That Beach Problem! 1939

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    Diagram of a map of the world points out London, Washington and Hollywood - USA and Kent as the locations for stories in this issue.

    Titles read: "THAT BEACH PROBLEM!"

    London, probably Pathe Studio.

    Various shots of girls modelling one-piece and two-piece swimsuits on a set depicting a seaside beach scene. The girls pose and lounge about. Satin swimsuits and floral designs dominate. Two girls wear 'telescopic' - stretchy - swimsuits with their high heels. Last shot shows a swimsuit of the future - a white costume with a kind of fish scale design down the front and over the cups.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/06/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    40958
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1188.30
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:20:00 / 01:55:44:00
    Canister:
    PT 483
    Sort Number:
    PT 483
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