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[Compilation: Come to the Fair; Felix, a Live Wire; Rosie’s Nightmare; A Palace of Yore’ Hampton Court; The Merseyside Sea Scouts; Golf with Archie Compton; Australian Grape Farming]
|Date||1928 - 1935||ID||8192|
A compilation of eight films, including scenes at a fairground and Hampton Court Palace, a theatrical performance, fiction film and two cartoons and a short slow motion section showing a man swinging a golf club, all produced between 1928 and 1935 and compiled by Mr. F. G. S. Wise, a photographer from North London.
[Australia Visit and West Sussex]
|Date||[ca. 1930 - 1935]||ID||3451|
An Amateur film showing the Sadler family in various locations, featuring a trip to Australia on board the P&O ship, SS Strathnaver, traveling via the Suez Canal. The film also shows the Sadler family's shop in Chichester and a number of family scenes.
[Tour: Australia Bridge]
This short film shows views of a city harbour (Sydney?) with workers constructing a bridge, seen from an elevated position. The camera pans across two men, talking on the bridge, to capture views of the landscape; showing boats, industrial structures, cranes and workers, against a backdrop of built up residential areas along the water.
[London to Australia]
|Date||22-23 May 1930||ID||9328|
An intertitled travelogue film of a trip to Australia starts with a map showing the journey from London to Australia, followed by views at different stages of the route: a bus; arrival at a train station; a sea voyage; the crew and other passengers aboard ship. The ship docks in Melbourne showing several streets scenes. On to Sydney, with the Harbour Bridge, still under construction. A title reads: "Manley Beach" (sic) with footage of surfers and soldier crabs; closing with views over Brisbane.
7162 Miles Non-Stop World's Long Distance Record
|Date||7 November 1938; [ca. 1938-1945]||ID||9589|
The first part shows "7162 Miles Non-Stop Worlds' Long Distance Record by the Royal Air Force on Vickers Wellesley Aircraft Bristol Pegasus engines" (between Ismailia, Egypt to Darwin, Australia). The next part shows several squadrons flying Vickers aircraft including Welesley, Wellington and Spitfire, grounded and in aerial manoeuvres, and the Vickers-Armstrong factory with a fleet of Wellington aircraft under construction.
A short amateur film, shot in colour by the Sadler family's Australian cousin, Tony Gaze, in Melbourne, Australia. The film features a group of youngsters in military uniforms, and various short family scenes and portraits.
World Cruise with the “Southern Cross”
|Date||September 1958; December 1958 - January 1959||ID||1438|
Two cruises feature on this film - one around the world, stopping at Las Palmas, Spain, Cape Town and Durban, South Africa, Perth, Melbourne and Sydney, Australia, Wellington, New Zealand, and the Pacific islands. Sailing down the Panama Canal, the ship also stops at Curaçao and Trinidad. The second cruise is over Christmas, and visits Tangiers, Las Palmas, Tenerife, Madeira and Lisbon.
[Visit to California and Australia]
This film documents Ken Wood's business trip and sightseeing activities in San Francisco, California and Adelaide in Australia. The film shows Ken with a group on several beaches and aboard a boat. They also visit a Kenwood Factory in Adelaide, Australia with exterior views of the factory and offices ending with views from onboard an aircraft from Adelaide Airport.
[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.
[Watertou] [Hong Kong and Australia]
The Gillings family on holiday to Queensland, Australia in 1985, stopping briefly in Hong Kong.
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