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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.
[Here and There: Speed Crazy, Old Sussex, New Sussex]
|Date||[ca. 1930s]; [1952?]; [ca. early 1990s]||ID||2185|
A compilation of films beginning with a 1930s(?) Pathéscope production which features a motor vehicle journey through central London and a train journey from London to Brighton, filmed by the BBC in the early 1950s(?). The middle and end of the film feature places of interest in Sussex, again during the 1930s(?) and a coach holiday to Worthing in the early 1990s(?).
[Brighton Beach and Activities]
This edited black and white film provides highlights of a variety of different leisure time activities and events undertaken by the Hilson family.
[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.
[Games and Frolics at Army Camp; RAF Wedding]
This film is divided into three sections - the first [not included in online clip] is of a group of Queens Royal (West) Surrey soldiers on a training camp messing about 'car sledding'; the second is of an RAF officer's wedding day showing the groom and guests in full RAF dress uniform and busby, and the third, is of a mixed group of adults in their late twenties early thirties, on holiday (?) at a lodge next to a river.
[Crowd; Cologne; Wreaths; SS Top; Football Match; Parade]
This film opens showing a crowd gathered outside Essen Hauptbahnhof station watching military vehicles pass by. Various shots of churches and buildings follow. The next section shows a gathering of officers and guests greeting Hermann Göring, followed by film of Adolf Hitler passing Cologne cathedral in his motorcade. [First section not included in online clip]
[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.
[Hereford Cathedral; Churches; Cat; Rural and Coastal Views]
This film shows views of a rural countryside, including sheep being herded. Various shots of Hereford Town show the Cathedral, Prince of Wales Public House, the Old House and several shops. The second part has faded to a strong green tint, features panoramas at Portmeirion, including a view of the hotel and the stone boat in the harbour, along with the wreck of the original Amis Reunis (?).
This complex amateur drama tells the story of a cocaine smuggllng ring on the south coast of England, through a group of women and sailors, at Chichester Harbour, who try to unravel who the culprit might be.
[Smoking; Football Match; Family Scenes]
|Date||[ca. 1932 - 1949]||ID||9980|
This black and white film opens with domestic scenes. The second film provides highlights of a cup match at the Wolverhampton Wanderers home ground Molineux Stadium, with the presentation of the cup to the winning team (Wolverhampton Wanderers or Wolves). The third film features family scenes in the kitchen and garden of a family house in Challock, Kent.
[Air Ship; London; Seaford]
This film is in three sections, the first shows an airship slowly moving across the London skyline; the middle section is a compilation of portraits of London's most famous landmarks; and family scenes set in a suburban garden making up the final section.
Views of Rome filmed by Ernest Shippam in 1931, followed by portraits of a nun - Sister Joachim in a chapel garden walking with several children and a younger man.
[C.M.C.C - Chichester Motor Cycle Club]
This film shows a group of men standing outside a pub in a village, a sign above reads: "...Ales, Wines, Spirits". A man works on a motorcycle in a street, as a woman in a floor length coat and beret rides off on a motorcycle. Spectators watch from behind. The riders compete in time trials along country lanes, slipping in the mud. A motorcycle and side car become stuck, so a group stop to pull it out, and continue to drive. Filmed by Ernest Shippam in 1931.
[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.
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