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This film shows the family on several caravanning holidays in the UK; a visit to London to watch the Trooping of the Colour; the inspection of the guard of honour at Guildhall; a boating event at Henley and watching a group of army cadets on parade and at a Physical Training display in a playing field. This film is intertitled throughout.
Royal Celebration Coronation Lindfield
|Date||2 June 1953||ID||3414|
This amateur film captures the residents of Lindfield celebrating the coronation of HRH Queen Elizabeth II at numerous outdoor events.
Fernhurst Coronation Pageant
Produced by a New Zealand couple and donated to the citizens of Fernhurst, this colour film records an historical pageant put on by the village to celebrate the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. There is a parade of queens from Mary Tudor to Queen Victoria, accompanied by Prime Minister Disraeli. This is followed by a parade of people in culturally stereotyped 'national' costumes (including some who have blacked-up) representing nations of the Commonwealth.
Out to East Africa
This colour travellogue style film shows the family exploring landmarks in Stratford-upon-Avon, followed by a journey to South Africa and the East African coast aboard the cruise ship Kenya Castle. The family tour various towns and cities from South Africa, to Tanzania and Kenya capturing the sights.
[Scenes of Kent Life. Ashford Carnival Week]
|Date||[1957 - 1967?]||ID||970|
An amateur film-maker tours Kent, capturing, in colour, the sights of the county - its settlements and countryside, tourist attractions and community events, transport links and coastline.
[Vacation Leave: Mylor]
|Date||1958; 8 May 1958||ID||7731|
This film shows a family holiday to Corrnwall, visiting several coastal towns and villages, including Mylor Bridge, Helston for the Helston Furry festival and Falmouth Harbour with Pendennis Castle.
|Date||13 September 1959||ID||3092|
An amateur record of 200th anniversary Quebec Day commemorations at the Royal Sussex Regiment's Chichester Depot, Roussillon Barracks. The film contains images of visitors enjoying fairground games, watching a cricket match, and handling army equipment. A plaque is unveiled, and following a Drum Head Service the troops perform a historical re-enactment of the 1759 Battle of Quebec.
|Date||13 September 1959||ID||3093|
An amateur film capturing events at the Royal Sussex Regiment's Roussillon Barracks on the 200th annniversary of the Quebec Battle. The public are invited to the barracks to enjoy a historical re-enactment of the 1759 British-French battle, various sideshows, a cricket match, an interactive displays of military weapons, and a parade of troops and veterans.
|Date||13 September 1959||ID||3095|
Colour amateur footage of the Quebec Day celebrations at the Roussillon Barracks of the Royal Sussex Regiment in Chichester. The event included a 200th anniversary historical re-enactment of the Quebec Battle, and a display by the Regiment's marching band.
This film shows the family on holiday at the Pontin's resort of Barton Hall, Torquay with outdoor views of a beauty pageant, pool area and playing fields in front of the hotel. The children play on a water slide, in a paddling pool, and take part in a fancy dress parade and mock-coronation style entertainment ceremony. The film is inter cut with a family excursion on a guided river boat tour.
[First Butlin's Holiday at Skegness]
This film shows a Burns family holiday to the Butlin's camp at Skegness. Mother and her two children walk amongst flower beds, one girl being pushed in pram the other girl walking alongside, followed by scenes of the land train approaching and passing the camera. The family get ice lollies on the beach, take riding lessons at the "Butlin's Riding School" and watch several resort events that includes a beauty pageant (?) and a police motorcycle stunt team display.
This family film opens with shots from the London to Brighton vintage Motorcycle event, followed by several vintage car and motorcycle displays. A May Queen style carnival is held in the village of Builth Wells in Powys, Wales. The family take a holiday in Wales and Warwickshire and visit a livestock farm.
Peep Behind the Curtain
|Date||18 June 1960||ID||9733|
This colour travelog style documentary film shows highlights of Gilbert Tomes' three week trip to Moscow for the British Science Industry exhibition and conference. The tour includes several monuments and buildings and a visit to the exhibition of the American U2 spy plane. The narration also discusses the impact of Communism on the USSR as viewed by the film-maker.
Borough of Reigate Centenary Film
A film charting a summer of events to celebrate Reigate's centenary year, produced by the North Downs Cinematograph Society in 1963
This travelogue style film shows the family visiting the Channel Islands of Guernsey and Herm on holiday.
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