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[Home at Shanghai [?]; Trip to Hong Kong; Armistice Day]
This film opens with the Simpsons filming each other outside a house and the couple aboard a boat, playing games on deck. The next film shows highlights of an Armistice Day memorial event in Central Hong Kong. At the Cenotaph officers and men lay wreaths, surrounded by armed forces veterans and spectators.
The Motor Cycling Club London Lugano Run [Ahearn]
This film shows Mr John Ahearn in his Invicta car [YE 7682] on the the Motor Cycling Club's London to Lugano car run in August 1927 filmed by Harry Weinstein.
[London to Australia]
|Date||22-23 May 1930||ID||9328|
An intertitled travelogue film of a trip to Australia starts with a map showing the journey from London to Australia, followed by views at different stages of the route: a bus; arrival at a train station; a sea voyage; the crew and other passengers aboard ship. The ship docks in Melbourne showing several streets scenes. On to Sydney, with the Harbour Bridge, still under construction. A title reads: "Manley Beach" (sic) with footage of surfers and soldier crabs; closing with views over Brisbane.
[Boating; School Sports; Drusillas Park]
|Date||[ca. 1931 - 1937]||ID||10146|
This black and white and colour film shows family leisure activity, with scenes at a boating lake (Isfield), followed by shots from a school sports day, various beach and fishing outings (Beachy Head and Cowdray Park), and a trip to Drusillas Park (Alfriston).
[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.
[Naval Review and Cowes: The Late King at Portsmouth on his Way to the Naval Review]
A film documenting the King's visit to a Naval Review at Portsmouth, with street scenes outside the Majestic Picture House Cinema. The second film shows scenes of the Jubilee Regatta at Cowes, with mixed class sailing yachts and naval vessels.
[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.
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.
[Sunday Outings: Visit to Windsor; Campbell’s Sailing from Brighton Palace Pier]
|Date||1947 - 1948||ID||9258|
An edited film showing a series of outings and leisure activities that includes: a fairground; a picnic; an outing to Windsor Castle touring the grounds; walking on the South Downs and visiting the beach below the chalk cliffs at the Severn Sisters near Eastbourne. In colour, the second part of the film shows a family boat trip, sailing from Brighton Palace pier and taking part in several sports and leisure activities.
[Wandering Round the Harbour]
Coasters, dinghies, tug boats and steam ships move in and out of a harbour, filmed and edited with intertitles in the 1950s.
Festival Year + Summer Interlude + Lancing Old Time Dance Association
Scenes of a parade through Shoreham, a family holiday in Sussex and outings to Weymouth and Kent by the Lancing Old Time Dance Association, filmed and compiled with intertitles by Frank Kessler.
Roving on Rails
|Date||1962 to 1964; 1965 [?]||ID||4828|
This film shows a compilation of the final days of steam: Isle of Wight Railway; Britannia from Broad Street; Great Western to Maidenhead, Marlow; Hailsham Signal Box; Brentford Dock Branch; Somerset and Dorset Line; South Croydon Steam; Linger Line accident; Main line steam at Wimbledon; Mona’s Isle - Manx Electric and Snafell railway, Laxey wheel, Billy Cotton ad on horse drawn tram; Bullieds at Wimbledon, 1963 inc. 34059 on milk tanks. The Queen Mary and several smaller steam ships on the water.
The Herne Bay Newsreel 1963
This is one of a series of newsreels made by John Clague, featuring events in the town of Herne Bay in 1963. The film includes Winter scenes, St Bart's Church Fete, the hospital fete, the making of the movie 'French Dressing' , The Carnival and the last sailing of the paddle steamer 'Medway Queen'
A Window On Wenceslas Square
A travelogue film of a family holiday to Prague in Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic), including a gymnastics event, a parade and various scenes around the city.
[Visit to the USA; Saint Lucia]
|Date||1976 - 1978||ID||5370|
This film shows the family on holiday in the USA, travelling to the states of Louisiana, Texas, California and Washington visiting a traditional paddle steamer, the Alamo Mission, Los Angeles Griffin Observatory, Le Bra Tar Pits, Hollywood Walk of Fame, a trip to Disneyland, later visiting several landmarks and monuments in New York City and Washington DC and visiting friends and family in St Lucia.
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