• Short Summary

    Great footage of people enjoying themselves in the sun at Brighton (some keep their coats on).

  • Description

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    Brighton, East Sussex.

    General view of a modern block of flats on the front at Brighton. Exterior of other buildings along the front, including the Grand Hotel. Long shot of the sands, showing two piers. A porter carries bags into a hotel. Shots of the Regency Pavilion Brighton and Aquarium.

    Several shots of people walking along the front. Open top bus goes past. People sitting and sleeping in deckchairs. Several shots of boards advertising tours around the Sussex countryside; a man in a white coat and hat tries to sell tickets.

    Several shots on the pier. Sign in a booth reads 'Free! Free! Free! Our Famous Setting Lotion'. Children have fun on a pier roundabout. More people in deckchairs. Cockle and whelk stall; also does packs to take way. C/Us of plates of cockles and whelks. Nice shots of people eating same and having a laugh. Couple look through telescope on the pier. Man looks through binoculars.

    People asleep on the beach, most in coats and suits. Crowded beaches. People sitting in deck chairs eating ice cream. Girls paddling and playing in the sea. Pleasure boats come into shore and unload people. Good long shot of Brighton beach taken from the pier.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1341.14
    Media URN:
    44265
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/09/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:34:00 / 01:29:23:00
    Canister:
    NP 155

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "General view of a modern block of flats" - that's Embassy Court, it's still there in 2012.

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