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Amateur footage from the late 1930s of the buildings, bridges and canals of Venice. The film-makers capture the atmosphere of the city, filming it both from land-level and from a moving gondola.
Scenes on board a P&O cruise ship filmed by Joseph Emberton. The film features various games and activities centred around the ship's swimming pool and on deck. Daughters, Gillian and Jocelyn, aged in their teens/early twenties, are filmed playing deck games; the coast line and city of Venice are filmed from the ship as it passes the coasline.
This colour travelog style documentary film, made with commentary and music, shows highlights of a three day visit to Venice, by Gilbert and Mary Tomes aboard a gondola, touring the Piazzas, Campi and historical buildings along the Grand Canal.
[Italy: Venice; Lake Garda]
This compilation for holiday film shows highlights of a family holiday to Italy, touring Lake Garda and Venice by Gondola on the Grand Canal. In Venice the family visit a glass factory in Murano, and tour the Piazza San Marco, and Basillica. The film is inter-cut with shots of the family home and garden in England.
[Holiday in Italy]
This film contains scenes from a holiday that the Dickins family took to Italy in 1958. They stayed on Lake Como in Cadinabbia, but also visited Bellagio, Milan and Venice.
This film shows a family holiday to Croatia in the former SFR Yugoslavia, touring the sights of several towns including Zagreb, Kraj, Lovran, and Pula.
[Holiday to Turkey by Car]
On a holiday to Turkey, a family visit several countries including Austria, Germany and Italy. On their journey, they visit a former Second World War concentration camp, several mosques and explore round Venice.
This titled film shows the Linehan family on holiday in Lugano, Switzerland and in Venice, Italy. In Switzerland the family visit several small villages, markets, board the 'S Gottoberg' to tour Lake Maggiore (?), ride the funicular railway up San Salvatore mountain, and visit a Swiss Miniature model village. In Venice the family tour the Grand Canal with views of Piazza San Marco, Basilica, Doges Palace, bridges, and make a brief visit to a Murano glass furnace.
Portrait of Venice
This amateur travelogue-style documentary film explores the Italian city of Venice, supported by a voice-over narrative with music soundtrack. The film tours the canals, churches and markets of the city providing an historical overview of the construction and occupation of the islands. Views of the 'Regatta Storica' in 1971 are also shown.
A Closer Look
This colour travelogue-style film shows highlights of an English school educational trip aboard the ship SS Uganda to Italy (Venice), Cyprus and Greece with excursions and tours to historic attractions in several villages and towns. The film also shows scenes aboard ship for those on the voyage.
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