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A group of friends, filmed by Joseph Emberton on a sailing trip, visiting islands in the Baltic Sea and Denmark. The group go cycling, canoeing, swimming and visit a zoo whilst on their trip.
[Family Compilation: African Scenes; Paris Visit; Winter Scenes; Travel Scenes]
Comprising nine reels of film, this footage begins with a trip by businessman Joseph Horowitz to Johannesburg, South Africa. Travel by ship follows, before scenes of Paris, a canal journey, and portraits of friends in a London street. More footage documents travel through the Alps, a Polish mountain town in winter and Indian street life, before shots of an imposing modern church in a Francophone town.
In a film documenting the last stages of the phosphate mining process on a Pacific island, phosphate is loaded onto a cargo ship moored offshore.
[Climbing in France]
This edited and intertitled pre-war film shows a group of friends on a climbing trip in the Rhône-Alpes Savoie region of France. The group plan and make preparations at home in a garden, before packing their belongings to set off. In France, the group climb and walk, with views of rural village life, plants and wildlife. The group stop at Pralognan, the waterfalls of the La Fraiche valley, Val-d'Isere and Col de L'Iseran.
A film by architect Joseph Emberton of a holiday with his wife Kathleen to Brittany. The film begins in St. Malo and they visit Dinard, Mont St. Michel, Coutance Cathedral and Deauville. They travel through Brittany in their Bentley car and enjoy the local architecture as well as the beaches.
A film by architect Joseph Emberton of his travels to three European architectural exhibitions; the first in pre-war Dusseldorf, the second in Paris and the third, at the Empire Exhibition in Glasgow.
|Date||1937 - 1938||ID||3376|
Amateur film-maker Eric Sparks records the trains and stations of the Southern Railway Company, marking the moment when the first electrically powered trains traveled to Littlehampton and Bognor Regis in 1938. There is also colour footage of the Brighton Bell, images of maintenance being carried out on trains and carriages, bridge construction and the modern signal cabin at Brighton in operation.
A Holiday in Denmark
Both colour and black and white footage documents a holiday to Denmark, including the flight from Croydon airfield, the beach at Tisvildeleje, and Copenhagen street scenes.
Holiday in the Highlands
A holiday by train to Inverness and Loch Ness to visit relatives, shown in footage taken and edited into a narrative arc by Kenneth Woolsey in 1937.
[Holiday in Scotland]
A home movie of a family holiday to Scotland. The Payne family travel aboard the paddle steamer Gondolier, filming the lochs and landscapes of the west coast of Scotland. ~[Holiday in Scotland]~ ends with panoramic images of Edinburgh filmed from the city's castle.
[Japanese Scenery II]
|Date||[1937 - 1939?]||ID||2836|
An amateur film which captures, in colour, the people, attractions and landscape of southern Japan in the years immediately preceding the Second World War.
[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.
Film by members of the Eltham Cine Society of a trip to Innsbruck, showing; scenes around the town, swimming and table tennis at a Lido, and a climb to the summit of Mount Serles.
A thirty minute film by architect Joseph Emberton recording scenes encountered on a business trip to New York in 1938, accompanied by Leonard and Doris Thompson, owners of the Blackpool Pleasure Beach. The film features scenes aboard a cruise liner and in New York, Coney Island and Atlantic City.
[Old Steam Railways]
Film showing the operation of the Midhurst Railways line between Pulborough and Midhurst. The film shows passengers and staff on platforms, level crossings, scenes of the Sussex landscape filmed from the moving trains, and the locomotives themselves. Station stops include Fittleworth, Midhurst, Petersfield, and Partridge Green.
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