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CHILDREN'S PLAYGROUND

Children's Playground (1920)

A playground for holiday maker's kids opens in Great Yarmouth.

EXCURSIONS AGAIN

Excursions Again (1920)

Everyone has lots of summer fun at the seaside in Herne Bay, Kent.

PLANTING THE PENALTY HEDGE AT WHITBY

Planting The Penalty Hedge At Whitby (1938)

The Penny Hedge is built on the sands of Whitby...

ON THE COAST

On The Coast (1938)

Good footage of people in coats on the beach and enjoying fairground rides on a...

MEMORIAL ON THE CLIFFS

Memorial On The Cliffs (1921)

Lord Lambourne unveils a monument to those from Southend-on-Sea who were...

EVERYONE CAN'T GO TO DEAUVILLE

Everyone Can't Go To Deauville (1924)

A look at high society holiday makers in the South of France.

BROOKLANDS BY THE SEA

Brooklands By The Sea (1925)

Various men and one lady take part in motor racing on the sands at...

MANY HANDS...ETC

Many Hands...Etc (1925)

People from the Royal North Devon Golf Club help to rebuild the sea wall around...

RAMSGATE TEA PARTY

Ramsgate Tea Party (1939)

Footage of the huge tea party on Ramsgate beach in Kent.

DANGER! aka DANGER MINES

Danger! AKA Danger Mines (1940)

A mine disposal team at work on a beach.

MUD 'LARKS' AT SOUTHEND

Mud 'larks' At Southend (1939)

Good shots of holidaymakers having fun on Southend beach in Essex.

STRANDED! aka SHIP STRANDED AT TWEED HEADS, AUSTRALIA

Stranded! AKA Ship Stranded At Tweed Heads, Australia (1940)

Crew of small stranded ship brought...

"Nora" Runs Amok (1940)

A damaged merchant ship is beached after hitting a mine and a seaside pier.

LURE OF NORTHERN SPEED TRIALS

Lure Of Northern Speed Trials (1926)

Cars and motorbikes race across a wide sandy beach in front of a...

NATIONAL EISTEDDFOD

National Eisteddfod (1952)

Choirs and druids, brass bands and bards - all part of the Welsh National...

THE GALE'S PRANK

The Gale's Prank (1926)

Battleship, H.M.S. Thunderer, is blown ashore on her way to the breaker's yard. ...

FLAMINGO ROUND UP aka FLAMINGO ROUNDUP

Flamingo Round Up AKA Flamingo Roundup (1959)

Flamingos in Rhone Delta are rounded up to be studies...

WALKING COCKLE STALL issue title is COCKLES TO CHUCKLES

Walking Cockle Stall Issue Title Is Cockles To Chuckles (1936)

Quirky item - women wears circular...

HATS FOR SALE issue title is MILES AND SMILES

Hats For Sale Issue Title Is Miles And Smiles (1936)

Enterprising man sells sun hats to hot...

DONKEY DRIVER ARTIST

Donkey Driver Artist (1937)

Seaside donkey driver paints pictures of beach in spare time

SEA TRACTOR BURGH ISLAND issue title - SHOULD AULD ACQUAINTANCE ...

Sea Tractor Burgh Island Issue Title - Should Auld Acquaintance ... (1938)

Sea Tractor:...

POOLE issue title is GOOD HEALTH

Poole Issue Title Is Good Health (1938)

Travelogue item showing pretty seaside town of Poole in...

POSTMAN'S SHOES issue title - SAFE AND SHORE

Postman's Shoes Issue Title - Safe And Shore (1938)

A postman from Dungeness attaches flat square...

FOUR KREMLINS

Four Kremlins (1939)

The Four Kremlins, an acrobatic team, rehearse their act on the beach.

TAKING COVER AND CAMOUFLAGED COSTUME

Taking Cover And Camouflaged Costume (1940)

An angler puts up a sign to protect his gear, and a girl...

