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    Bathing costumes old and new.

    Brighton, Sussex.

    L/S Brighton pier, the camera pans round to beach showing a man and woman in old fashioned bathing costumes standing by bathing machine. M/S camera following woman in old fashioned costume into bathing machine. M/S other people in period dress. M/S young women coming out of bathing machine in old fashioned swimming costumes. They walk down to the sea and begin to paddle. C/U man in period dress holding up quizzing glass to look at them. L/S of the women paddling in rough sea.

    M/S of the man walking round bathing machine and lifting his quizzing glass to eye. M/S women walking from bathing machine to seashore. M/S two ladies talking to man and woman in period dress. M/S as the camera pans up from lady's feet to her face showing her wearing modern bikini. M/S ladies in modern bathing dress sitting down on beach, they get up and walk out of picture. L/S as they run into the sea.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:01:00 / 01:54:10:00
    NP 510
    Sort Number:
    NP 510
  • Appears in...

    Sport & Leisure Fashion & Music Lifestyle & Culture
    beach Brighton Brighton Holidays in Britain British coast Bikinis Bikini British Beaches
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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