Many many thanks to David Briggs for this excellent video:
In my early days at ACTA, Rodney Hazlitt decreed that I should spend some time in A & NZ and should go there by ship! As a result I have an 8mm cine film of my voyage aboard ACT7 during February 1980. We had an unusual itinerary and sailed from Tilbury via ECNA and thence the Panama Canal and on to Melbourne, glimpsing the Galapagos and Pitcairn islands en route.
I’ve managed to find someone with the kit to transfer the cine into digital format and have myself used some simple editing software to improve its view-ability – although there is doubtless room for considerable further improvement. When I showed it to my family, my 16 year old son said ‘Dad, its got no sound...Read More