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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. Stations that feature include Hove, Brighton, Dyke branch, Worthing, London Victoria, Waterloo, and Brookwood.
[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.
[Grant: Voyage to America]
A voyage aboard the RMS Queen Mary to New York City, with a tour of several landmarks, a trip on the Elevated Railway, the district of Harlem and Coney Island. The trip includes a flight aboard an aircraft to visit the Niagara / Horseshoe Falls and later the return trip on the RMS Aquitania. The colour has a red cast and is de-saturated.
[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.
[Atlantic Naval Convoys]
Amateur colour and black and white film of the North Atlantic convoys filmed on-board HMS Dianthus (K95), a Royal Navy Flower-class corvette, during World War Two.
[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.
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