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    France.

    CU. Pages of French newspaper and articles with cartoons about the topless swimming suits. MS. Venus de Milo statue. Various shots of historic paintings showing mainly women with bare breasts. MS. Flashback to 1920's, woman in old fashioned bathing costume runs out of sea. Various flashback shots of old fashioned bathing beauty show. MS. Flashback bathers playing on beach. Library shot of atom bomb exploding. MS. Two girls in bikinis. MS. good looking girl on beach in bikini. MS. Library shot of girl in bikini bending over and as she stands up the top part of the bikini falls away. MS. Small seaside shop. MS. Library shot of back of woman walking away from camera in one piece bathing costume on the Isle of Levant. LS. Nude sunbathers on rocks on the Isle of Levant. MS. Fashion designer at desk sketching topless costumes. MS. Woman in store buying a topless costume. CU. Various shots of the girl's faces. MS. Back of girl wearing topless costume. CU. Girl's eye and mouth. MS. Girl in topless costume. When she faces camera she holds a sign across her front to cover the breasts - sign reads 'censure'. Girl turns the sign to the other side which reads 'pour le moment'.

    (F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 04/07/1964.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1964
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    79718
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2687.24
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:23:00 / 01:49:48:00
    Canister:
    UN 3908 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 3908 D
  • Appears in...

    Collections
    Newsreels
    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture
  • Stills

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

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