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[Brooklands and Crystal Palace Car Racing]
|Date||1930; 28 June 1938||ID||1418|
Film from 1930 shows crowds milling around Brooklands racing track before a race. This is followed by footage from the London Grand Prix at Crystal Palace in 1938, filmed from the stands. The film ends with shots of the Crystal Palace grounds, where a tower is visible in the background, the only part of the Palace then standing after a fire in 1936.
[Children at Play; School Sports; At the Seaside; Garden Scenes]
In a collection of family scenes children play with toys in the garden as their parents look on, and take part in a school sports day, before a trip to the seaside featuring boating and donkey rides. Later back at home, a garden picnic, a game of women's golf putting, children driving toy cars and camping under a tent with a picnic.
[At the Seaside]
Family film showing children playing at the seaside, divers at St Leonards Lido and children in a domestic garden.
A family chat in their front garden. A man and a woman playfully ride a child's tricycle and roll a hoop. Next, a baby is guided along as she learns to walk before being carried around the garden. Men in blazers and women in whites arrive with tennis rackets, greeted by the children, the next scenes are of a tennis match. Finally, a man and his car are filmed as he drives away.
[Phosphate Mining in America and the Pacific]
This film, in three parts, depicts phosphate mining and processing in Florida and the Pacific.
[Holidays in Scotland]
|Date||August 1935; September 1936; 1937; 1938||ID||1442|
Footage of harvest time and a trip to Scotland, featuring a stay at Gleneagles and a visit to the Forth Bridge, are followed by scenes of summer holidays in Felpham, West Sussex.
[Children at Play in the Garden]
Children play in the garden on bicycles and pedal cars as their mother watches.
In a film documenting the last stages of the phosphate mining process on a Pacific island, phosphate is loaded onto a cargo ship moored offshore.
[“Cathkin” House Compilation]
|Date||1936; 1938; 1950; 1951; 1953||ID||1419|
A collection of films of "Cathkin", the Voss family home, featuring scenes of the children playing in the garden in summer and winter, and tennis matches with friends. A school sports day and wedding are also included.
[Purley Garden; Hoxton School Fete]
|Date||14 July 1936||ID||1420|
Mr Voss visits his sister at her house, Malmsmead. In the gardens are beehives, vegetable plots and flower beds. Children play on the lawns with a dog as women look on. The family pose together for the camera, and Voss films a plane flying overhead. The film ends with footage of young children at a schools sports day, doing the egg and spoon race before performing a dance for their audience.
[Spithead Naval Review; Air Display at Hendon]
|Date||20 May - 26 June 1937||ID||1422|
Battleships and cruisers at the Coronation Fleet Review of 1937, during which the HMS Victoria & Albert III is seen, open the film, shot by H A Voss, an amateur film-maker. Biplane and Bristol Blenheim fighter planes take part in the air display at Hendon, staged and filmed in the same year.
[Holiday in Cornwall; Garden Scenes; War Time Scenes]
|Date||August 1939; September 1940; 1941; May 1942||ID||1443|
Four short films depicting family life - a seaside holiday in Perranporth; children playing in the garden; a holiday in Bude, including trips to Bideford Bay and Clovelly; and domestic scenes during the Second World War.
[Trip to Norway]
|Date||July 1939; September 1951||ID||1450|
This film features journeys across Norway, and a short stay in Sweden. In 1949 Voss visits the Norheimsund settlement, the towns of Voss and Stalheim and the fjords of the area. From here he travels across the mountains to Oslo, where he stays with friends before moving on to Helsingborg and Gothenburg in Sweden. In 1951, Voss pays another visit to Oslo, as he does again in 1952, when he also travels to Granvin, Odda and across the mountains through the Telemark to Bø.
[I.M.C.C. Mines; Noralyn Air Plant]
|Date||[ca. 1946 - 1951]||ID||1445|
This film depicts the workings of a postwar phosphate processing plant. Mined phosphate rock deposits are separated from the surrounding silt and slurry, and packed for transportation.
[I.M.C.C. Mines: Dragline Operations]
|Date||[ca. 1946 - 1951]||ID||1451|
After a brief introductory shot of a phosphate mine, the dragline is filmed at work - the dragline being the large crane which excavates the topsoil to reveal the 'matrix' below, the layer of soil which contains phosphate rock.
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