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The Old Chorister
Superimposition conveys an old man's reminisces and apparitions after hearing choral singing in this James Williamson production.
A short film of a 1920s wedding. The film shows traffic in the road outside a church, bridesmaids arriving carrying flowers and the arrival of the bride. The bride and groom emerge from the church after the ceremony and leave in a car. The bridesmaids and guests pose on the steps of the church for the camera.
This short compilation shows scenes of a woman visiting Beaulieu Abbey walking through the ruins, followed by a brief scene of an aircraft flying over head [Armstrong Whitworth or similiar].
Joe Beckett’s Wedding
|Date||23 August 1923||ID||3157|
This silent newsreel features the wedding of boxer Joseph Beckett. The opening title reads: "Worthing; Joe Beckett's Wedding; Thousands cheer our popular, heavy-weight Champion and his pretty bride; Pathé Gazette". Large crowds are seen outside St. Paul's Church on Chapel Road. The film ends with a brief shot of Joe Beckett and his wife smiling.
The Young Squire's Wedding at Warnham Court
|Date||7 June 1923||ID||4902|
This black and white film shows the wedding of Charles Eric Lucas ('Joe') and Doris Brander ('Biddy') on the 7th of June 1923. The film also shows some scenes filmed at a later date showing Biddy and Joe with a baby.
An excursion on the English Riviera
This short professionally made film features the south coast towns of Brighton, Hastings and Eastbourne. With the inclusion of intertitles, the film takes the form of a fictional journey made on the Brighton Belle from London to Brighton. Places of interest to the visitor are featured in each town, including the Royal Pavilion, Hastings Castle and Eastbourne Pier.
[Simpsons Wedding in Shanghai Cathedral]
This short film shows a newlywed couple standing in the gardens of St Ignatiaus Cathedral, Shanghai having their wedding photographs taken with the bridesmaids and pageboys. The group are dressed in co-ordinated western style clothing.
[Family Scenes: Washing Car; Hunt; Wedding]
Family members and Nannie walk, play, tend to the animals and attempt to catch a goose in the grounds of Foxhunt Manor at Foxhunt Green in Waldren, East Sussex. Followed by scenes of a family wedding outside a church, where a large crowd has gathered, and later in a garden.
[Violette Cordery Motoring World Tour]
This multi-reel film shows a series of stops on a World Tour by Miss Violette (Violet) Cordery, an English female motorist travelling in an Invicta car travelling 10.266 miles, by road and sea. The tour includes UK; France; North Africa; India, Australia; USA, and Canada. [Only Reel 1 is shown in the online clip].
[Hangzhou and a trip to the Baochu pagoda]
This film opens with shots of West Lake, Hangzhou with structures built into the river bank. The Simpsons and their group go on a guided walk, ride on traditional open Jiao or sedan-style litter chairs through the rural countryside and tour the lake.
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.
[A Winter Cruise; SS Avoceta 3500 tons]
|Date||26 October 1929 - 18 November 1929||ID||3214|
A detailed film by Ralph Staley of a cruise with his wife Nellie aboard the SS Avoceta; sailing from Liverpool and visiting Portugal, Madeira and the Canary Islands. Mrs Staley is filmed amongst other passengers and crew on deck. They take in the main tourist sights at all the stop off points and film some of the local people and customs they encounter. This film has intertitles throughout.
Java Tour; Christmas 1929; Batavia to Soerabaya en Voiture
This amateur film with intertitles charts the motor holiday of a British couple to the Indonesian island of Jawa (Java). Whilst there they film the people, the landscape and excursions with other Europeans.
Bognor Regis Review
|Date||1929; [ca. 1930s]||ID||3167|
A compilation of local news in and around Bognor Regis. The items have been edited together at a later date; intertitles, some animated, introduce each item.
[Canterbury and Miscellaneous Scenes]
This silent amateur film begins by featuring Canterbury, its history and famous landmarks, including the cathedral, all accompanied with titles explaining the scenes. The latter part of the film includes brief shots of a zoo, children riding on a camel, a railway signalman at work and families hop picking.
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