Comments

Video entitled Island of Surprises filmed by Associated British Pathe and narrated by Kenneth More. A promotional video of Jersey as a tourist destination particularly for honeymooners. Many views of the island and its coastline with archive film of the German occupation and liberation. Tour of the Occupation Museum; views of exterior of St Ouen's manor, Royal Square and St Helier shops emphasis on perfume, wine and cigarettes, scooter hire, bus trip, view of exterior of RJAHS building, Jersey cows and a creamery; lifting lobster pots and scenes in a bar and restaurant. Colour with sound, this copy made in 1994, duration 9 minutes. (see also Q/05/56 & Q/05/86 available in the Audio Visual area)

Reference

Q/09/4

Date

1950 - 1959

Names

Jersey Heritage Trust
More, Kenneth
Royal Jersey Agricultural and Horticultural Society

Keywords

films | Tourism | Views | Museums | Cattle | restaurants | Lobsters | scooters | Cream | Occupation | Liberation | Beaches | St Ouen's Manor | Royal Square | St Helier

Dimensions

1 video cassette

Language

English

Level of description

file

Context:

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