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[Pleasure Steamer “Brighton Queen” at West Pier; Bathing Beauties at Brighton Beach; Devil’s Dyke Fun Fair; Brighton Promenade.]
|Date||[ca. 1896]; [ca. 1920s]||ID||6080|
A compilation of early films made in Brighton and Hove and compiled by Hove Museum. The compilation includes a pleasure steamer at the West Pier, Women in bathing costumes, a funfair at Devil's Duke, and various beach scenes.
[Home at Shanghai [?]; Trip to Hong Kong; Armistice Day]
This film opens with the Simpsons filming each other outside a house and the couple aboard a boat, playing games on deck. The next film shows highlights of an Armistice Day memorial event in Central Hong Kong. At the Cenotaph officers and men lay wreaths, surrounded by armed forces veterans and spectators.
The Motor Cycling Club London Lugano Run [Ahearn]
This film shows Mr John Ahearn in his Invicta car [YE 7682] on the the Motor Cycling Club's London to Lugano car run in August 1927 filmed by Harry Weinstein.
[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.
[Boating; School Sports; Drusillas Park]
|Date||[ca. 1931 - 1937]||ID||10146|
This black and white and colour film shows family leisure activity, with scenes at a boating lake (Isfield), followed by shots from a school sports day, various beach and fishing outings (Beachy Head and Cowdray Park), and a trip to Drusillas Park (Alfriston).
[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.
|Date||[ca. mid - late 1930s]||ID||13177|
Amateur film of the RMS Queen Mary ocean liner seen from a variety of angles getting up steam and setting off from Southampton.
[Visit to USA and Canada]
An unknown family set off for New York from Southampton on the Berengaria, a Cunard White Star liner, in 1935. Scenes filmed onboard and sightseeing in New York are included.
[Naval Review and Cowes: The Late King at Portsmouth on his Way to the Naval Review]
A film documenting the King's visit to a Naval Review at Portsmouth, with street scenes outside the Majestic Picture House Cinema. The second film shows scenes of the Jubilee Regatta at Cowes, with mixed class sailing yachts and naval vessels.
[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.
Round The Town
An amateur film with intertitles which tours Folkestone in the immediate pre-Second World War era. The film was made by members of the Martin Walter Ltd Garage which features heavily.
Classic Cinema Club Embassy Branch River Outing
A Cinema Club's outing to Hampton Court by pleasure steamer on the River Thames
[Sunday Outings: Visit to Windsor; Campbell’s Sailing from Brighton Palace Pier]
|Date||1947 - 1948||ID||9258|
An edited film showing a series of outings and leisure activities that includes: a fairground; a picnic; an outing to Windsor Castle touring the grounds; walking on the South Downs and visiting the beach below the chalk cliffs at the Severn Sisters near Eastbourne. In colour, the second part of the film shows a family boat trip, sailing from Brighton Palace pier and taking part in several sports and leisure activities.
[Wandering Round the Harbour]
Coasters, dinghies, tug boats and steam ships move in and out of a harbour, filmed and edited with intertitles in the 1950s.
Festival Year + Summer Interlude + Lancing Old Time Dance Association
Scenes of a parade through Shoreham, a family holiday in Sussex and outings to Weymouth and Kent by the Lancing Old Time Dance Association, filmed and compiled with intertitles by Frank Kessler.
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