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    Unedited material - rolls have been spliced together in an incorrect order. Clapperboard reads: "An Elder Production"

    Roll 4 - High angle M/S of a young boy (about 11 or 12 years old) paddling a man made raft or boat between other boats. L/S of a large building with a statue at the top (school or library?) C/U of the statue - a man dressed in animal skins looking out over the village. Short panning shot of mothers and children. Jerky panning shot (out of focus) of large liner close to shore. View above the clouds from a bi-plane or glider (?) Support struts of the wings are seen.

    Roll 1 - Holiday footage - high angle shot of people around an outdoor swimming pool - probably on a seafront. High angle shot of people on a beach. Various shots of women sitting with bowls on their laps taking mussels from their shells. C/U of woman's hands as she scrapes out mussels. High angle shot of rocks in the sea. Sea birds fly around the rocks. Various shots of a fishing village: quiet quayside, village clock, locals, lobsters and crabs on the quayside (out of focus). Tourists visit a ruined abbey or castle. Small fishing boat coming into harbour. Boxes of fish are loaded onto the quayside. High angle shot of fishing boat leaving port. L/S looking out to sea over rooftops - small island in the distance. Various shots of rooftops. Village street, women chat on their doorsteps. Various shots of holidaymakers on the beach. Panning shot of lido by the beach - huge amount of people crowded around watching the swimmers from some cliffs that overlook the pool. Boxes of fish unloaded from the quayside. Auctioneer calling out prices for fish (no sound) C/U of a seagull.

    Roll 2 - C/U of woman sorting shellfish. M/S of people standing on quayside looking at the catch. M/S of the buyers. M/S of the auctioneer. M/S of fun and games at the outdoor swimming pool. M/S of people swimming. Panning shot of mothers and babies. Various of a local football match. Woman attaching fish bait to hooks? L/S of fishing village harbour. Shot of village street with church at the end. Signs to the Harbour and car park are seen. M/Ss of fishing boats leaving the harbour.

    Roll 3 - M/S of man standing on quayside tending to his nets (?) C/U of large fish laid out on quayside.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:35:33:00 / 01:41:04:00
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    children playing outdoor CM clips British Coast Pre-War group Documentaries (1976) Documentary warning Long documentary A detailed look
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