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The Prince Abroad
This black and white film shows highlights of the Whitgift School Dramatic Society's 15 day tour of Southern Germany and to Ostend, Belgium in May 1960. Highlights of sections of the performances of Hamlet are shown, as are pre-show preparations in wardrobe and make up, along with the group on leisure and sightseeing activities.
This colour travelog style film shows highlights of the Tomes' visit to Athens. The family also stop to buy souvenirs at the local street markets and meet people from local communities and rural villages. The film has a voice over narrative and music soundtrack throughout.
Peep Behind the Curtain
|Date||18 June 1960||ID||9733|
This colour travelog style documentary film shows highlights of Gilbert Tomes' three week trip to Moscow for the British Science Industry exhibition and conference. The tour includes several monuments and buildings and a visit to the exhibition of the American U2 spy plane. The narration also discusses the impact of Communism on the USSR as viewed by the film-maker.
[Compilation: Heathrow Airport; Portsmouth; Hove Greyhound Stadium; Tower of London]
|Date||[ca. 1961 - 1962]||ID||4030|
This film is broken down into several parts: scenes at an airport, 'Telephone House' and people working in it, shots of Nelson's 'Victory' in Portsmouth, a scene of HM The Queen visiting Hove greyhound stadium, footage at the Tower of London as well as two short home made adverts for film stock. Only a short clip available online.
[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.
[Vacation Leave 1961: Part One]
|Date||1961; [June 1962]||ID||7734|
Holiday and family scenes including on board a ship arriving at Southampton; Maurice Puttock attending a Trooping the Colour event in Horse Guards Parade; a visit to Bexhill Seafront, Battle Abbey and Battlefield; and visiting The Monument in London to capture panoramic views from the top (202 feet high). The film closes with family scenes in a garden.
Old Surrey Water Mills
|Date||1962 - 1963||ID||1584|
A compilation of static views showing a series of water mills from across Surrey, intercut with titles denoting location.
[Compilation: 1: Historic Railways; 2: Advert; 3: The Sound of Music]
|Date||1962 - 1963||ID||4014|
A well produced amateur film in 3 parts. The film begins with a study of local small railways. There is a short advert and then a tribute to Rodgers and Hammerstein productions, focusing on the Sound of Music.
Roving on Rails
|Date||1962 to 1964; 1965 [?]||ID||4828|
This film shows a compilation of the final days of steam showing: The Isle of Wight Railway; Britannia from Broad Street; Great Western to Maidenhead, Marlow; Hailsham Signal Box; Brentford Dock Branch; Somerset and Dorset Line; South Croydon Steam; Linger Line accident; Main line steam at Wimbledon; Mona’s Isle - Manx Electric and Snafell railway, Laxey wheel, Billy Cotton ad on horse drawn tram; Bullieds at Wimbledon, 1963 inc. 34059 on milk tanks. The Queen Mary and several smaller steam ships on the water.
[Broadstairs Annual Dickens Festival 1962 + 1963]
|Date||[1962 - 1963]||ID||5247|
Scenes of the Broadstairs Annual Dickens Festival parade and musical performances, filmed by Enid Briggs in the early 1960s.
[Cadet Corps; Beaulieu; Sports Day]
This family film shows: a group of cadets practising armoury drills and exercises on a playing field; the family on an outing to Beaulieu, with portrait shots of the family posing next to "The Bournemouth Belle" or Stowe steam locomotive; Go-Karts and a Model T Ford ride; Beaulieu Abbey and the grounds of the Motor Museum. The film finishes with scenes of a school Sports Day event at Brighton College (also on TID: 5347).
[Family Scenes; Cornish Holiday]
This film shows the Brickell children walking to a park and playing on a miniature narrow gauge railway [Beech Hurst?], followed by a compilation of holiday scenes in Cornwall with the family walking along the cliffs at Lizard Point, visiting Trinity House and Lizard Lighthouse.
This film shows various scenes and activities of people in Canterbury's streets, at a cricket match and at Christmas time.
[The Bluebell Line]
|Date||27 October 1963||ID||4026|
A short amateur film detailing a trip on the Bluebell Railway, visiting Horsted Keynes, Burgess Hill and finally Brighton station. People on the platform await the arrival of the train. Railway workers are dressed in period costume, some observers film the activities. After going to Horsted Keynes and Burgess Hill the "Blue Bell" locomotive arrives at Brighton station.
[Fairlight & Flowers]
An intertitled film showing several family outings that includes Alexandra Park in St Leonards, Hastings seafront and Hastings Old Town with Castle on the hill. This is followed by a visit to Fairlight; with views of the countryside and sheep with lambs. (possibly continued on TID:5724).
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