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Algeria and Belgium, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/3/7

Scope and Contents

A 16mm colour cinefilm showing parades, harbour and market scenes. A note on the film can reads: 'High Thicket Snow, January 1962. Cap Ferrat, Bruges, Brussels, May 1962'.

Film opens at High Thicket, Frederick Tymms' home in Dockenfield , near
Farnham in Surrey, in January 1962. Woman and child taking a dog for
walk in the snow, and views of a house and garden in winter sunshine and snow.
0:53-1.20 At a Hunt meeting (riders, hounds, supporters) - possibly in Surrey.
Film then jumps to Belgium.
1:21 - 2:42 'Bruggges Schoonste Dag' - (Procession of the Holy Blood),
Bruges, Ascension Day, May 1962. Large crowds watch the parade.
Film then jumps to Algeria.
2:43- 4:16 Cap Ferrat on the coast of Northwest Algeria - hotels,
waterfront, sightseeing along the coast, ferries, harbours.
Film then jumps back to Belgium.
4:17-4:48 Flower market and caged birds for sale - Brussels, Grand Plaza
4:49-5:04 Exploring a castle (near Bruges?)
5:05 - 5:12 Fishing boats and fish market on quayside - in Ostend(?)
Film jumps back to UK.
5:14-5:34 Flowering trees, probably at High Thicket, Dockenfield,
Surrey. Two women walking in the garden.


  • 1962

Conditions Governing Access

With the exception of RCMS 20/3/1, the cinefilms may be viewed online with the University of Cambridge Streaming Media Service at:

For copyright reasons, researchers wishing to view RCMS 20/3/1, (Colonial Cinemagazine 29, Colonial Film Unit, 1950) should make an appointment with the RCS Librarian to view the film in Cambridge University Library. Email:

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright Cambridge University Library.


1 item(s) (1 cinefilm)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Existence and Location of Originals

A copy of this film is available for viewing at University of Cambridge Streaming Media Service:

Related Materials

See also Tymms photographic collections relating to Belgium: 'North and Central America, Oceania and Europe' (RCMS 20/2/20).



Finding aid date

2003-08-26 10:45:19+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
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Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.