• Short Summary

    A girl swims in the Serpentine, then has paint daubed over her flesh by a boy in a floral shirt.

  • Description

    Hyde Park, London.

    L/S of a girl, Caroline Munro, swimming in the Serpentine; she comes out of the water and dries herself with a towel. A young man in a floral shirt appears, pours some body paint into a tray and with little rollers paints wobbly patterns on parts of the girl that are not covered by her bikini. She seems fairly amused by this, although the finished 'work of art' is quite a mess! She lies down so he can finish off her midriff.

    Commentator says "The British ingenuity is never at a loss when it comes to humorous hobbies". Apparently, the makers thought it would be "all the rage once the knack spreads".

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    431.08
    Media URN:
    4369
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/11/1967
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:04:00 / 01:26:42:00
    Canister:
    CP 673

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "L/S of a girl swimming in the Serpentine" - the girl is model and future Bond movie and horror film star Caroline Munro.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thank you!

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