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    Deauville, France.

    Introductory intertitle reads: "Not everybody goes to "Doughville" to bask on the sands or plunge into the Casino - thousands of the fair ones bask on the Race course." High angle shot of the race course. Horses are being walked in the paddock. High angle shot of people milling around. Various shots of the crowds. "The whole place speaks of money - and in between the times when the ladies are "weighing-up" each other's frocks, races are run." Panning shot of a race.

    "All the men thinking of the Tote prices (if they win) and the girls of bright dresses and glittering jewels, if they win -" More shots of the crowds. "And perhaps, in some quiet spot one or two special creations to be seen - " Various shots of some especially glamorous frocks. C/Us of some fashion details including low backs of dresses and frilly skirts. Shot of the crowds in the stands and another race.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 485.

    Note: flash-frame intertitles.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:34:00 / 01:05:53:00
    EP 196
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    EP 196
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    Sport & Leisure Science & Technology
    Skirts Post WW1 France Post WW1 France
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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