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[Solar Eclipse; Visit in Ireland]
|Date||29 June 1927; 1927||ID||10142|
This film depicts views of the total solar eclipse of 1927 followed by a family holiday to Ireland, with seaside views, group outings and portraits of rural settings.
Tour of Devon and Cornwall
|Date||[ca. 1930 ?]||ID||8174|
This extended intertitled travelogue shows a group tour through the counties of Cornwall, Devon and Somerset visiting many noted landmarks that includes the Madron Wishing Well and Chapel, standing stones of the Mên-an-Tol, the coast at Lands End with the "First and Last House" and the Daily Mail sign; Exeter; St Ives; the town of Clovelly in Devon; the moorlands of Dartmoor and Exmoor; the seaside towns of Penzance, Dawlish, Plymouth and Newlyn.
This black and white film shows the Lockwood Family and a group of friends out on a fishing boat from Falmouth, Cornwall. The group line-fish, eat their sandwich lunch and drink alcohol aboard the boat in a bay at Perranporth, Cornwall (?). A young boy also films their trip from the top of the boat with his handheld Cine-Kodak (?) camera.
This complex amateur drama tells the story of a cocaine smuggllng ring on the south coast of England, through a group of women and sailors, at Chichester Harbour, who try to unravel who the culprit might be.
Britain in Colour
This well-made amateur film features scenes of people and places in the south east of England and further afield. Rural scenes and traditional farming practices are recorded in and around Reculver, Kent in the first part of the film. The second part features comparatively busier scenes from the market town of Richmond and coastal towns and villages on the North Yorkshire coast.
Round The Town
An amateur film with intertitles which tours Folkestone in the immediate pre-Second World War era. The film was made by members of the Martin Walter Ltd Garage which features heavily.
[Miscellaneous Holiday and Family Scenes]
|Date||1946; June 1947; July-August 1948||ID||4045|
A film depicting family scenes and outings. As well as shots of Kensington in London, the family travel to Bembridge on the Isle of Wight and over to France.
[Maidencombe in Devon]
|Date||1948 or 1951 [?]||ID||9806|
This film follows the family on holiday in Maidencombe, Devon. The group are seen playing in a garden, taking a trip to the beach, touring the coastline on a speedboat and exploring the rural landscape by car.
This colour film follows a large steam ship or ferry coming into dock at Newhaven. This is followed by views of the Hope Inn public house near West Beach, with cars and people outside the pub. On the water at Newhaven several boats, a yacht and pleasure craft pass by, with views of the harbour, including a train engine marked '6241'.
This film shows a family leaving to go on holiday to France, Switzerland and Italy by car and train.
This holiday film documents a family holiday to a rural lakeside location in Spain (Province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife ?), followed by scenes of the family relaxing next to a pool and aboard a ship or ferry playing deck Quoits and posing for the camera during a rough sea journey.
Scenes filmed at Dell Quay in Chichester, the club house, fishing, sailing, moored boats and the water after a storm, filmed and compiled with intertitles by R.C. Johnston.
South East England; The Downs and the Weald
An educational film demonstrating the links between South East England and London. The film focusses on agriculture, transport (to London and the continent), and seaside resorts.
[Cricket; Pontins Wick Ferry]
This two-part film shows the family eating a meal with the South Bersted Cricket team on a playing field, followed by a family holiday to the Pontins resort of Wick Ferry.
Cinque Ports of Britain
This amateur film made by a member of the Independent Association of Cinematographers captures everyday scenes from Cinque Port towns in Kent and East Sussex. Folkestone, Hythe, Dover and Rye are all featured, as well as footage from Canterbury, including the cathedral. The film also includes footage of a journey made on the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway.
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