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[Trains & Transport]
|Date||[ca. 1930s - 1950s]||ID||3375|
A compilation of amateur material recording trains, locomotives and railway stations in England and the United States of America. The film also contains footage of a Battle of Britian dogfight in which one of the pilots is forced to parachute from his plane.
[Phosphate Mining in America and the Pacific]
This film, in three parts, depicts phosphate mining and processing in Florida and the Pacific.
[Visit to USA and Canada]
An unknown family set off for New York from Southampton on the Berengaria, a Cunard White Star liner, in 1935. Scenes filmed onboard and sightseeing in New York are included.
[Trip to New York]
Colour footage depicts a trip to New York, with views of Times Square at night, Harlem, a baseball game at the Yankee stadium and Wall Street. The transatlantic journey from Southampton to New York, on board the Cunard ocean liner Queen Mary, is also documented in black and white footage.
A thirty minute film by architect Joseph Emberton recording scenes encountered on a business trip to New York in 1938, accompanied by Leonard and Doris Thompson, owners of the Blackpool Pleasure Beach. The film features scenes aboard a cruise liner and in New York, Coney Island and Atlantic City.
[The Wistrand Family in the USA; Horse-riding]
Swedish diplomat Tor H. Wistrand and his two daughters are filmed riding horses in New England. Mr Wistrand's wife, an American by birth, moved to America with their children at the outbreak of the Second World War.
[The Wistrand Family in the USA; Island Holiday]
A compilation of amateur footage filmed by a Swedish diplomat whilst living in America. The film contains images of a female family friend touring the carp ponds of a public garden, sunbathing at an outdoor swimming pool and on rocky outcrops. The film ends with images of local Hawaiian (?) women pulling in fishing nets onto a beach.
[The Wistrand Family in the USA; Seaside Fun]
Home movie footage of a Swedish family who lived in the United States during the Second World War. The film-maker's two daughters are seen bodyboarding on a lilo in the sea and playing hopscotch on the sandy beach. There are also images of their pet dogs in the garden.
[The Wistrand Family in the USA; At the Seaside]
Home movie footage of a Swedish family who lived in the United States during the Second World War. The women of the family are joined by friends on a canoe trip and at an otherwise deserted beach. They swim in the sea, play hopscotch in the sand and fish for crabs.
[I.M.C.C. Mines; Noralyn Air Plant]
|Date||[ca. 1946 - 1951]||ID||1445|
This film depicts the workings of a postwar phosphate processing plant. Mined phosphate rock deposits are separated from the surrounding silt and slurry, and packed for transportation.
[I.M.C.C. Mines: Dragline Operations]
|Date||[ca. 1946 - 1951]||ID||1451|
After a brief introductory shot of a phosphate mine, the dragline is filmed at work - the dragline being the large crane which excavates the topsoil to reveal the 'matrix' below, the layer of soil which contains phosphate rock.
[I.M.C.C. Phosphate Mines in America]
|Date||November 1946; [1949?]; March 1951; [1952?]||ID||1432|
Footage of three phosphate mines operated by the International Minerals and Chemical Corporation in Polk County, Central Florida. This film documents the various stages in the mining and processing of phosphate, and the machinery used at the time.
[Visit to America]
Colour amateur footage with intertitles of trips to the United States of America. The film includes footage of Washington and New York, as well as of an American Football match and the suburban homes of family friends and associates.
[I.M.C.C. Mines: Hydrogen]
|Date||[ca. 1946 - 1951]||ID||1459|
In this short film the industrial machinery of a phosphate mine is depicted, in a panorama of the view of a processing plant from machinery in its grounds. The location filmed here appears at the start of another of Mr Voss' films, 'IMCC mines; Noralyn Air Plant', no. 1445. The latter film appears to continue from where this one ends.
[Holidays in Hawaii]
|Date||December 1949; April 1950; May 1951||ID||1436|
A trip to Hawaii begins at Waikiki Beach, including film of surfers performing elaborate tricks for the camera, and the nearby city of Honolulu, on the island of Oahu. Voss then travels to the island of Hawaii where he visits a volcano and a tree fern rainforest in the Hawaii National Park. Some professionally made film scenes are intercut with Voss's own film.
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