British Pathé Travelogues : Vive Torbay Aka Vive Torquay 1968

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Corsican Holiday Reel 1

Corsican Holiday Reel 1

Travelogue using a romance narrative to show the splendour of Corsica as a holiday destination.

Corsican Holiday Reel 2 Of 3

Corsican Holiday Reel 2 Of 3

Travelogue using a romance narrative to show the splendour of Corsica as a holiday destination.

Corsican Holiday Reel 3 Of 3

Corsican Holiday Reel 3 Of 3

Travelogue using a romance narrative to show the splendour of Corsica as a holiday destination.

The Kenya Story

The Kenya Story

Travelogue showing the wildlife, countryside, cities, and beach resorts of Kenya in Africa.

Uganda

Uganda

A visit to Uganda shows us tribal dances, wildlife and beautiful scenery.

Canary Islands Aka Las Palmas

Canary Islands Aka Las Palmas

A trip to the Canary Islands to look at rural life.

African Safari

African Safari

Exploration of South African wildlife and Zulu culture. Great shots of rhinos and of Zulu dance.

Corfu

Corfu

An item about the scenery and people on Corfu.

Gibraltar Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title

Gibraltar Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title

A travelogue item about Gibraltar and its strong connections with Britain.

Sardinia

Sardinia

A look at some of the beauty spots and local crafts on the island of Sardinia.

Mexico

Mexico

A tour around Mexico - modern and ancient.

Alexandria Aka Magic Carpet Land

Alexandria Aka Magic Carpet Land

A travelogue item about Alexandria, Egypt.

Little Old New York

Little Old New York

We go on a tour of New York taking in all the sights including Central Park and Chinatown.

Tutankhamun

Tutankhamun

The wonders of Egypt - Tutankhamun's tomb, the Valley of the Kings, the Pyramids etc.

Viennese Waltz

Viennese Waltz

Travelogue promoting Vienna as a travel destination.

Island Of The Sun

Island Of The Sun

Tourists go on a trip around the beautiful Greek islands taking in the scenery and historical sites.

Crete

Crete

A tour of Crete takes in the tourist attractions and the local industries.

Holland

Holland

A travelogue item follows a group of British farmers' wives on a tour of Holland.

Copenhagen

Copenhagen

Landmarks and pleasures available to holidaymakers in Copenhagen.

Sherry Fiesta British Version

Sherry Fiesta British Version

British version of "Sherry Fiesta" Colour Pictorial issue 515.

Zambesi Aka Zambezi

Zambesi Aka Zambezi

Travelogue detailing the history and the pleasures of Southern Rhodesia.

Rumania

Rumania

Whole issue dedicated to a travelogue showing the wonders of Rumania.

Dieppe

Dieppe

Travelogue showing the wonders of Dieppe market.

Rhodesia

Rhodesia

Strangely aggressive story, concentrating on the force of progress steaming through Rhodesia.

Monaco

Monaco

We are given a tour of beautiful Monaco and see some of the crafts of the villages along the coast.

Gibraltar Apes

Gibraltar Apes

A visit to the famous Rock of Gibraltar.

Nile Steamer

Nile Steamer

A steamer sails up the river Nile to show various ancient temples and statues in Egypt.

Thebes

Thebes

A tour round ancient Egypt including the sun god's temple at Luxor and the statue of Rameses.

Cairo

Cairo

A tour round the city of Cairo taking in the Pyramids and the Nile, and also exploring the night life.

California Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title

California Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title

Travelogue showing the wonders of California.

Denmark

Denmark

A visit by ferry to sample the delights of Denmark.

Fascination And Contrasts

Fascination And Contrasts

Travelogue item looking at both industry and tourism in Ireland.

Jersey - The Long 24 Hours

Jersey - The Long 24 Hours

Travelogue showing all the attractions of the largest of the Channel Islands - Jersey.

