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Java Tour; Christmas 1929; Batavia to Soerabaya en Voiture
This amateur film with intertitles charts the motor holiday of a British couple to the Indonesian island of Jawa (Java). Whilst there they film the people, the landscape and excursions with other Europeans.
[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).
Scotland June 1929
Two reels of amateur film with intertitles which chronicle a motoring holiday through the Highlands of Scotland. The holidaymakers explore the rugged landscape in three chauffeur-driven cars, stopping to watch the herring catch being unloaded at Oban and ending their trip in Edinburgh.
This film shows scenes onboard a cruise ship, with men and women on deck, sitting together and stretching out on deck chairs. Panoramic views of the sea follow showing another cruise ship at sea, as captured from the deck. The group take a smaller motor boat excursion to the shore, later followed by a scenes of the group on land sitting on a bridge and capturing views of several street scenes, before returning to ship.
Morgins: Jan 10 - Feb 2 1930
|Date||10 January - 2 February 1930||ID||3089|
Home movie footage of a skiing holiday to Switzerland. The male and female holidaymakers are filmed learning to ski on the nursery slopes, attempting a slalom course, playing in an ice-hockey match, and competing in various outdoor ice-skating races. The film-maker was a Captain in the Royal Sussex Regiment.
[Journey to North Africa]
Amateur footage of a journey by boat to North Africa and of holiday excursions once there.
'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.
[Tour: Australia Bridge]
This short film shows views of a city harbour (Sydney?) with workers constructing a bridge, seen from an elevated position. The camera pans across two men, talking on the bridge, to capture views of the landscape; showing boats, industrial structures, cranes and workers, against a backdrop of built up residential areas along the water.
[Holiday to Belgium]
This film shows a series of market and street scenes filmed outside Brussels Town Hall by Ernest Shippam during a holiday in 1931. Several women in traditional national dress pass the camera carrying their shopping, accompanied by young children.
[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.
An amateur film with intertitles which records some of the public spaces in Worthing during the 1930s. The film has prolonged images of the promenade and the beach, as well as footage of the town's public gardens and parks.
[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.
Cruise to Norway
Three reels of film with intertitles which document a family holiday to Norway.
This black and white film documents the family's trip aboard the SS Homeric, stopping off at ports along the route: Gibraltar, Barcelona, Monte Carlo; and Tangier (?). With views of local attractions, hotels and scenery, from a moving vehicle and on foot.
A Filmic Review No: 1
|Date||[1934 - 1935?]||ID||1114|
A compilation of amateur material which includes footage of some of London's famous landmarks, such as Trafalgar Square and Piccadilly Circus, the floats being paraded at Birchington Carnival, Beaulieu Abbey, Cobham's Air Display, Margate's seafront in the height of summer, and Land's End.
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