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[Palace Interior; Sierra Nevada; Bullfight]
An amateur film-maker captures images of the Alhambra Palace courtyard, and of Sierra Nevada from a great distance. The film also contains a sequence showing a bullfight in Grenada.
Amateur footage which features footage of the ornate interior of the Alhambra Palace in Grenada.
The Motor Cycling Club London Lugano Run [H.C.Reigate]
This two-part film shows the Motorcycling Club's London to Lugano car run in August 1927 filmed by H.G. Reigate in his Invicta car (YH 1305); accompanied by his travelling companion and navigator Mr M. Weinstein. The pair travel with a group of drivers in various cars on a journey through Europe.
[Journey to North Africa]
Amateur footage of a journey by boat to North Africa and of holiday excursions once there.
[Journey Through the Mountains]
This film shows a couple travelling through the Swiss Alps towards Italy in an open top car. The couple visit a harbour and the Middle Bridge (Mittlere Brucke) in Basel over the Rhine. Shots of a mountain range near St Moritz, and a hotel surrounded by a snowy landscape are followed by a tour of Italy visiting Bologna and Florence.
[Hereford Cathedral; Churches; Cat; Rural and Coastal Views]
This film shows views of a rural countryside, including sheep being herded. Various shots of Hereford Town show the Cathedral, Prince of Wales Public House, the Old House and several shops. The second part has faded to a strong green tint, features panoramas at Portmeirion, including a view of the hotel and the stone boat in the harbour, along with the wreck of the original Amis Reunis (?).
This black and white film, taken while on holiday in Asia, combines family scenes aboard a boat and swimming at the beach, with views of the local fishermen hauling in their catch.
A Cremation Bali
This edited and titled film shows a traditional Balinese cremation ceremony. Every aspect of the ceremony is shown in detail (with descriptive intertitles) from the extensive preparations to the final stage where the ashes are taken out to sea.
Wellington N.Z. B.S. G.G. Rally
|Date||28 February 1931||ID||9330|
This edited and titled black and white film shows a Scout and Guide Rally held at the Basin Reserve (Cricket ground) in Wellington, NZ, in 1931 to honour the visit of Chief Scout Lord Robert and Lady Olave Baden-Powell. The film includes mixed divisions of Scouts and Guides participating in marches, displays, inspections and speeches, followed by a reception.
[Travels to Burma and Egypt]
|Date||1933 - 1935||ID||3229|
A compilation of amateur films detailing the travels and living experiences of a White-European family in Burma (now Myanmar) and Egypt during the mid-1930s. Various film sections have been edited together in a random order, and the resulting sequence is therefore not linear.
This short intertitled black and white film shows the events of the Royal Highland Games at Braemar. The Royal household are seen arriving, followed by the procession of the clans, dancing and a wrestling competition. The film closes with the Royal party - HM King George V, HM Queen Mary, the Duke and Duchess of York and their daughter HRH Princess Elizabeth leaving by carriage.
[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.
[Christmas Cruise - Trip to Africa]
A film by Joseph Emberton of a cruise on board the Cap Arcona with his wife, Kathleen, and friends to Morocco at Christmas time, travelling via Tenerife, Madeira, and Portugal.
[Life in Shanghai]
Film featuring westerners in Japan and Shaghai including a a Japanese beer festival, two duck shoots and a day at the races.
[Swimming; Driving Classic Cars]
This film shows three men swimming in the sea at Swanage and playing on a water slide in the pool at The Hotel Grosvenor. In the second section the men are also seen driving together along a rural road surrounded by hills and cliffs (possibly continued on TID 8981?).
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