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    Children's playground. Group of children play in the foreground. Another group of children run towards the climbing frame and begin clambering all over it. The climbing frame has ladders and swings attached. M/S of children practising their high jump technique. A teacher or playgroup leader holds a piece of rope and the children run towards it, jump over it and land in the sand. A couple of the children run straight into it rather than over it. M/S of a girl hanging from a bar suspended from the climbing frame. A teacher helps her to climb up then to hook her legs over and hang down. The teacher then helps her do another gymnastic pose, legs hooked around the bar, back curved, looking at the camera.

    L/S of three horses being ridden towards the camera on what looks like a racetrack. It is a woman and two men. A shot of two riders walking along the course, a car drives behind them. M/Ss of a horse being ridden on the beach. Two horses are ridden towards the camera on the edge of the sea. Various shots of holiday makers paddling in the waves including some rather large ladies and some children. People splash each other and throw a ball around. All the swimsuits are dark fabric with shorts type legs. M/S panning shot of holidaymakers crowded round tables on a promenade or outside a cafe. From their clothes and the buildings behind it seems that this is somewhere in Europe - possibly France.

    M/S of group of 3 people sitting on deckchairs at the edge of the beach. There are striped changing booths behind them. Various people walk past the camera. M/Ss of people walking along the wooden promenade. Closer shot of the group in deckchairs. Various shots of holidaymakers on the beach and in the street. A boy runs towards the camera with a towel around him, he splashes through some sea water, getting his towel wet. Smiling woman walks close to the camera.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:35:00 / 01:54:30:00
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  • Appears in...

    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture Science & Technology
    The Seaside Great British Outdoors Nostalgia Brits on holiday Holiday Barry and Butlins in 1920s Beach group Documentaries (1976) Documentary warning Long documentary A detailed look
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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