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[Visit to Foochow; Bradford Dyers Association in Shanghai]
This black and white film features coastal and rural scenes of Fuzhou with boats and smaller trading vessels in a bay. The second part of the film highlights street scenes from 'The Bund', Shanghai with interior and exterior shots of a colonial office building of the Bradford Dyers Association. Street scenes outside show everyday life, with street traders and children playing in the street.
[Ted on Motorcycle]
A compilation showing a man [Ted?] on a motorcycle [TW 1617 - also on 8162] driving on an urban street with a young boy sat behind him; a sign on a gate to a field reads: 'No Thoroughfare by order of Henry Layton Staffurth" with two boys being chased over a gate by a man with a long branch [unsure if this is fact or a short fiction sequence]; closing with a series of portraits of several men smoking cigarettes in a street.
Bognor Gazette: London Ladies MCC at Bognor
|Date||1 April 1927||ID||8161|
This short intertitled film: “Bognor Gazette: London Laides MCC at Bognor” [sic], shows several women on motorcycles driving along the seafront at Bognor on route to Epsom, wearing full motorcycling gear. A group of men cheer them on. Further Intertitles explain the race. The Epsom portion of the race does not feature on this reel.
[Violette Cordery Motoring World Tour]
This multi-reel film shows a series of stops on a World Tour by Miss Violette (Violet) Cordery, an English female motorist travelling in an Invicta car travelling 10.266 miles, by road and sea. The tour includes UK; France; North Africa; India, Australia; USA, and Canada. [Only Reel 1 is shown in the online clip].
[Family Scenes in London]
This film from the 1920s shows various sceneds of London traffic, children and families at leisure in parks and in their gardens, a wedding and girls playing tennis.
|Date||[1928 - 1937]||ID||3184|
Amateur film-makers capture community-centred events in Crawley during the late 1920s and 1930s. Scenes include a parade commemorating the Coronation of King George VI in 1937.
Tour of Devon and Cornwall
|Date||[ca. 1930 ?]||ID||8174|
This extended intertitled travelogue shows a group tour through the counties of Cornwall, Devon and Somerset visiting many noted landmarks that includes the Madron Wishing Well and Chapel, standing stones of the Mên-an-Tol, the coast at Lands End with the "First and Last House" and the Daily Mail sign; Exeter; St Ives; the town of Clovelly in Devon; the moorlands of Dartmoor and Exmoor; the seaside towns of Penzance, Dawlish, Plymouth and Newlyn.
[Cars on Seafront]
|Date||[ca. 1929 ?]||ID||8168|
This film shows cars parked on Bognor seafront and crowds of people gathered on the street to watch a motorcade (King's George V Royal visit - not seen) passing though. The spectators wave flags and white handkerchiefs, flooding the road once the motorcade has passed by.
[London at Night in Neon Lights]
|Date||[ca. 1928 - 1935]||ID||9983|
This film shows mixed shots of London at night, illuminated by neon light from street lighting, shop fronts and marketing signage on the front of buildings and theatres. Piccadilly, Leicester Square, Charing Cross all feature with close-ups of signage and street views.
A newsreel showing a rain-drenched parade representing local industries through the streets of Maidstone. The parade was organized as a hospital fundraiser. The online video includes an audio commentary by Dr Frank Gray at the start of the film.
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.
|Date||[ca. late 1920s - early 1930s]||ID||8155|
A film showing a series of cars outside Bognor Station [Similiar to 8143] possibly with the King George V on board [?].
[Brooklands 30,000 Mile Trial; Vickers N230 Biplane]
|Date||July 1929; August 1929 [?]||ID||10648|
This film shows Violette (Violet) Cordery relaxing before her time-trial attempt (with sister Evelyn). This is followed by film of a bi-plane (Vickers Vilderbeast N230) at Brooklands. Scenes follow of the time trial of the Invicta car.
St Bartholomew’s Hospital
A tour of St Bartholomew's Hospital, a voluntary hospital in Rochester. This professionally made film with intertitles informs the viewer of the costs involved in the delivery of modern and efficient health care. It was made to serve as a fundraising tool.
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