• Short Summary

    The benefits of embarking on a holiday cruise.

  • Description

    Introduction: Cruising: The One Holiday That Has Everything. 1959?

    Medium shot of Sir Alan Herbert turns round to face camera and beings speaking, Medium close-up of Sir Herbert lighting pipe.

    Title: Holiday With Everything

    Medium close-up of spinning globe, camera pans to father and son with maps on the table. Mother bringing drinks to family, pan right to family. Close-up of mother. Brother and sister. Family sitting down and having tea. Various medium-close-up shots of family. Coin on wrist showing tails. Shot through ship lower deck window of seascape. Interior, ship, where family unpacking and beginning their holiday. Various shots of liner, people boarding. Shot of Cape St. Vincent. Various shots of holidaymakers on deck sunbathing, relaxing and playing games. Chefs 'below' carving meat and preparing food. Various dishes. Family eating aboard ship. Shot from liner of sea below. Long shot of ship silhouette travelling across ocean. Mother turning light off and going to sleep. Father awake and looking at map. Father and son of family with captain looking at map. 'Ships Head' compass. Close-up of Track chart. Father, captain and son looking at map. Medium shot of mother lying in her cabin, waiter comes in and gives her breakfast in bed, she lowers blind.
    Medium close-up of mother eating breakfast. Boy with camera taking picture of shoreline. Long-shot of sea with distant coast, in the foreground is a small island and shipping vessel. Close-up of boy with camera walking out of picture. Medium shot of passangers looking out to sea. Reading room. Mother enters and takes a book from the shelf. Close-up of mother reading book. Girl, boy and woman chatting on deck. Various shots of people on deck having drinks and relaxing. People jumping into on-board swimming pool. Woman rubbing lotion onto mans back. Close-up of woman in swimsuit. Medium shot of family walking down gangway. Various shot from car window of Naples. Car coming to a halt in Naples. Aerial shot of Naples (good overview of city) Boy taking picture of island just off Naples. Various shots of family looking over city and sightseeing. Pompeii, ruins. Family eating at a restaurant by the sea. Medium shots of young boys diving into the sea from fishing boats. Seascape. Family back on board liner, playing games. Mother and father walking down steps. Passengers looking out to distant mountainous terrain. Father of family looking out with binoculars. Mountains.

    Note: Date on the paperwork states 1959, although it is not clear that this is the date the film was shot.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:11:00 / 01:26:29:00

Comments (3)

  1. Unknown user says

    This reel is duplicated in clip 1259.04. THIS is by far the better quality version.

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  2. Unknown user says

    The man playing the role of the father here is actor Richard Vernon.

    The commentator for the piece is actor David de Keyser.

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  3. sbvernon says

    The mother is actress Benedicta Leigh. Benedicta and Richard were my parents!

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