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The Nineteen Thirteen Derby at Epsom
|Date||4 June 1913||ID||25|
A visual record of the 1913 Epsom Derby which includes images of the racegoers, and the start and finish of the race.
[A ‘Capitol’ Newsreel by Clifford Spain III]
|Date||1927 - 1934||ID||1518|
A compilation of films of local interest which which were exhibited in a newsreel format at the Capitol Cinema in Walton-on-Thames by its manager Clifford Spain. The films record community events including parades, local election results and sports meetings. The camera pays special attention to the locals who visit the events.
[Hangzhou and a trip to the Baochu pagoda]
This film opens with shots of West Lake, Hangzhou with structures built into the river bank. The Simpsons and their group go on a guided walk, ride on traditional open Jiao or sedan-style litter chairs through the rural countryside and tour the lake.
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. 2
|Date||1934 - 1936||ID||1137|
A compilation of amateur material which includes footage of The Queen Mary in dock at Southampton prior to her maiden voyage, several boxing matches, a cruise down a river, animals at London Zoo, Corfe Castle, and a vast flotilla of Naval ships at Spithead being reviewed by King George V to mark his Silver Jubilee.
[Toddler and Family; Garden Scenes; Beach Holiday]
This family film features Stella and her family at home and on an outing to a seaside. The family also visit their holiday home and a small playground and zoo.
[Fegans Early Days; Visit to Zoo; Sports; Open Day]
Boys from Fegans Childrens Homes visit the zoo, go camping and travel to Liverpool before assembling back at school for an Open Day.
Broadway, One of England’s Prettiest Villages [England in Coronation Year; Country Gardens]
This family film shows a family visit to the village of Broadway in Worcestershire in the Cotswolds, as well trips to the towns of Leamington Spa and East Grinstead. The family explore several large homes, gardens and rural spaces as they explore the countryside. [Note: there is a pink/magenta cast to this film]
[Cawley Road Scenes; Garden]
Film of a royal visit by HM Elizabeth, Queen Consort of the United Kingdom, followed by various family scenes and portraits taken at the family home and garden, filmed by Ernest Shippam in the late 1930s.
[Lanrick; Christmas; Farm]
|Date||1939 - 1941||ID||10045|
This film, with both colour and black and white sections, shows the family at home and in their garden. The family go on several outings and trips around the South Coast, with friends and family visiting Birling Gap, Bodiam Castle and on holiday in St Ives in Cornwall. There is also a brief trip to Trinity College, Oxford.
Festival of Britain at Canterbury
|Date||18 July - 10 August 1951||ID||824|
Events celebrating the Festival of Britain in Canterbury during July and August 1951, including a 'Festival Service' at the Cathedral, a visit from the Duchess of Kent, a parade through the town and a cricket match.
Festival of Britain (1951)
An amateur film documenting the Festival of Britain in London, 1951. This film documents royal visits, London, the Dome of Discovery, boats on the Thames and the festival gardens in Battersea park.
Whitgift at Cranwell
This black and white narrated film shows highlights from the Whitgift School Combined Cadet Force (CCF) at RAF Cranwell in 'August 1958' featuring the cadets undergoing formal training exercises, sports events and watching a passing out parade. [Music has been removed from online clip for copyright reasons]
Peep Behind the Curtain
|Date||18 June 1960||ID||9733|
This colour travelog style documentary film shows highlights of Gilbert Tomes' three week trip to Moscow for the British Science Industry exhibition and conference. The tour includes several monuments and buildings and a visit to the exhibition of the American U2 spy plane. The narration also discusses the impact of Communism on the USSR as viewed by the film-maker.
A short amateur film compiled of newspaper clippings, television news and some original footage both in colour and black and white, of Russian Soviet Pilot and Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin's visit to England shortly after his historic orbit of the earth in 1961 in his Vostok 1 spacecraft.
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