Comments

VHS Tape: 1) 16mm colour film. Southern Railways ship Brittany entering St Helier Harbour, late 1940s. 1949: Havre des Pas Bathing Pool. 1950: historical pageant with characters in medieval costumes at St Ouen’s Manor. 1950: parachute descent over St Aubin’s Bay. 1950: Corbière in a storm. 1951: scenes at the Battle of Flowers, [the first after the Occupation]. 1953: decorations throughout St Helier to mark the coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. 1954: Battle of Flowers on Victoria Avenue. 1954: horse racing at Les Landes, scenes of the tote and spectators. 1954: sea at St Ouen’s Bay. 1956: gathering vraic at St Ouen’s Bay, including scenes of the vraic stacks. 1956: Battle of Flowers. July 1957, visit of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh; shows Royal Yacht Britannia arriving off Noirmont, scenes on the Albert Pier and the Queen being driven through streets of St Helier. 1957: good scenes at the sub-aqua club at Rozel and shots at the airport. 1958: scenes at the BSJA [British Show Jumping Association] gymkhana.

Reference

Q/05/A/141

Date

1949 - 1958

Names

Jersey Film Archive
Jersey Sub Aqua Club
Jersey Airport
Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 1952-
British Show Jumping Association Jersey
Southern Railway Company Limited
Brittany (Steamer)
Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, consort of Queen Elizabeth II

Keywords

films | Ships | Harbours | pageants | parachuting | storms | Battle of Flowers | Decorations | Coronations | Horse Racing | horse shows | Vraic | Royal Visits | Diving | Airports | Gymkhanas | St Helier Harbour | Havre des Pas Bathing Pool | St Aubin's Bay | St Ouen's Manor | Corbière | Victoria Avenue | Les Landes | St Ouen's Bay | Noirmont | Albert Pier | Rozel

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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