• Short Summary

    A light-hearted look at the high jinks at the cartoonists' conference at Butlin's.

  • Description

    Bognor Regis, West Sussex.

    M/S of a young woman in a swimsuit being photographed coming out of a swimming pool at Butlin's holiday camp. C/U of the photographer. M/S of a crowd of cartoonists standing beside the pool drawing the girl. A short cartoonist in scuba gear, standing at the back of the crowd, is trying to a get a glimpse of the woman. He walks to the side of the pool in and jumps in. C/U of a cartoonist drawing a picture of the woman. C/U looking through a glass panel in the side of the pool of the scuba cartoonist drawing underwater. Panning shot of the woman walking past the crowd and up onto a diving platform. M/S of the scuba diver climbing out of the pool. C/U of the scuba cartoonist unfolding his damp drawing on the side of the pool, he picks it up and blows it. High angle shot of a cartoonist on the high diving board drawing, panning shot to woman posing on a lower board.

    M/S of a cartoonist and a little girl. The cartoonist writes her name, 'Jane', on a drawing board. C/U of the cartoonist as he turns her name into a picture. L/S of Jane and the cartoonist, they are standing in front of a crowd of children. Various shots of the children sitting on the grass, tilt up to show other cartoonists drawing them. Various shots of different cartoons of children being drawn.

    M/S of the holiday camp chaplain sitting under a sunshade talking to a female red coat, they are being drawn by a cartoonist. C/U of the cartoonist's pencil drawing. C/U of the chaplain and the red coat. The cartoonist tears his completed drawing from the pad and presents it to the chaplain who shows it to the giggling red coat. C/U of the picture.

    M/S of a man strolling past a row of cartoonists drawing a woman with a low backed swimsuit . The man notices her bare back, picks up her lipstick and draws a face on her back. C/U of the lipstick face. The man steps back to admire his work and falls into the pool, all the cartoonists rush to draw him.
    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:11:00 / 01:57:12:00
    CP 392

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