• Short Summary

    New methods from removing tar from beach are tested at Brighton.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Away with beach oil".

    Brighton, Sussex.

    Getting rid of oil on beach - new treatment successful. Various shots crowded beach: people sunbathing, in deck chairs etc. C/U tracking shot two bottoms (one male, one female) covered in tar from the beach.

    Various shots of man spraying emulsifier liquid on a bit of beach deliberately covered in oil. M/S men watching from the back of a lorry. Various shots patch of oil being removed from beach using hose. L/S crowd of holidaymakers watching the demonstration. The tide washes oil from the treated section of beach. Various shots special machine with spiked rollers picking up large lumps of tar from the beach. Crowds and press reporters watch.

    C/U boy and girl getting up from beach - their swimming costumes are covered in tar.

    Note: newspaper cutting on file.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1715.25
    Media URN:
    53273
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/04/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:09:00 / 01:51:25:00
    Canister:
    62/27

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