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[Boat Trip Along the Suez Canal: Port Said to Aden]
Doctors Catherine Violet and Thomas Burne film part of their return trip to Malaya, where they were both stationed. Husband and wife had spent the preceding months with their children in England, as recorded in ~[Summer Seaside Holiday And Family Scenes]~ (March - October 1929).
'Travel.' Memories of a Journey from India to England
An amateur film-maker records the people and places on his journey from Calcutta to Pompeii, travelling by rail and by motor ship.
[2nd Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment, Karachi]
|Date||1932 - 1935||ID||3084|
Captain Cyril R. Peckitt created this visual record of life in Karachi whilst he was stationed there with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Sussex Regiment in the early 1930s. The film includes images of the journeys to and from Pakistan, of Regimental activities, and of the Karachi itself. It provides a fascinating record of Regimental life in Asia during the latter stage of the Empire.
[Travels to Burma and Egypt]
|Date||1933 - 1935||ID||3229|
A compilation of amateur films detailing the travels and living experiences of a White-European family in Burma (now Myanmar) and Egypt during the mid-1930s. Various film sections have been edited together in a random order, and the resulting sequence is therefore not linear.
[Stay in India]
This record of a trip to India also contains footage of sea travel, by liner, via Port Said in Egypt and Aden in Yemen. It documents an elephant ride, many street scenes, one featuring a snake charmer, and images of the harbours passed on the journey.
|Date||1946 - 1947||ID||2402|
A two reel mixed colour and black and white amateur film by founding member of the Haywards Heath Cine & Video Society and I.E.M.E. (Indian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers) soldier (?) D. J. Church, recording footage of his stationing in India. Images include various street scenes, sports events, tanks at the British Military Training Centre at Quetta, and the regiment's return trip to England via the Suez Canal.
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