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  • Short Summary

    People have fun splashing about in a lake, then a band plays for dancing on the sand.

  • Description

    Beach Scenes.

    Location of events unknown.

    Teenagers having fun at the seaside (or could be lake). People wearing old-fashioned dark bathing suits; frolicking in shallow water. Both children & adults. A bunch of people go running through the water past camera. Group of kids stand in water playing a game w/ a beach ball. One girl does dance movements. Another group playing leapfrog. Boys stampede through water; some boys see camera and grin self-consciously. Leapfroggers jump over fat man; then 1 guy pushes his behind & he falls into water. A car comes driving through water; pan on car as some boys jump on the back; climb onto roof.

    Group pose: crowd of young people; some holding others up on their shoulders. Next several boys hold the fat man up above them. Pan down as they let him go & he falls down. Boys build a human tower (ring of boys on bottom; 3 boys stand on their shoulders & 1 boy stands on top of them).

    Kids pushing & splashing. Group riding horses through the shallow water. Next; dance party on beach: same fat man conducts boys' small band w/ saxophone; clarinet; drums; banjo; etc. Young couples dance on beach. CUs conductor; musicians. More shots of dancers. Girls pose in 2 rows.

    Fun; teenagers; summer; playing; holiday; social dance; games.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:35:00 / 01:18:22:00
    ON 381 B

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