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[Marrakech Street Scenes; Heron]
Footage of Marrakech taken by airline pilot Captain William Armstrong. The film contains images of street markets, locals, and the plains beyond the city walls. There is also footage of nesting heron, and of White-European travellers in the garden of their hotel.
Amateur film-maker and airline pilot Captain William Armstrong records images of Rabat. Local street traders occupy the squares and narrow streets of the walled city, and the film-maker visits the manicured gardens of a hotel.
[Aerial Views and Local Scenes of Marrakech]
Amateur footage of a trip to Marrakech taken by airline pilot Captain William Armstrong.
An amateur film taken in Marrakech and Fez. The film-maker, an airline pilot, records numerous street scenes and images of the Sultan's Palace, the interior of the Sheriff's House, the Mosque of Medorsa.
Scenes filmed at Reigate Carnival in 1928 and 1935 by members of the North Downs Cinematograph Society. Elaborate floats and fancy dress costumes feature 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.
[Boat Trip Along the Suez Canal: Port Said to Aden]
Doctors Catherine Violet and Thomas Burne film part of their return trip to Malaya, where they were both stationed. Husband and wife had spent the preceding months with their children in England, as recorded in ~[Summer Seaside Holiday And Family Scenes]~ (March - October 1929).
Sussex and Hampshire Scenes
|Date||[ca. 1930s]; [ca. 1960s]||ID||3379|
A collection of scenes of Midhurst, Petersfield, Steyning, Horsham, Portsmouth and Worthing, made during the 1930s and early 1960s. The scenes focus on a woman (sometimes accompanied) visiting these towns, with the features of urban life - transport, shopping and leisure activities - providing a backdrop. Shop and business signage is strongly featured.
[Holiday to Belgium]
This film shows a series of market and street scenes filmed outside Brussels Town Hall by Ernest Shippam during a holiday in 1931. Several women in traditional national dress pass the camera carrying their shopping, accompanied by young children.
Cruise to Norway
Three reels of film with intertitles which document a family holiday to Norway.
Country Folk in Other Lands
|Date||[ca. late 1930s]||ID||1105|
The first half of this film with intertitles captures images of the Tarn River and of apple harvesting in France. The second half chronicles the Bedouin Arabs of Tunisia, recording aspects of their nomadic lifestyle, including their pottery and food-making skills.
[Stay in India]
This record of a trip to India also contains footage of sea travel, by liner, via Port Said in Egypt and Aden in Yemen. It documents an elephant ride, many street scenes, one featuring a snake charmer, and images of the harbours passed on the journey.
[Japanese Scenery I]
|Date||[1937 - 1939?]||ID||2837|
A compilation of amateur footage filmed by a Swedish diplomat who was stationed in Japan in the years immediately preceding the Second World War. The film includes footage of Tokyo street scenes, pagodas and temples, the Miyajima Temple Gates, a smoking volcano, and a boat ride along the rapids of a river.
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.
Holiday to the South of France
Footage shot by Mr. and Mrs. Rudd on a family holiday to France with their two children, Susan and Christopher, includes beach and cafe scenes, views of the coastal landscape and sea and a horse-drawn parade.
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