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[Chichester; Agricultural Show; Tour to Italy; Wittering]
A family film portraying an archaeological dig, Weymouth agricultural show, a tour through Italy including visits to Rome and Naples and various family scenes featuring members of the family and friends.
Amateur footage from the late 1930s of the buildings, bridges and canals of Venice. The film-makers capture the atmosphere of the city, filming it both from land-level and from a moving gondola.
Watery Trail: River Medway
This well-made amateur film with intertitles chronicles the River Medway, tracing it from its source at Turners Hill to its mouth at Sheerness, capturing the places and industries which line its banks.
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.
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.
[Visit to China and Korea]
Footage of pre-Second World War Japan and Korea filmed by Swedish diplomat Tor H. Wistrand. He films temples and palaces, street scenes and The Great Wall of China. The film has intertitles and contains the only known pre-Second World War colour footage of Korea.
[Norway Holiday; Part One]
Holiday scenes aboard a cruise ship in the Norweigan Fjords by Ernest Shippam in 1938. This is part one of a two part film.
[Norway Holiday; Part Two]
Holiday scenes aboard a cruise ship in the Norweigan Fjords by Ernest Shippam. This is part two of a two part film.
With the Bentley in France and Switzerland
A film by architect Joseph Emberton of a holiday with his wife Kathleen. They travel to the French Alps and the Lausanne region of Switzerland, in their Bentley car. The couple enjoy swimming and relaxing in the holiday resorts and take in the mountain scenery.
The Last Year of Peace
|Date||1939 - 1940||ID||1104|
A compilation by a local amateur cameraman, portraying the passing from peace to wartime. Shot just prior to and during the first year of the Second World War, the film provides a snapshot of everyday life as it continued against the backdrop of the impending war, and signs of the war’s effects around the village.
[A Visit to Java, Bali and Sumatra, Angkor Wat and Bangkok]
An amateur film-maker records his journeys around South East Asia, capturing on film the indigenous peoples, temples, dances, and landscape. The film contains the only known pre-war colour footage of some of the most renowned Balinese dancers, including I Ketut Marya (Mario).
Cruise Crossing on SS Montcalm
|Date||3 - 16 June 1939||ID||7492|
This film features Emile and Bessie Lauste on a two-week cruise holiday onboard the Canadian Pacific SS Montcalm. They are accompanied by another couple and are seen together relaxing onboard the ship and exploring places of interest on route, including locations in Madeira, Tenerife, Morocco and Portugal.
This film documents family life at their home in Ottershaw in the months running up to the Second World War. The film features family life and group outings to Arundel Castle, two trips to Farnborough model railway and participation at a school sports day at Wallop School. The film ends with preparations for war - building an air raid shelter in October 1939.
This short black and white film shows the Corder family on holiday in Eastbourne. The family are seen at the seafront, having a picnic on the beach and getting ready to go for a drive in a car.
[Holiday in Holland]
This black and white holiday film follows the Hinchliff family on holiday in the Netherlands. The family visit central Amsterdam, Bloemendaal and surrounding rural areas taking in the sights.
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