Comparison between the old fashioned girl of the late 1800s and the modern flapper of 1930.
People enjoying summer weather in Yarmouth.
Dancing girls from Murray's Cabaret Club take a seaside break and show off their sombreros.
A small dog is fitted with goggles to keep sand out of his eyes when he's on the beach.
Donkeys queue up for some food at a refreshment stall on the beach.
Man wearing sand shoes keeping the sand flat and his feet off the sand.
Warning rhymes are put up around Clacton-on-Sea wishing unpleasant things to happen to anyone who drops their rubbish. Essex.
A mother attaches a mirror to her umbrella so she can keep an eye on her son who is playing on the beach.
Torrey Canyon oil tanker disaster.
People paddling in River Thames beside Tower Bridge.
People trying to clear up massive oil spill on the beach at Torey Canyon.
Cleanup operation gets underway from 'Torrey Canyon' oil tanker disaster in Cornwall.
A day in the life of Margate during summer holiday season - good quintessential seaside shots.
Wonderful film about the change in size of women's swimsuits - they just get smaller and smaller!
A troupe of midget entertainers have fun at Blackpool Pleasure Beach.
Colour shots of piers and hotels and seaside scenes from Great Yarmouth in Norfolk.
Lots of holiday scenes around the world - beaches, swimming, ice cream and fairgrounds.
Good shots of the seaside as we visit Brighton Pier.
London taxi drivers organise day at sea for kids from Norwood Home for Jewish Children.
Lovely footage of people having fun at the seaside in 1914.
HMS Vernon Bomb Disposal Unit locate and detonate wartime bombs on a Kent beach.
Lovely travelogue showing the pleasures that await holidaymakers in Devon, Cornwall and Dorset.
A little girl called Jill visits the seaside for the first time with her mother.
Beach scenes at Margate: people sunbathing, building sandcastles and generally relaxing.
Wartime land mine found on holiday beach at Weston Super Mare.
Mr. Sutton cannot grow real flowers in his seaside garden so he makes his own out of shells.
Fishermen in Brighton turn into beachcombers and collect things that holidaymakers leave behind on the beach to make extra money. East Sussex.
Wartime beachcombers find all sorts of things from cotton wool to a ship's bell.
Brighton's first all-women lifeguards on beach at Brighton.
Lifeguards in Cornwall demonstrate lifesaving with the use of a jeep.
A remote controlled lifeboat, designed to reduce the risk to lifeguards, is tested out in Kent.
Girl beach guards show their skills at Eastbourne, East Sussex.
Good shots of the beach and landmarks of Brighton.
Fiona Warren uses a Sun Saucer for maximum sunbathing effect on Brighton beach. Sussex.
Great shots of people enjoying the sun and sea on Brighton seafront.
Scenes of Brighton, East Sussex during the close of the holiday season.
Warm Spring weather brings people out to the sea front in Brighton.
Sixty taxi drivers take 200 West Norwood orphans to Brighton - and pay for the day's outing.
Nice footage of people having fun on surfboards on a Devon beach.
British life savers show off their skills on a windy beach in Cornwall.
Surfing championship at Porthtowan, Cornwall.
Footage of the new Swoon Suit being displayed by model in Brighton.
Arthur Illston's Margate Follies perform "I Do Like to Be Beside the Seaside" outdoors. Kent.
Holidaymakers hire plastic Sun Tents to make the most of the weather. Littlehampton, Sussex.
A new and remarkable - and slightly ridiculous - method of motorised transport is demonstrated.
British Prime Minister Harold Wilson on holiday with his family on the Scilly Isles
Poor families camping in tents on seashore near Folkestone.
Tourist advice with sex appeal.
Beach scenes from the Bank Holiday. Mods and Rockers clash at Margate.
Sculptor Fred Darrington uses the medium of sand to create models of masterpieces.
Group of middle-aged women on day trip to fairground and promenade at Southend.
Various shots of some young people having fun at the seaside.
An item about the unusual but exciting sport of racing cars and motorbikes on beaches.
Quirky story about a dog who likes to water-ski.
Aquaplaning on tow by an airship - mad!