Various shots of holiday makers at the railway station with their suitcases. Off to the beach. High angle shot of a bus drawing up where lots of people are queuing. People crowd onto the bus. M/S of group of people on a pleasure cruiser passing the camera. L/S of lots of people sitting at tables under trees.
"From above they look like a nest of disturbed ants" reads an intertitle. Aerial shot of a very crowded beach. Tourists crowd the sands. High angle shot of the beach showing shaded deck chairs and sun seekers. High angle shot of a youngster falling down a water slide into the sea. C/U of group of men with linked arms as another man launches himself onto their outstretched arms. They throw him up and down.
L/S of group of young people dancing cheek to cheek on the sand. M/S of group of people in swimsuits buying something from a man in a large hat. More antics on a large slide. L/S of people on the beach. M/S of men leaning over drinking fountains. Girls in swimsuits play by a post from which water squirts. M/S of crowds of men watching as others throw a friend into the water. L/S of the lido. "The latest word in hot weather garb" is a little boy in his birthday suit paddling in the water.
Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 476.
- Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture Travel & Exploration
- NAT SOC DATES 1930s Samsonite: 1930s Vacations Angel Eye - Berlin 20's Junges Deutschland pathé (Ep.1) The Good Life in 1920s Germany (Ep.2) Tourists (Ep.2) Germany Travelogues (Ep.1) Children Playing Germany German Dancing Berlin 30\'s (non-NAZI) Wilhelm Reich Water Slide