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[Festival of Britain; beach scenes; cricket match; racing etc.]
A film from the Ellis family collection. Mr Phil Ellis captures scenes from the Festival of Britain, Brands Hatch, Epsom Racecourse, Chessington Zoo and views from the River Medway in Kent. Family members pose for the camera and are seen enjoying a variety of leisure time activities.
This film shows a family leaving to go on holiday to France, Switzerland and Italy by car and train.
[Festival of Britain]
This colour film provides highlights of the 1951 Festival of Britain - South Bank Exhibition, held at Waterloo in London. The sights include many of the exhibition buildings, sculptures and art displays, set among the landscaped gardens adjacent to Festival Pier on the South Bank.
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.
[Boat Trip on the Thames]
The film documents a boat trip down the Thames River in 1952.
Children, The Passing of Queen Mary, A Sports Day and a Coronation
An amateur titled film in 1953 documenting David and his brother, the passing of Queen Mary, a sports day and the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.
Kent Yachting Week Dover 1954
This film shows the yacht racing that took place during the Kent Yachting Week 1954. It shows various classes of boat taking part. The camera gives an all round view of Dover Harbour, showing the East and West Docks, together with the Castle above the town.
[Liner Holiday Aboard the Europa Trieste]
This colour travelogue style film captures the family's trip aboard the Europa Trieste liner, followed by a land tour of the Eastern Cape and South Africa by car and coach. The family visit several sites on route around the coastline. passing through Mozambique and several townships in South Africa; stopping off at an ostrich farm, Table Mountain and a Nature Reserve.
[Balcombe to Brighton]
This colour film provides a portrait of life in the seaside town of Brighton. The journey opens with the film-maker boarding a Southern Train at Balcombe Station to arrive at Brighton. Mixed views follow of the roads and streets along the seafront, viewing the Old Steine, Victoria Gardens, Palace Pier, Volk's Electric Railway, Peter Pan's amusement park and playground, and the sea front towards Hove Bowling Green.
Out to East Africa
This colour travellogue style film shows the family exploring landmarks in Stratford-upon-Avon, followed by a journey to South Africa and the East African coast aboard the cruise ship Kenya Castle. The family tour various towns and cities from South Africa, to Tanzania and Kenya capturing the sights.
[Weddings; Three Bridges Sisterhood London Outing]
|Date||16 June 1956; 15 June 1957; 1957||ID||9161|
This edited film features members of the Three Bridges Sisterhood sitting inside Three Bridges Free Church and on an outing to London. A large group of children is then seen gathered at a swimming pool (?) followed by scenes of three separate weddings with exterior shots of Crabbet Park House and several churches, including Crawley United Reformed Church, Southgate Hall (both under construction), and St John The Baptist Church, Crawley.
A.B. Hols [Family Holiday to Catalonia]
This film shows a family travelling by car to the Aigua-Blava Playa de Fornells Resort, in Spain via ferry and car. The family stop to have a picnic, admire views of the countryside, visit several beaches and tour local towns and villages. In the second part of the film the family visit Barcelona.
[Cricket; Pontins Wick Ferry]
This two-part film shows the family eating a meal with the South Bersted Cricket team on a playing field, followed by a family holiday to the Pontins resort of Wick Ferry.
[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.
[Worthing Yacht Club Official Opening]
A sign for Worthing Yacht Club opens the film. Groups of people stand looking at boats and talking to yachtsmen, on a wet and windy day. Families join the yachtsmen with children playing in and around the boats. There are close-ups of various yachts on land. The film closes with a portrait of a toddler (Alexis), splashing around in puddles and playing with a plastic bottle.
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