Title ID 8981Collection ID561
Title[Swanage; Chain Ferry]
Date[ca. 1934 - 1938?]
CollectionLockwood Family
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionTravel
KeywordsBeaches Boats Buildings Cars Ferries Men Swimming
LocalSwanage Sandbanks
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionLockwood Family
CameraKenneth Lockwood
Format16mm Black & White Silent
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


This black and white film shows a group of young men on a trip to Swanage, Devon. The group use the Sandbanks to Shell Bay chain ferry, stay at the Hotel Grosvenor and go on a driving trip through the Devon countryside.


This black and white film shows a group of young men on a trip aboard the Sandbanks to Shell Bay chain ferry (Devon) in their cars. The ferry arrives into port and the men in the car wait to drive off.

The next section shows a view of a pool overlooking the beach filmed from a first floor window of the Hotel Grosvenor, Swanage. A woman below is swims in the pool, whilst a man is talks to her from the side of the pool. He throws a ball to her, which goes over her head.

The final section shows the men drinking in the hotel gardens, walking about and smoking in their cars. (Possibly continued on TID 8956?)