Comments

VHS tape of 8 separate films: 1) Filmed by David Bishop in 8mm B&W. 1959 Film of - Fantastic Gardens, St Peter. 2) Filmed by unknown in 8mm B&W. Film shows the Liberation: Exploding mines at Gorey. Loading ships with explosives. German P.O.W.'s at St Helier. British Troops at the Weighbridge. Germany Navy personnel. Small ships at sea. 3) Filmed by Wally Battrick in 8mm colour. Film shows: Wedding, honeymoon (leaving on DH Heron G-AORG in snow). Christening at St Brelade's Church. Summer beach scenes. Family in garden and at St Aubin. St Brelade's Fete. Wedding cake. St Mark's Church. Bridegroom. Guests. Bride. Reception. Snow-covered St Helier. Snowball fight. Happy couple depart. Snow Hill, Esplanade under snow + Victoria Avenue, Beaumont. Family scenes at home. This film is located in the Audio Visual Area of the Jersey Archive.

Reference

Q/05/A/69

Date

1945 - 1960

Names

St Mark's Church
St Brelade's Church
Battrick, Wally
Fantastic Tropical Gardens
Jersey Film Archive
Bishop, David

Keywords

Snow | families | Beaches | christenings | honeymoons | Weddings | german forces | explosives | Ships | mines | liberations | films | Gardens | Beaumont | Victoria Avenue | Esplanade | Snow Hill | St Aubin | The Weighbridge | Gorey

Dimensions

1 video cassette

Language

English

Level of description

file

Access Restriction

This item is located in the Audio-Visual area of the Jersey Archive

Closed until

2100

Context:

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