Showing 16 to 29 of 29 results.
Royal Thanksgiving and Royal Silver Wedding
An amateur film recording two national celebrations: National Day of Thanksgiving in London on Sunday 13th May 1945 and King George VI and Queen Elizabeth's Silver Wedding parade and celebrations in 1948.
[Olympiad; Children; Lord Mayor's Show]
This film shows the 1948 Olympics held at Wembley stadium. The film shows the opening ceremony and equestrian event and some of the closing ceremony. The film also features family scenes (not included in online clip) showing children with toys, fireworks on bonfire night, the Lord Mayor's Show, Christmas, baby scenes, a birthday and Kite flying.
[Felpham; Tankerton. Festival of Britain and Battersea Funfair]
|Date||1948 to 1951||ID||14202|
Friends dance a conga on a beach followed by a wedding and a family visit to the 1951 Festival of Britain funfair site in Battersea Park.
This film shows the family on several caravanning holidays in the UK; a visit to London to watch the Trooping of the Colour; the inspection of the guard of honour at Guildhall; a boating event at Henley and watching a group of army cadets on parade and at a Physical Training display in a playing field. This film is intertitled throughout.
Festival of Britain (1951)
An amateur film documenting the Festival of Britain in London, 1951. This film documents royal visits, London, the Dome of Discovery, boats on the Thames and the festival gardens in Battersea park.
Children, The Passing of Queen Mary, A Sports Day and a Coronation
An amateur titled film in 1953 documenting David and his brother, the passing of Queen Mary, a sports day and the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.
[London Office; Methodist Central Hall Westminster]
An amateur film with intertitles on the work of the staff in the London head office of Fegan's Children Homes in Millbank followed by scenes showing highlights of staged entertainment acts at Methodist Central Hall, Westminster.
[West London Line]
A variety of Great Western locomotives are seen travelling on the West London Line, filmed by amateur enthusiasts; showing signal boxes, engine sheds, views filmed from the footplate; revealing a variety of locomotives on the line.
[Trip Down the Thames; Birthday Party; Rainbow]
This film shows the family aboard the "Wincombelee" boat on the River Thames, passing Big Ben, the RAF Memorial on Victoria Embankment, Royal Festival Hall, Waterloo Bridge, St Paul's Cathedral, London Bridge, Tower Bridge, HMS Belfast, and Tower of London. The family tour the Tower. The second part shows a birthday tea party with a boat shaped cake, and a view of a Rainbow.
[Beach; Trips; Hop Farming; London Zoo]
An amateur film of family visits and outings in Kent and London.
This amateur colour film created by the Haywards Heath Cine & Video Society features a spoken nostalgic comparison of London's busy roads and a still River Thames. The film profiles the Millbank to Lambeth stretch of the River Thames with traffic and local landmarks edited over music.
Petticoat Lane; Train Journey; Bridge Tennis Club
This film shows a typical day in Petticoat Lane Market in London and its surrounding streets. Also scenes from aboard a Southern train and of a local village Tennis tournament in Bridge, Kent
Scenes filmed by Michael Gillings at the Tower of London and River Thames while on a family outing to London, and at his Patcham home in the garden, where his son plays with the dog.
Broadstairs to London - Day Out
|Date||4th August 1992||ID||4997|
A travelogue style daytrip from Broadstairs to central London via train. The film-maker visits several London landmarks and attractions that includes The Museum of the Moving Image (MOMI),South Bank; The British Museum, Madame Tussauds Wax Works and the Palace of Westminster / House of Commons with Big Ben (Victoria Tower) overlooking the River Thames.
Showing 16 to 29 of 29 results.