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Cruise to Norway
Three reels of film with intertitles which document a family holiday to Norway.
[In town; on the river; cathedral]
This short amateur film includes scenes from Boston and Lincoln, Lincolnshire. St. Botolph's Church in Boston and Lincoln Cathedral are seen, as well as other views of the towns, including buildings and rivers.
[Woodland walk; VE Day]
|Date||April - May, 1945||ID||1204|
This short home movie featuring the Brocklehurst children picking flowers with their mother in a wood near Sedlescombe, East Sussex. The family are then seen at Gainsborough on VE Day; the children help their father hoist a Union Jack flag to celebrate.
[Up North; Motorcycle Racing; Wilsford Heath Farm]
|Date||1949; 1950; [1951?]||ID||1456|
This film features collected scenes from trips to the English countryside, beginning with Stretton village in Easter 1949. This is followed by horse racing at Huntingdon, motorcycle racing at Cadwell Park, and scenes filmed over several months at Wilsford Heath Farm, Ancaster. The film finishes with footage of Riverside Farm near Stowmarket.
Whitgift at Cranwell
This black and white narrated film shows highlights from the Whitgift School Combined Cadet Force (CCF) at RAF Cranwell in 'August 1958' featuring the cadets undergoing formal training exercises, sports events and watching a passing out parade. [Music has been removed from online clip for copyright reasons]
[First Butlin's Holiday at Skegness]
This film shows a Burns family holiday to the Butlin's camp at Skegness. Mother and her two children walk amongst flower beds, one girl being pushed in pram the other girl walking alongside, followed by scenes of the land train approaching and passing the camera. The family get ice lollies on the beach, take riding lessons at the "Butlin's Riding School" and watch several resort events that includes a beauty pageant (?) and a police motorcycle stunt team display.
[Second Butlin's Holiday at Skegness]
This film shows a Burns family holiday to the Butlin's camp at Skegness. The film opens with a series of portrait shots of two women in white Butlin's monogrammed uniforms, posing for the camera, followed by a series of shots of a young child in a pram outside a chalet; a large group of guests dancing in a hall (includes a female Redcoat host); a view of the empty pool; the holiday camp sign; and closing with shots of a diving and boating competition on the pool.
[Trip to Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire]
Mr. and Mrs. Gillings take a trip to Croyland Abbey, Peterborough's gothic cathedral, tulip fields in Lincolnshire, Spalding Nursery and Aviary and the canal at Stoke Breune in Northamptonshire, before returning to Brighton.
The Cambridge Caper [Spring Bank Holiday]
An edited and titled travelogue film of a group trip to Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire, showing scenes at Burghley House (Stamford, Lincolnshire), Ely Cathedral and views of Ely Town (Cambridgeshire). The film also includes views of the historical sights of Cambridge - the University, Punting on the River Cam, Tennyson Statue in Trinity College Chapel, and the Holy Sepulchre church. The film ends with a car journey and scenes at a residential house.
[Wedding at Grimsby]
This film shows the family attending a wedding at St Helen's Church. The bride and two bridesmaids pose for pictures in the living room of a house, followed by the group making their way to the church by car. At the church the couple stand outside posing for pictures, interior views follow of the reception meal and the couple leaving by car, which has been decorated by friends and family with tape and shaving foam to read: 'Just married'.
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