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Fifty years of Maatschappij Zeeland

Polygoon Commisioned Film

Boat trip to Folkstone in England on a ferry with the personnel of the Stoomvaart Maatschappij Zeeland in Vlissingen and their invited guests on the occasion of their 50 years existence.


Shots from a moving car with a.o. waving men, alternated with short shots of passing horsemen during a game of tilt at the ring. Dancing women in traditional attire from Zeeland, a.o. a dance with rope skipping on a church square(?) in Vlissingen. Shot from a moving car with majestic high square tower in teh background. Detail of passenger boat and sailing shots with a panorama view of Vlissingen, a.o. a spinning mill. Several shots on deck with singing and dancing people and musicians. Framed image (binoculars) with a pan along the banks of Folkestone in England. Several short shots of Folkstone, jetty and rough rock coastal line in framed image (binoculars). Close up of man with binoculars. 02:28 Long high stairs with a descending company of notables, a.o. mr. G.J. van Swaay(?), Minister of Public Works and Water Management.

Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
2 May 1925


Original format:
Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid