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  • Short Summary

    Pleasure cruises and swimming with showgirls - a Turn of the Century day at the beach.

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    Full title reads: "Let us now take a trip to the Seaside ..."

    VS Paddle steamer 'Victoria' at jetty and passengers disembarking from ship. They walk down a long gangplank to the beach.

    Intertitle reads: "... where the fashionable world is gathered".

    VS Beach with rowing boats, bathing machines and crowds of bathers.

    MS girls getting out of bathing machines wearing swimming costumes.

    Intertitle reads: "These Daly's Show Girls form a pretty picture of gold diggers of the Middle Ages".

    VS Daly's showgirls run from bathing machine across the beach and into the sea. A few other people are paddling in the waves. After bathing they sit in line along edge of rowing boat.

    Intertitle reads: "It is rumoured that the Brighton Council is taking steps to put an end to this wanton display of bar flesh!!!"

    More shots of girls as they run back to get dressed.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. Dupe of item UN 1 A (E).

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:02:06:00
    UN 1 A (E) / UNI GAZ ROLL 40

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