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A series of shots showing an open deck ferry at Southampton, approaching to dock to allow vehicles to disembark. On the ferry are several men on bicycles and foot passengers. The film then shows a De Havilland DH60X Moth aircraft [G-EBVC?] on the water with a naval vessel behind, followed by a view of the dockside. The film is somewhat murky.
[Colonists in East Africa]
Various scenes of colonists in East Africa during the 1930s. The film features scenes of the landscape and some of the local people. The film also shows scenes of the colonists houses and aerial shots taken from planes.
[Winter Sports and Summer Outings in the South East]
This black and white edited film shows a group undertaking a series of winter sports in Switzerland (?), followed by a series of outings that include the Southdown bus depot and a mix of East Kent buses with busy street scenes. The group also visit Herne Bay seafront, Margate Lido and the Dreamland Amusement park.
[Tour: Loading Car on Board]
This short film (continued from TID: 6462) shows several men standing on deck dressed in hats and leather driving coats talking to each other as two motorcars are hoisted onto the deck of a ship by a crane (additional ship deck shots on TID: 6481). The film closes with shots of several cars driving off the ship, once it has moored in a port.
[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.
[A Guild outing to London's Docks and Greenwich]
This short film shows a large group of men on a trip along the river Thames (identified on the can as being a 'Guild Outing'). The men in formal coats and hats are the focus of the film with London's dock yards as the backdrop to their trip.
A film by architect Joseph Emberton of his travels to three European architectural exhibitions; the first in pre-war Dusseldorf, the second in Paris and the third, at the Empire Exhibition in Glasgow.
[Grant: Voyage to America]
A voyage aboard the RMS Queen Mary to New York City, with a tour of several landmarks, a trip on the Elevated Railway, the district of Harlem and Coney Island. The trip includes a flight aboard an aircraft to visit the Niagara / Horseshoe Falls and later the return trip on the RMS Aquitania. The colour has a red cast and is de-saturated.
[Camper and Nicholsons Ltd; Ratsey and Lapthorn Ltd; Launch of Yacht]
This short black and white film provides highlights of several ship workers hauling a ship on pulleys and ropes into the Solent, with views of the Ratsey and Lapthorn sail-making building on the same dockyard.
Cine Magazine 1939 edition
This film shows various scenes of everyday life in various towns & villages in England, also Ostend, Belgium.
[Navy in Ceylon]
This film shows scenes of the Royal Naval land base at "RMS Mayina", near Colombo, Ceylon [Sri Lanka] with views of camp life that includes men at the camp entrance, the inside of a hut, and short scenes aboard several vessels. The film also includes a mix of everyday street scenes with: oxen, cats, local markets, children waving at the camera, a visit to the "Lomond Rubber Creping Mill, Kelaniya", local Sir Lankan men in portrait, and naval vessels on a lake or river.
[Atlantic Naval Convoys]
Amateur colour and black and white film of the North Atlantic convoys filmed on-board HMS Dianthus (K95), a Royal Navy Flower-class corvette, during World War Two.
[Compilation: Coastal Command Operational Films]
|Date||5 December 1944 - 23 March 1945||ID||9562|
Film 1: Coastal Command Operational Film No. C. 47 Attack on Enemy Shipping in Fjord at Nordgulen 5.12.44 Film 2: Coastal Command Operational Film No. C. 54 Attack on Enemy Shipping off Aalesund. 10.1.45 Film 3: Coastal Command Operational Film No. C. 57 Attack on Enemy Shipping Ford, Fjord. 9.2.45 Film 4: Coastal Command Operational Film No. C. 59-61 Attack on Enemy Shipping in Skagerrak. 7.3.45 Film 5: Coastal Command Operational Film No. C. 63 Attack on Enemy Shipping in Vindspol. 8.3 45 Film 6: Coastal Command Operational Film No. C. 67 Attack on Enemy Shipping at Tejgenaes S.W of Nerlandsly. 23.3.45. Print in very poor condition.
This colour film follows a large steam ship or ferry coming into dock at Newhaven. This is followed by views of the Hope Inn public house near West Beach, with cars and people outside the pub. On the water at Newhaven several boats, a yacht and pleasure craft pass by, with views of the harbour, including a train engine marked '6241'.
Various Trains and Planes
This silent colour film opens with various scenes from RAF Manston, followed by industrial heavy plant machinery being moved through rural countryside. This is followed by scenes of the Leas Cliff railway, Folkestone; views from and inside the signal box at Canterbury West Station and the interior workings of the Signal Box at Sturry.
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