• Short Summary

    Young women playing sport and having holiday fun at Carlyon Bay resort, Cornwall.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Belles of Cornwall".

    Carlyon Bay, St. Austell, Cornwall.

    C/U of the backs of two young women in swimsuits. Panning shot of motor boat speeding past coast, a group of young things on board wave. M/S of two young women in swimsuits running over sand dunes waving. M/S of the two girls sitting on a rock looking out to sea. The group of women disembark from motor boat. Various shots of glamorous girlies playing catch with a quoit on the beach. Various shots of women playing tennis on court at bottom of rocky cliffs. Various shots women playing golf in tiny shorts and bikini tops.

    Various shots at a holiday camp. Various shots of man dressed as King Neptune swimming in outdoor pool with women dressed as mermaids. Neptune gets out of pool and shakes hands with another man dressed as comedy mayor. Crowds of holidaymakers watch from pool side deck chairs. Various shots of fun race; men swim across pool with rubber rings to rescue 'damsels in distress' on pool side. M/S of chubby man walking over greasy pole across pool, he carries an umbrella to balance. Various shots of beauty contest; women in swimsuits parade up and down in front of crowd.

    M/S of woman in swimsuit walking down sea front path in front of modern hotel. More shots girls on motorboat.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1138.05
    Media URN:
    39589
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:40:00 / 01:11:25:00
    Canister:
    PT 336

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