• Short Summary

    Travelogue item comparing modern Bournemouth to how it was in Victorian era.

  • Description

    Part of issue titled HOW'S THAT?

    Bournemouth, Dorset.

    Travelogue item about South coast holiday resort. Various shots comparing Bournemouth's beach, cliffs and town as they are in 1939 to old photographs of same areas taken in 1870s. Great shots of tourists relaxing on promenade and paddling in sea. Good shots of public gardens, including the Bourne Stream. Item ends with shots of famous Bournemouth Municipal Orchestra performing.

    Note: commentary refers to Bournemouth as being in Hampshire. Since 1974, Bournemouth is now in Devon

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1272.02
    Media URN:
    42598
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:16:00 / 01:04:28:00
    Canister:
    NSP 160

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