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[Recruits; Boat Club]
Amateur footage of pupils from Canford School in Dorset undertaking extra-curricular activities. The boys are briefly filmed rowing on the River Stour and performing drills as a small regiment in the school's grounds.
Scenes filmed by Mr. and Mrs. Rudd while on a caravan tour of Scotland, passing over rivers and through the mountainous landscape, taking picnics on the coast and camping by lochs.
[King's Mead School Trip to Croydon Aerodrome; Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race; Funeral of King George V]
|Date||[ca. 1933 - 1935]; 1936||ID||2956|
An amateur film-maker films the planes taxiing, landing and taking off at Croydon Aerodrome; follows the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race on the River Thames; and records the funeral cortege of King George V from a high vantage point.
[Social Events: Christening, The Grange Garden Party]
|Date||April + 1 July 1933||ID||4456|
Christening, garden party and boat race scenes, filmed in 1933, by an unknown photographer based in Berkshire.
Items From the Here and There
A selection of films compiled with intertitles by Dr. Victor Don, including bought-in films of South America, golf techniques and animals, and his own footage of the boys and his family. The reel was first shown to Ashford and Kingsmorth Beavers and Scouts in 1933.
[Scouting Voyage on the SS Calgaric]
|Date||12 -29 August 1933||ID||9332|
This film shows a voyage by Lord and Lady Baden-Powell visiting troops and companies of Scouts and Guides as they cruise the Baltic on the SS Calgaric for an ‘Argosy of Peace’. The film includes scenic views of the nations visited, with welcome parades and greetings by dignitaries, national costumes and uniforms, speeches, processions, dances, games and meals.
A Filmic Review No. 2
|Date||1934 - 1936||ID||1137|
A compilation of amateur material which includes footage of The Queen Mary in dock at Southampton prior to her maiden voyage, several boxing matches, a cruise down a river, animals at London Zoo, Corfe Castle, and a vast flotilla of Naval ships at Spithead being reviewed by King George V to mark his Silver Jubilee.
A Drama of the Thames
An amateur film with intertitles which records a family trip on two small sailing boats to Windsor. Two sets of parents are joined by their young sons as they sail along the River Thames, passing numerous other vessels, stopping for a swim, filming riverbank activities and a yacht race, and reaching Windsor where they walk past the Castle.
[Our Holiday at Herne Bay. Our Doings at Walton. Bob as a Soldier. "Byeways" Film]
A compilation of home movie material with intertitles which includes footage of family holidays and a young soldier returning home on leave.
East Dean and Eastbourne
This edited black and white film was captured by Mr Corder while on holiday with Kathleen (his fiance) and her family(?) in Eastbourne, East Dean, Beachy Head & Birling Gap (East Sussex) and the surrounding countryside.
[Holiday Scenes: Wales and Brugge]
|Date||[ca. late 1930s]||ID||1096|
This amateur film contains images of animals, notably extreme close-ups of caterpillars and their larvae, and of a woman feeding doves. It also has footage of two holidays - the first is a touring holiday of the Welsh countryside, the second a city break to Brugge.
Country Folk in Other Lands
|Date||[ca. late 1930s]||ID||1105|
The first half of this film with intertitles captures images of the Tarn River and of apple harvesting in France. The second half chronicles the Bedouin Arabs of Tunisia, recording aspects of their nomadic lifestyle, including their pottery and food-making skills.
[Visit to India]
On the banks of the Ganges, a funeral pyre is prepared. Street scenes follow, before an Asian couple in Western riding gear pose for the camera. People board a train on the Great Indian Peninsula Railway. The landscape is filmed from a train window, before a busy city street scene. A group of European friends are seen having tea, before footage of boats in a bay, filmed from the deck of a ship.
[In town; on the river; cathedral]
This short amateur film includes scenes from Boston and Lincoln, Lincolnshire. St. Botolph's Church in Boston and Lincoln Cathedral are seen, as well as other views of the towns, including buildings and rivers.
[Family at Home and at the Seaside]
Home movie footage of a young family enjoying numerous visits to the zoo and a playground, outings on a river and a steam train, and trips to a sandy beach. The children and adults build sandcastles, swim in the sea, and go on donkey rides.
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