Gare Maritime

Home Movie Corner

Short home movies illustrating people, places and some enthralling journeys. We hope to add more and if you would like to place your movies on the site please get in touch.

QE2 West Indies
Early views of the Cunard Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2). Commander Warwick at a cocktail reception, sailors at work, the ship herself embarking on a cruise from New York City.
Christmas 1970 in New York
By the same photographer this short film records scenes in New York City at Christmas 1970 including ice skating at Rockefeller Plaza and a performance at Radio City Music Hall.
New York City
Across the Caribbean on the Nieuw Amsterdam
16mm film records a tour encompassing: Peurto Rice, Curacoa, Havana, Cartagena, Colombia, Panama Canal, Kingston Jamaica ending with the ship docking in New York City.

Siboney or Orizaba
Terrific home movie showing life aboard the Ward Line ships featuring an excursion to Kensico Dam!

Siboney Orizaba
The Leaving of Liverpool
A family leaves Liverpool for Canada (1930s)
Liverpool Departure

London's River
An evocative journey down the Thames (1920s). Contains full-frontal nudity!

Tower Bridge
Strathallan at Sea
The Orient liner Strathallan steams past a crowd of onlookers.
Strathallan Trials
A Voyage on the Paris
Stunning on board shots of a group of friends aboard the Paris c.1932.
Paris Cruise
Queen Mary Sea Trials
The Cunard Liner RMS Queen Mary is shown standing off Gourock, Scotland on the Clyde for anchor trials, adjustment of the magnetic compasses and fitment of her lifeboats.
Queen Mary Trials