Highlights of the trip include Edinburgh, Blair Castle, Highland Games, and the Scottish landscape and lochs. Explanatory intertitles are written in the form of postcards. The film-maker was a member of Haywards Heath & District Amateur Cine Society.
[Holiday in Scotland]
The Woolsey family holiday in Scotland. Ian Woolsey, the son of the film-maker, skips through the family garden wearing a harlequin costume. They visit the beach at Nairn on the Moray Firth with friends, where they build sandcastles and play cricket, and picnic at Loch Ness. River, countryside and road views follow, as they journey from Loch Ness to the Kyle of Lochalsh up the A87, and to Inverness along the A890, past railway lines and beaches. Views of Inverness Castle close the film.
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