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Coach Wise in Britain: Maidstone & District Version
A film promoting express coaches in Britain made in the 1960s and specially adapted for use by Maidstone and District Motor Services. The film features and is narrated by Johnny Morris. The M&D enquiry office features briefly at the end of the film.
[Ditchling Horse Show; Crawley; A Travelogue in Film]
'A Gemden Film' featuring gymkhana scenes, views of Crawley town centre, visits to a wood and Bekonscot, a model village, and airport, in the mid-1960s.
[Camping Holiday in the West Country; Boating; East Anglia; Old Boys fete]
|Date||1965 - 1969||ID||5669|
This film contains scenes from various holidays taken between 1965 and 1969. This includes Ernest and Gladys Dickins' retirement trip to North America, as well as several camping trips within the UK.
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.
[Our Holiday in Austria]
Inspired by the Sound of Music, Michael Gillings and his wife visit Austria, traveling through Europe by coach on a £19 package holiday, to visit towns, lakes and mountains, in 1965.
Journey Home Stage One: Lusaka to Durban
The online clip shows the first part of this three part travelogue series, including the Puttock family returning to England from Lusaka via road and rail.
Journey Home Stage Two: Durban to Cape Town
A clip from the second part of the Puttock family travelogue showing the Durban to Cape Town leg of the trip. The film focuses on life aboard a cruise liner in 1968 named "The City of Port Elizabeth ". Scenes begin in the city of Durban as viewed from "The Bluff " in the west of the city above Durban Harbour, followed by scenes on a beach, the family watching a tribal demonstration, visiting a Zoo and [not included in online clip] an Aquarium; followed by scenes aboard ship.
Journey Home Stage Three: Cape Town to London
The final part of of the Puttock family travelogue aboard the cruise liner "The City of Port Elizabeth". This part shows the family visiting friends in Cape Town before leaving for Tilbury Docks through the bulge of Africa via Las Palmas, in the Canary Islands, and on to Dover. Shots show the family exploring a beach and harbour in Las Palmas, several ships in dock and at sea in the Mediterranean, eating food and playing games on ship. The ship enters Tilbury via the Thames Estuary passing the Maunsell Fort.
This family film opens with snowy scenes of the family home and garden in Chobham, Surrey, followed by scenes of the family on holiday in Cornwall, Dymchurch, Thurleston, Norfolk, West Bay and boarding a P&O ferry the SS Oriana, on route to Australia (?). This film is intertitled throughout and has an animated opening title.
Mr K. M. Wood’s Visit to Bombay
Businessmen, including Kenneth Wood, travel to Mumbai and visit the Mulchandani Electrical and Radio Industries Ltd factory in November 1966. They are given guided tours around the factory by Mr RL Mulchandani and his sons. They are taken on a visit to a temple and are entertained with dancing in the evening. Indian music plays over the film.
Travelure: East Kent Version
A promotional film made during the the 1960s to promote coach touring holidays in the UK. A fictional scenario is played out, whereby a young married couple enjoy a coach holiday. The film ends with an advert for 'Maidstone and District Coach Tours'.
It's Only a Coach Ride Away
A promotional film made during the 1960s to promote the various coach tours organised by Maidstone and District Motor Services Ltd. The film features the various coach tour locations and emphasises the company's organisational abilities in arranging tours.
[SS Australis; Balloons]
Film of entertainment and activities on board the SS Australis. Passengers are seen being thrown into a pool on deck. In the restaurant, passengers gather for the buffet. A group of young people blow up balloons and then pop them. Balloons are flown from the back of the ship. The Purser and the gift shop are seen along with scenes at night.
Educational Cruises: The Teacher’s Role
This amateur film which details a school cruise to Norway was used by The British India Steam Navigation Company (BI) for fourteen years to promote the educational cruises which they ran between 1961 and 1981. A professionally produced voice-over narrates the story of the 15th-28th July 1967 cruise.
This film the airport and airlines at Gatwick with a large range of aircraft types including an experimental Soviet-era helicopter. Holidaymakers are also shown departing and arriving.
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