Why The Waves Are Wild! 1939

Star Item

Description

Titles read: "WHY THE WAVES ARE WILD!"

Location of events unknown - probably United States of America.

Several shots of the latest fashions in beachwear. Models in a studio set to look like a beach play cribbage while showing us the latest swimsuits, and lounge about in the latest...

more

Data

Cataloguer:
Sarah
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
41006
Sort Number:
PT 488
Time in/Out:
01:18:34:00 / 01:20:21:00
Canister:
PT 488
Film ID:
1190.11
Issue Date:
31/07/1939

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
August 2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
On 14th April 1912, four days into her maiden voyage, RMS Titanic struck an iceberg. These 15 images have been selected from Pathe's Titanic collection.
Titanic
Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
pope

Related Videos

Hide

"Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow"

The 'Last Boat of Summer' leaves Herne Bay in Kent.

Giving The Miss To Miss Adipose

Giving The Miss To Miss Adipose

A bevy of bathing beauties frolic in the waves at the beach.

Folders!  Filmed At Brockley

Folders! Filmed At Brockley

Two girl friends assemble a fold away car and drive off in it.

These Finns Seek Freedom

These Finns Seek Freedom

Finish refugees helped by the people of Lowestoft to escape communism?

Atlantic Crossing On And Off

Atlantic Crossing On And Off

German item about three men attempting to cross Atlantic in a Catamaran from Hamburg.

Mr Elliot At School

Mr Elliot At School

Film which promotes new government scheme to provide milk to schools. c. 1937

More Men For The Ranks  AKA Recruiting In South Africa

More Men For The Ranks AKA Recruiting In South Africa

Army recruiting drive in South Africa.

Following on from '10 Tragedies Caught on Film', we bring you part 2 and ten more tragedies that were captured when the reels were recording.
10MoreTragedies
She may never have given a press interview but she is still one of the most famous women in the world. Here are 13 surprising facts you may not know about Queen Elizabeth II.
dancingqueen
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt
Are you guilty of perpetuating a story regardless of its truth? Here are some classic urban myths which you may not know are false.
Urban Legends
The Duke of Edinburgh has many talents, but it is his unique way with words that often receives the most attention. 
Philip
Life before health and safety laws; men worked at huge heights, balancing on girders and cranes all in order to help build the world's tallest skyscrapers.
Vertigo
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
Buchenwald
Over its history, the Pathe cameras filmed a number of people who had committed heinous crimes. So in no particular order, these images show ten faces of truly evil men and women.
Himmler