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[Ross Family Pictures I]
|Date||[ca. mid 1930s]||ID||564|
A compilation of home movie material showing family gatherings in gardens and family outings to a shingle beach where the men play to the camera, pulling grotesque faces. There is also footage of aircraft at Croydon Aerodrome, including the Lufthansa JU-52 D-AFER 'Franz Büchner' which has a Swastika emblem on its tail fin.
[Ross Family Pictures V]
|Date||[ca. mid 1930s]||ID||570|
This home movie compilation opens with images of a handful of adults skating on a frozen lake. The film continues with footage of several air shows and of family outings to a shingle beach. In addition, Mr and Mrs Charles Ross visit Croydon Aerodrome where they observe numerous aircraft including the Imperial Airways planes 'City of Coventry' and 'City of Washington'.
Cruise to Norway
Three reels of film with intertitles which document a family holiday to Norway.
[Manor House Estate; King George V Silver Jubilee; Family; Holiday; Airfield]
This film shows the Reed family making preparations to celebrate King George V Silver Jubilee with intercut shots of The Royal Landau passing the Austin Reed Store on Regent Street and Pathe film of the procession. The next part shows a family at the seaside and in the garden. Scenes at an air display feature amateur aircraft including a Le Pou du Ciel HM. 14.
[C.M.C.C Meeting - Chichester Motor Cycle Club]
This film shows members of the Chichester Motor Cycle Club meeting in a village, to then compete in riding through muddy lanes and fields, in the countryside. One motorcycle gets stuck in the mud and others help to pull it out. The motorcycles splutter and smoke as they are put through their paces. Filmed by Ernest Shippam in 1933.
|Date||1933; 16 April 1934||ID||6963|
This black and white intertitled film provides highlights of J-Class, 12-metre and 8-metre yachts and smaller boats at Cowes week - a sailing regatta held in the Solent off the coast of the Isle of Wight along with the launching of Endeavour a J-class yacht from the Camper and Nicholsons shipyard in Gosport.
[Cars and Family Scenes]
This film contains dark scenes of competitors in the motorcar and motorcycle speed trials at Gatwick; family scenes filmed by Mr Williams in Rottingdean, showing a crowd gathered outside the film-maker's shop and on the beach with the children; plus a brief shot of the front of the town hall, and a young woman posing for the camera.
[Scouting Voyage on the SS Calgaric]
|Date||12 -29 August 1933||ID||9332|
This film shows a voyage by Lord and Lady Baden-Powell visiting troops and companies of Scouts and Guides as they cruise the Baltic on the SS Calgaric for an ‘Argosy of Peace’. The film includes scenic views of the nations visited, with welcome parades and greetings by dignitaries, national costumes and uniforms, speeches, processions, dances, games and meals.
“Lest We Forget” Disabled Soldiers Day Out At Margate
A profesionally-made film which records a trip to Margate by disabled veterans of the First World War. The men are guests-of-honour at a lunch hosted by the town's Mayor and Mayoress at the St George's Hotel, Cliftonville. This was the inaugral outing hosted by Margate's Lest We Forget Committee.
Motoring Holiday in Devon and Cornwall
A home movie with intertitles which chronicles a holiday around the Devon and Cornwall coasts. The camera focuses on the holidaymakers and on the coastline, capturing images of beaches populated by sunbathers, swimmers and body-boarders.
This edited and intertitled travelogue film shows a cruise from Folkestone, England to the Stubai Valley, near Innsbruck, in Austria. The film also includes descriptive intertitles highlighting local agricultural processes, regional customs, and traditional Tyrolean dress. The film shows views of the rural mountainous villages of Mieders and Fulpmes in Tyrol. The final section shows the film-makers returning to the UK via ship.
This is a silent version of a black and white documentary film documenting the process of making wooden cart wheels, in detail, from tree to finished product.
[Church Parades; Scouting Practices]
This film shows the 8th Forest Hill Scout group parading and undertaking a series of events in their group hall, followed by shots of a group of Guides (8th Forest Hill company?) behind their parade troop. The film also shows the Cubs and Scouts, and their group leaders, gathered in the street outside their church.
[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.
[Visit to India]
On the banks of the Ganges, a funeral pyre is prepared. Street scenes follow, before an Asian couple in Western riding gear pose for the camera. People board a train on the Great Indian Peninsula Railway. The landscape is filmed from a train window, before a busy city street scene. A group of European friends are seen having tea, before footage of boats in a bay, filmed from the deck of a ship.
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