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    The Serpentine and Oxford Street, London.

    CU. Dial thermometer showing temperature at nearly 90 degrees. CU. Man sitting in deck chair with water from hose spraying over him. SCU. Dog barking round nozzle of hose pipe. MS. Naked child in bed asleep. CU. Man in bed asleep. MS. Men and women bathers in the Serpentine. SCU. Small boy holding mother's hand dabbling with water in Serpentine. MS. Back view people sitting at edge of Serpentine. SCU. Three girls lying in sun. CU. Girl sunbathing. MS. Small girl on garden swing being sprayed with hose fixed above. LS. Elevated general view of people and traffic in Oxford St. MS. People walking along in Oxford St., without coats. MS. People crossing road, in summer attire. MS. Man in shirt sleeves, woman in summer dress, walking along street. CU. Girl, with bare midriff walking past with man. MS. Back view of girl with sun-top and skirt walking along with man. MS. The couple cross road with others. MS. People in summery attire walking along street. MS. and SCU. Trucking shot along bus queue (2 shots). MS. Policeman on point duty pan to bus driver sitting in cab. CU. Bus driver sitting in cab wiping brow. CU. Bus driver pan down to his bare feet treading on accelerator.

    (Mute.Orig.Neg.) (Selected scenes 49/53)

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:02:00 / 01:21:49:00
    UN 2144 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 2144 D
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    Lifestyle & Culture Science & Technology
    Heat Wave 1949
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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