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[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.
[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.
[China Trip; On Board Performance; Shanghai Views]
This film shows on-board scenes from a boat trip; the waterfront at Shanghai and busy street scenes.
Thomas Atkins puts Best Foot Forward; 12th Infantry Brigade, on 100-mile Economy March from Dover, completes last stage at Arundel
|Date||31 August 1933||ID||3054|
This newsreel records the 12th Infantry Brigade nearing the end of its economy march from Dover to Arundel. The film includes numerous aerial shots of the Brigade marching along seafront roads, as well as street-level images of it marching through town streets lined with spectators. The country's flagging economy in the early 1930s led to the governent imposing an Economy regime on the army.
[Ross Family Pictures I]
|Date||[ca. mid 1930s]||ID||564|
A compilation of home movie material showing family gatherings in gardens and family outings to a shingle beach where the men play to the camera, pulling grotesque faces. There is also footage of aircraft at Croydon Aerodrome, including the Lufthansa JU-52 D-AFER 'Franz Büchner' which has a Swastika emblem on its tail fin.
[Ross Family Pictures V]
|Date||[ca. mid 1930s]||ID||570|
This home movie compilation opens with images of a handful of adults skating on a frozen lake. The film continues with footage of several air shows and of family outings to a shingle beach. In addition, Mr and Mrs Charles Ross visit Croydon Aerodrome where they observe numerous aircraft including the Imperial Airways planes 'City of Coventry' and 'City of Washington'.
Cruise to Norway
Three reels of film with intertitles which document a family holiday to Norway.
[Manor House Estate; King George V Silver Jubilee; Family; Holiday; Airfield]
This film shows the Reed family making preparations to celebrate King George V Silver Jubilee with intercut shots of The Royal Landau passing the Austin Reed Store on Regent Street and Pathe film of the procession. The next part shows a family at the seaside and in the garden. Scenes at an air display feature amateur aircraft including a Le Pou du Ciel HM. 14.
[C.M.C.C Meeting - Chichester Motor Cycle Club]
This film shows members of the Chichester Motor Cycle Club meeting in a village, to then compete in riding through muddy lanes and fields, in the countryside. One motorcycle gets stuck in the mud and others help to pull it out. The motorcycles splutter and smoke as they are put through their paces. Filmed by Ernest Shippam in 1933.
|Date||1933; 16 April 1934||ID||6963|
This black and white intertitled film provides highlights of J-Class, 12-metre and 8-metre yachts and smaller boats at Cowes week - a sailing regatta held in the Solent off the coast of the Isle of Wight along with the launching of Endeavour a J-class yacht from the Camper and Nicholsons shipyard in Gosport.
[Cars and Family Scenes]
This film contains dark scenes of competitors in the motorcar and motorcycle speed trials at Gatwick; family scenes filmed by Mr Williams in Rottingdean, showing a crowd gathered outside the film-maker's shop and on the beach with the children; plus a brief shot of the front of the town hall, and a young woman posing for the camera.
[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.
“Lest We Forget” Disabled Soldiers Day Out At Margate
A profesionally-made film which records a trip to Margate by disabled veterans of the First World War. The men are guests-of-honour at a lunch hosted by the town's Mayor and Mayoress at the St George's Hotel, Cliftonville. This was the inaugral outing hosted by Margate's Lest We Forget Committee.
Motoring Holiday in Devon and Cornwall
A home movie with intertitles which chronicles a holiday around the Devon and Cornwall coasts. The camera focuses on the holidaymakers and on the coastline, capturing images of beaches populated by sunbathers, swimmers and body-boarders.
This edited and intertitled travelogue film shows a cruise from Folkestone, England to the Stubai Valley, near Innsbruck, in Austria. The film also includes descriptive intertitles highlighting local agricultural processes, regional customs, and traditional Tyrolean dress. The film shows views of the rural mountainous villages of Mieders and Fulpmes in Tyrol. The final section shows the film-makers returning to the UK via ship.
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