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  • Short Summary

    A look at high society holiday makers in the South of France.

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    Deauville, France.

    Title: "EVERYONE CAN'T GO TO DEAUVILLE - the famous (& expensive) French Resort - but here's the next best thing - see it on the screen".

    High angled shot of lots of tables outside a large French cafe - lots of hustle and bustle, looks very busy. M/S of genteel people sitting outside a cafe. M/S of a woman operating a small movie camera.

    Intertitle: "Mr. & Mrs. Sol. Joel".

    M/S of a group of glamorous looking people walking towards the camera, in the centre of the group are a middle aged couple, the man wears a nautical cap - Mr. J? Various shots of the Riviera elite sitting outside and wandering past roadside cafes.

    M/S of a group of children and some adults standing in a circle playing catch with a beach ball. L/S of the children racing towards the camera. C/U of three little boys giggling. M/S of people milling about a square of Tudor houses. M/S of people strolling down the sea front, in the foreground two little girls are digging in the sand. M/S of people walking down a beach, a little boy is being led along on a donkey.

    L/S of horses and jockeys racing past the camera. Various shots of well-to-do folk wandering around the spectators' enclosure at a race course. M/S of people walking past beach huts on the sea front. More shots of people walking around the race course.

    M/S of people admiring a Romanesque folly with fountains. Panning shot of a fountain in the courtyard of the folly, a woman in white walks past - looks like it could be some kind of health spa. M/S of girls playing hopscotch on the beach. Panning shot over immaculate park with lots of neat topiary. M/S of a street with grand houses in. M/S of horses and jockeys in front of a grand building. Various shots of the horses being led around some municipal gardens.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:12:00 / 01:09:04:00
    G 1115

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