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Footage of the 1903 Dehli Durbar, celebrating the coronation of George V.
The Great Coronation Durbar, Dehli
|Date||[1911 - 1912?]||ID||8431|
Scenes of the 1911 Coronation Durbar at Delhi, shot for Pathe's Animated Gazette.
King George the Fifth’s Durbar Held to Proclaim Him Emperor of India
Two films of George V's Coronation Durbar in Dehli, 1911.
[Garden Fete at Broughton House]
|Date||30 June 1926||ID||866|
A traditional English garden fete takes place in the grounds of Broughton House near Sevenoaks. This professional film with intertitles focuses much of its attention on the local people who attended the event.
[Visit to Foochow; Bradford Dyers Association in Shanghai]
This black and white film features coastal and rural scenes of Fuzhou with boats and smaller trading vessels in a bay. The second part of the film highlights street scenes from 'The Bund', Shanghai with interior and exterior shots of a colonial office building of the Bradford Dyers Association. Street scenes outside show everyday life, with street traders and children playing in the street.
[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.
[Holiday to Belgium]
This film shows a series of market and street scenes filmed outside Brussels Town Hall by Ernest Shippam during a holiday in 1931. Several women in traditional national dress pass the camera carrying their shopping, accompanied by young children.
[Girl's Gymnastics Display]
This black and white film opens shows a group of girls from the Bund Deutscher Mädel (BDM) undertaking outdoor physical training, gymnastic exercises and athletics events, supervised by nuns. Groups of girls in day wear gather to watch the sports events. Women dressed in traditional dresses perform dances and sing together, then sit down for a meal before attending a prize giving ceremony.
[Travels to Burma and Egypt]
|Date||1933 - 1935||ID||3229|
A compilation of amateur films detailing the travels and living experiences of a White-European family in Burma (now Myanmar) and Egypt during the mid-1930s. Various film sections have been edited together in a random order, and the resulting sequence is therefore not linear.
[Scouting Voyage on the SS Calgaric]
|Date||12 -29 August 1933||ID||9332|
This edited and intertitled film shows an extended voyage by Lord and Lady Baden-Powell visiting many troops and companies of Scouts and Guides, as they cruise the Baltic on the SS Calgaric for an ‘Argosy of Peace’. Split over two reels, the film includes scenic views of the nations visited, with welcome parades and greetings by dignitaries, national costumes and uniforms, close-ups of badges, speeches, processions, rallies, dances, games and meals.
This black and white film documents the family's trip aboard the SS Homeric, stopping off at ports along the route: Gibraltar, Barcelona, Monte Carlo; and Tangier (?). With views of local attractions, hotels and scenery, from a moving vehicle and on foot.
[Christmas Cruise - Trip to Africa]
A film by Joseph Emberton of a cruise on board the Cap Arcona with his wife, Kathleen, and friends to Morocco at Christmas time, travelling via Tenerife, Madeira, and Portugal.
This edited and intertitled travelogue film shows a cruise from Folkestone, England to the Stubai Valley, near Innsbruck, in Austria. The film also includes descriptive intertitles highlighting local agricultural processes, regional customs, and traditional Tyrolean dress. The film shows views of the rural mountainous villages of Mieders and Fulpmes in Tyrol. The final section shows the film-makers returning to the UK via ship.
[Japanese Scenery II]
|Date||[1937 - 1939?]||ID||2836|
An amateur film which captures, in colour, the people, attractions and landscape of southern Japan in the years immediately preceding the Second World War.
[Holiday in Switzerland]
A brief amateur film recording a holiday to Switzerland. The majority of the footage focuses on the outdoor markets in Bern - the cameraman pays particular attention to the women wearing traditional Swiss dresses.
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