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|Date||[1971 - 1977 ?]||ID||5832|
A film of the Maidstone in Kent, shown in all seasons; mixing snowy scenes together with views of Spring gardens at Brenchley with flowers in full bloom, and the building of a new greenhouse in the family garden. Additional scenes show New Hythe railway station with trains passing through and a bus outside indicating the route from Gillingham to Chatham.
[Snow; Moving House; Whitsun Camp; Folkestone Holiday]
This film shows a family moving house, going on a camping holiday, playing on a beach and visiting the Kent town of Canterbury. The family tour the street, capturing views of the historic Cathedral gate, War Memorial and shops. The film closes with several members of the family rowing Skiffs on the River Thames.
Portrait of Venice
This amateur travelogue-style documentary film explores the Italian city of Venice, supported by a voice-over narrative with music soundtrack. The film tours the canals, churches and markets of the city providing an historical overview of the construction and occupation of the islands. Views of the 'Regatta Storica' in 1971 are also shown.
A two part travelogue film showing a holiday to various locations in Poland including Krynica, the Carpathian, Tatra Mountain ranges, Morskie Oko lake, and Warsaw with Chopin's birthplace, the Old Town Square, Zygmund Column and the President's Palace. [Only a short clip from Part 1 is shown online].
[Trip to Wales; Visit to Arley]
This film shows a family trip to Commins Coch (Comins Coch) in Wales and to the Arley Estate in Worcestershire, formerly owned by members of the Woodward family (possibly relatives of the film-maker).
Zycie Jest Piekne; Trip to Poland
A two part travelogue film showing a holiday to various locations in Poland, including Gdansk, Warsaw and Ostroda. [Only a short clip is shown online].
A timely outcome awaits those with greedy expectations in this short film produced by the North Downs Cinematograph Society in around 1973.
[Air Display; German Holiday[?]]
A compilation showing an aircraft at high altitude (glider?) with a parachutist leaving the aircraft; Several German light aircraft "D-EBLP", "D-EALC" on a runway; views of the Hermann monument [Hermannsdenkmal] or Arminius Monument in the Teutoburg Forest region of Germany. Several domestic scenes of the children swimming in an outdoor pool close the film (continued on tid 7299).
The Year of the Voyage
A travelogue film of a cruise from England to Poland, culminating in a visit to Warsaw. The film consists of many scenes aboard the Polish Ocean Lines ship TSS Stefan Batory, and brief stops at various ports including Rotterdam. There is a long section showing views of Warsaw, including the Sappers' Memorial, the Old Town Square and the Royal Castle, and scenes of the group visiting friends in the area.
Simon Growing Up
This family film shows domestic scenes and outings to several historic sites in Kent. Visits include Bedgebury National Pinetum - Cranbrook; Dymchurch beach with Martello Tower and fairground; a Scouting and Military parade through Maidstone town centre; visit to Rye - Mermaid Inn, Rye Castle, Rye Parish Church, The Quarterboys clock on Rye Church; Dungeness Old Lighthouse and the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway.
Tucktonia Model Village at Christchurch
|Date||[ca. 1976 - 1986]||ID||6315|
This colour documentary style film explores a tourist attraction and model village named 'Tucktonia' near Christchurch in Dorset. The film explores a range of buildings and landmarks, as well as explains the scale of the buildings through a voice over narrative. The film contains background music throughout.
[Hong Kong] [Part Four [?]]
A family holiday film showing the group gathered on a bridge overlooking Hong Kong Harbour and touring the city. Scenes include the Armistice Cenotaph, the "Hong Kong Shanghai Banking Company" building, a statue of Sir Thomas Jackson in Statue Square, The Mandarin Hotel and views from the Peak Tram funicular railway with the harbour and Hong Kong Island below. A series of rural landscape views of Hong Kong complete the film.
Three Days Over There
A film detailing a trip over to France and Belgium. Various towns such as Brugge and Desvres are visited. There are several church interiors shown, as well as a WW1 museum with a preserved trench.
[Trooping the Colour; Military Tattoo]
This film opens with a brief scene showing a group of women in a garden smoking cigarettes, followed by shots of flowering plants and flowers in pots, on the patio. The next sequence shows scenes from the Queen's Birthday celebration (Jubilee year) of Trooping the Colour at Horse Guards Parade. [not included in online clip] Scenes of crowds gathered outside Buckingham Palace to watch the RAF flypast and the Royal family on the balcony following the event.
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.
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