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With the Bentley in France and Switzerland
A film by architect Joseph Emberton of a holiday with his wife Kathleen. They travel to the French Alps and the Lausanne region of Switzerland, in their Bentley car. The couple enjoy swimming and relaxing in the holiday resorts and take in the mountain scenery.
[Three Swiss Newsreel Items: Pestalozzi Children Village in Trogen]
A compilation of three short films about the Pestalozzi village at Trogen, Switzerland accompanied by a German commentary. Celebrations are held to mark the opening of the village; children are seen making models and perform songs and dances; and English war orphans arrive in Switzerland and are greeted by the British Consulate-General.
[Father Neptune; French Riviera; Spain; Majorca]
A compilation showing Brighton Swimming Club members on the beach, dressed in fancy dress and in drag, pretending to 'shave' other swimmers whilst pinning them down and then dunking them in the sea. The group go on a road trip visiting Monaco and Spain (Barcelona?) where they take in the sights; swim and water ski; see traditional dancers and watch a bullfight. At the airport, they film two cars being loaded onto a Bristol Freighter plane through its nose doors.
Various scenes showing a dockyard and factory in Japan, filmed by Ernest Shippam in the 1950s. Workers pose for the camera on the dockside as they unload cargo from a boat. Scenes cut to an airfield where a plane is being refuelled, before the film-maker visits a Church and later, a busy shopping district to capture street scenes showing people dressed in western clothing and traditional Japanese Kimonos, going about their everyday lives.
Garden of Formentor
This narrated colour film shows a family holiday to 'Majorca', staying at the Hotel Formentor with coastal landscape shots and a tour of local villages and attractions. The film has opening titles, voice over and music throughout. Narrated by Gilbert, Richard and Mary, with dubbed sound from Barbara (young girl).
In Search of Security [USIS]
|Date||[ca. 1960s - 1970s ?]||ID||7060|
Vietnamese and Highland Tribes who have been displaced are seen in temporary camps and new settlements, building and making new lives.
The Prince Abroad
This black and white film shows highlights of the Whitgift School Dramatic Society's 15 day tour of Southern Germany and to Ostend, Belgium in May 1960. Highlights of sections of the performances of Hamlet are shown, as are pre-show preparations in wardrobe and make up, along with the group on leisure and sightseeing activities.
This colour travelog style film shows highlights of the Tomes' visit to Athens. The family also stop to buy souvenirs at the local street markets and meet people from local communities and rural villages. The film has a voice over narrative and music soundtrack throughout.
Eye Doctors on Safari
This colour documentary film produced by the Kenya Branch of the BESB, shows a day's work by Dr Moses Chirambo visiting several rural eye centres with Dr. Calcott during one of their surveys of eye care in Malawi, Africa. The film contains scenes of children and adults receiving treatment from eye specialists, as well as scenes of surgical procedures to remove cataracts from a patients eyes at mobile vehicles and clinics.
The Unseen Valley
This black and white documentary film highlights how communities view blindness in Luapula (now Zambia) and the traditional methods adopted to 'cure' the condition, spread by sand and the Red Measles virus. This film also explores the learning techniques adopted by blind adults and children, to enable them to go about their daily lives.
Governor-General’s Tour of Papua and New Guinea
This film follows the the official visit of Viscount de L'Isle and his daughter, Miss Catherine Sidney, to Papua and New Guinea. The purpose of the visit is to promote democracy, hope and progress. The film highlights the necessity of education, the importance of the English language and national ambition. Filmed prior to independence when ruled by Australia, Papua and New Guinea is encouraged to strive for self-governance; Viscount de L'isle opens the newly established Parliament whilst on the tour.
Our Visit Abroad
Local costume, parades, waterfalls, families and architecture, captured by Michael Gillings while on holiday in the Tyrol, Austria, after flying to Munich in 1966. See UID 6994 for further footage.
Two Way Ticket
A promotional film commissioned by the The Pestalozzi Children’s Village Trust. Scenes of children at the Pestalozzi village at Sedlescombe are accompanied by a narrative about the work of the trust, its history and future work. The key message of the film is that Pestalozzi children are on a "two-way ticket [to] new hope and a brighter future".
They Built It Themselves
|Date||1969 - 1972||ID||5769|
A promotional film about the work of the Pestalozzi Children's Village, Sedlescombe. Richard Baker introduces the film with the aim of raising funds for, and awareness of, Pestalozzi. The children are filmed helping to construct a new national house to accommodate new arrivals at the village. At the end of the film Richard Baker makes an appeal for donations.
[Pestalozzi Anniversary Service]
|Date||11 January 1970||ID||5777|
A short silent film featuring scenes from a Pestalozzi anniversary service at the Pestalozzi village, Sedlescombe. A portrait and statuette of Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi is displayed on the stage as the children, dressed in varying national costumes, sing together.
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