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Footage of the 1903 Dehli Durbar, celebrating the coronation of George V.
The Great Coronation Durbar, Dehli
|Date||[1911 - 1912?]||ID||8431|
Scenes of the 1911 Coronation Durbar at Delhi, shot for Pathe's Animated Gazette.
King George the Fifth’s Durbar Held to Proclaim Him Emperor of India
Two films of George V's Coronation Durbar in Dehli, 1911.
[Home at Shanghai [?]; Trip to Hong Kong; Armistice Day]
This film opens with the Simpsons filming each other outside a house and the couple aboard a boat, playing games on deck. The next film shows highlights of an Armistice Day memorial event in Central Hong Kong. At the Cenotaph officers and men lay wreaths, surrounded by armed forces veterans and spectators.
[Egypt; Family Scenes]
A compilation of home movie material taken by airline pilot Captain William Armstrong whilst in Egypt. A group of White-European people are filmed having a picnic where they are entertained by a local magician. A cruise liner and naval ship join the local craft in port. A pan of a city's rooftop is followed by images of the film-maker's young children.
[Boat from Italy; Pyramids; Air Show; Picnic]
White-European travellers depart from Italy by sea, playing deck games as their journey gets underway. During his trip to Egypt the film-maker climbs one of the Pyramids, filming a panoramic shot from its zenith. Elsewhere, biplanes perform displays in tight formation. The film ends with footage of a multi-generational picnic.
[Summer Palace Peking; Tientsin]
This black and white film starts with a bear in chains being made to perform tricks in a Chinese park. Mr & Mrs Simpson visit the Summer Palace in Peking and enjoy a meal in a traditional Chinese restaurant. The film ends with a shot of a printed advert for the Bradford Dyers Association on a billboard.
[Visit to Peking; The Forbidden City]
This black and white family film provides views of the Forbidden City, Beijing and the surrounding buildings. The second film opens with views from a balcony overlooking a courtyard, and shots of the Simpson family car surrounded by a group of local men within a ring of rickshaws.
[Hong Kong Scenes]
This film opens with coastal views of a bay in Hong Kong, followed by the Simpson group on a day out exploring the countryside, attending a horse race event and visiting the beach at Repulse Bay.
[Launch; Picnic; Friends]
This film shows a group trip aboard a large boat named 'Thistle'. The film show scenes on board, with the group sitting together on deck and a young boy in a sailor uniform. The group play games on the beach, and go for a swim wearing one-piece swimwear. They dive into the sea from a board on the boat. Shots are taken from a small boat on the water.
[Visit to Foochow; Bradford Dyers Association in Shanghai]
This black and white film features coastal and rural scenes of Fuzhou with boats and smaller trading vessels in a bay. The second part of the film highlights street scenes from 'The Bund', Shanghai with interior and exterior shots of a colonial office building of the Bradford Dyers Association. Street scenes outside show everyday life, with street traders and children playing in the street.
[Bradford Dyers Association Shanghai; Courtyard]
Film of people in the Bradford Dyers Association (BDA) office in Shanghai, and socialising in a courtyard.
[Canton; The Lion Steamer and Friends]
This film follows Mrs Simpson boarding a steamer, touring the rural countryside and visiting the bustling city of Canton with friends.
[Simpsons Wedding in Shanghai Cathedral]
|Date||31 October 1928||ID||7086|
This short film shows a newlywed couple at their garden reception in Shanghai having their wedding photographs taken with the bridesmaids and pageboys. The group are dressed in co-ordinated western style clothing.
This film shows post wedding events and family scenes outside a house in (Shanghai) China.
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