SURF RIDING issue title is LUCKY DIP

Surf Riding Issue Title Is Lucky Dip (1941)

Surfers in Australia row long canoes into large waves.

NEWS FLASHES - BIRTHDAY IN THE SEA

News Flashes - Birthday In The Sea (1955)

Birthday party held in sea by all year swimmers.

ORPHANS OUTING BY TAXI

Orphans Outing By Taxi (1955)

Sixty taxi drivers take 200 West Norwood orphans to Brighton - and pay...

HI HIC TAXSHI

Hi Hic Taxshi (1959)

Speciality taxis for drunks - cab drivers drive the drunk and his car home.

AWAY WITH BEACH OIL aka NEW TREATMENT SUCCESSFUL

Away With Beach Oil AKA New Treatment Successful (1962)

New methods from removing tar from beach...

Selected Originals - WONDERFUL WHITSUN - 62/48

Selected Originals - Wonderful Whitsun - 62/48 (1962)

Material relating to newsreel story...

OIL MENACE HITS FRENCH BEACHES

Oil Menace Hits French Beaches (1967)

Workers clean up the beaches hit by oil pollution from 'Torrey...

SUN TENT

Sun Tent (1968)

Holidaymakers hire plastic Sun Tents to make the most of the weather. Littlehampton,...

RAMSGATE - MAN IN BIG WHEEL WORLD CHAMPION BIG WHEEL RIDER

Ramsgate - Man In Big Wheel World Champion Big Wheel Rider (1969)

David Trumayne breaks World...

SANDS AS TRAINING GROUND

Sands As Training Ground (1929)

Horse trainers take their charges to the beach at Tenby in Wales for...

TORQUAY aka YOUR WORLD IN NINE MINUTES

Torquay AKA Your World In Nine Minutes (1947)

The Carnival Queen of Torquay is crowned in the...

SEASIDE BEACH SCENES

Seaside Beach Scenes (1930-1939)

British seaside scenes on a sunny summer day.

INVASION: BEACH LANDINGS

Invasion: Beach Landings (1944)

Material showing landing craft arriving and unloading at beach....

TRAIN TRIP TO BRIGHTON - NEW KINGSTON BY PASS

Train Trip To Brighton - New Kingston By Pass (1939)

Couple go on trip to Brighton and footage of...

SOUTHEND AT WHITSUN

Southend At Whitsun (1947)

People relax during the Whitsun holiday in Southend, Essex.

CHILDREN PLAYING ON SAND - GUARD CHANGING

Children Playing On Sand - Guard Changing (1946)

Children playing on beach, changing guards on...

NEW METHOD OF FILMING FROM HELICOPTER

New Method Of Filming From Helicopter (1961)

French use new gyroscopic camera for filming from...

PIGMY WHALE WASHED ASHORE IN SYDNEY

Pigmy Whale Washed Ashore In Sydney (1964)

Pigmy whale washed ashore at beach in Sydney, Australia.

HORSE AND SULKY RACING ON THE BEACH

Horse And Sulky Racing On The Beach (1959)

Horse and sulky race takes place on beach in Germany.

CANNES FILM FESTIVAL

Cannes Film Festival (1957)

Photographer taking picture of star in bikini.

STAGGERED HOLIDAYS HELP EVERYBODY

Staggered Holidays Help Everybody (1948)

People are urged to avoid trying to fit a quart into a pint...

HOLIDAY CAMPING IN HOLLAND

Holiday Camping In Holland (1960)

The Dutch go off on camping holidays and enjoy the seaside as well...

 MANILLA  aka PHILIPPINES CHILDREN AT PLAY

Manilla AKA Philippines Children At Play (1970)

Shots city of Manilla - showing sea front,...

BRITISH SURF RESCUE TEAMS

British Surf Rescue Teams (1961)

British life savers show off their skills on a windy beach in...

PEARLING INDUSTRY IN AUSTRALIA

Pearling Industry In Australia (1966)

Japanese visit graves of their war dead & people collecting and...