Ireland - Tradition On The Move

Ireland - Tradition On The Move

The attractions of Southern Ireland as a holiday destination are shown in this travelogue.

Bulgaria

Bulgaria

Travelogue item showing rural, city and tourist life in Bulgaria.

Paris  La Vie Parisienne

Paris La Vie Parisienne

All aspects of the Parisian life are covered in this travelogue - from food markets to river cruises.

West Coast Of Ireland

West Coast Of Ireland

This travelogue item visits various rural and industrial locations in Ireland.

Moscow

Moscow

Sir Laurence Olivier takes a company of renowned actors to Moscow to perform Othello.

Armchair Alps

Armchair Alps

The spectacular views of the Alpine peaks as tourists flock to the region.

Hollywood - Sound Version

Hollywood - Sound Version

A tour of Hollywood - the sights, the sets, the glamour, the lights!

Greek Island

Greek Island

Travelogue extolling the virtues of Thasos Island in Greece.

Israel - Land Of The Four Seas

Israel - Land Of The Four Seas

Pathe visits Israel, land of the Seas.

Cote D'azur

Cote D'azur

Pathe visits the Cote D'Azur in France.

City There's No Need To Name

City There's No Need To Name

Divine scenes of Rome in this atmospheric travelogue - bellissimo!

New England

New England

Whirlwind tour of New England, USA shows the historic and modern sights of the 'New World'.

The Secret Rome

The Secret Rome

Travelogue showing the attractions of Rome that lie off the tourist track.

Faith Hope And Charity

Faith Hope And Charity

A visit to Morocco, Thailand and Lesotho.

South Sea Islands

South Sea Islands

A visit to the South Sea Islands of Samoa, Tahiti and Moorea.

Turkish Crossroads

Turkish Crossroads

Travelogue showing the influences from the north, south, east and west on Turkey.

Morocco Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title

Morocco Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title

Travelogue showing the mystic delights of Morocco.

Around The World

Around The World

Around the world in nearly 8 minutes and in no particular order in this rip-snortingly fast tour!

Turkey

Turkey

A magic carpet ride through the cities and beautiful scenery of Turkey.

Emergent Africa

Emergent Africa

Fascinating and detailed look at Lesotho in South Africa, shortly after the country's independence.

Madeira - Island Of Wine

Madeira - Island Of Wine

Lovely travelogue from island of Madeira - emphasis on making (and consuming) great Madeira wine.

Florida

Florida

Great travelogue showing the fabulousness of Miami, Key West and the Everglades.

Disneyland

Disneyland

A filmic tour of Disneyland.

Pageantry In Canada

Pageantry In Canada

Canada still preserves pageantry of Colonial Britain, claims this short tour across Ontario.

Danish Farm

Danish Farm

A little travelogue which follows a nuclear family through their Danish farm holiday.

Vive Torbay Aka Vive Torquay

Vive Torbay Aka Vive Torquay

A little travelogue feature presenting Torbay - new resort along the 20 mile stretch of South Devon coast.

Big Game Aka Mala-Mala - African Game Reserve

Big Game Aka Mala-Mala - African Game Reserve

Village life, wildlife and bush fires are seen in this visit to deepest Africa.

Islands In The Sun Aka New Caledonia - Islands In The Sun

Islands In The Sun Aka New Caledonia - Islands In The Sun

Very beautiful scenery in this travelogue which takes us to the idyllic Pacific Islands.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Travelogue showing us both the traditional and modern sights of Hong Kong.

Las Vegas And The Wild West

Las Vegas And The Wild West

Travelogue showing the wonders of Arizona including Wild West town and the Grand Canyon.

Israel - Ancient And Modern

Israel - Ancient And Modern

Israel as a holiday destination is proposed in this travelogue.

America's National Parks

America's National Parks

Travelogue featuring the beauty of America's National Parks.

California Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title

California Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title

Californian travelogue showing its main attractions - Hollywood, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, Monterey

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