Various shots of a Trinity House ship, The Vestal, leaving the harbour. It moves out to the Thames Estuary and moors alongside a light ship called 'Tongue'(yes, really!). Various shots as the anchor chain on the light ship is pulled in and replaced with a new one. Our ship pulls...
Out takes (rushes, cuts) for stories featured in CP 334.
Documentary about the finding of natural gas in the North Sea; good seaside shots.
Fabulous look at life on board a cruise liner - great colour footage. c. 1953
Trinity House ship sets out from Harwich to clean and replace fuel of buoys at sea.
Various views of the city's landmarks and inhabitants at work and play.
Scenes of the British enjoying their Summer break.
Trinity House vessel takes provisions to lightship on Goodwin Sands.
Documentary showing how information about the weather is gathered.
Material relating to the newsreel story "Blue Riband First Try" - 52/56
Material relating to newsreel story "Wolf Rock Relieved" - 52/10
International 12 Metre Yacht Race at the Cowes Regatta, Isle of Wight.
Cuts from colour documentary film about cruise ship from North America to the Pacific.
SS 'United States' arrives in Le Harve and Southampton as it attempts to gain the Blue Riband.
A trip on a car ferry from Dover, Kent to Boulogne, France on the SS Maid of Kent.
Lorry travels by ferry from Tilbury, Essex to Antwerp, Belgium then on by road to Lake Garda, Italy.
Documentary about the Duke of Windsor - Prince of Wales, King Edward VIII
Holidaymakers in Lyme Regis - nice footage of guest house, children playing on the beach, sailing etc.
8 reels of naval footage - some newsreel items, some unedited material.
Out takes (rushes, cuts) for stories featured in CP 384.
Documentary about Parsons - designer of turbines and generators - good shots of work and science.
Lovely Caribbean scenes following the path of Princess Margaret & Armstrong Jones' honeymoon.
Great film outlining the events of 1933.
Material relating to newsreel story "Britain Keeps Canal Working" - 52/6
Beautiful fashions modelled on board SS Oriana in Southampton Docks.