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  • Short Summary

    Morecambe rids itself of Victorian style Bathing Machines - they set fire to them.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Lancashire. 'Goodbye ... & good riddance'! Morcambe's antiquated Victorian 'Bathing Machines' come to spectacular end - other resorts please copy!"

    Morecambe, Lancashire.

    Several old style Victorian Bathing huts on wheels - used for changing in before going into the water - are dragged away by a group of men.

    The Mayor, accompanied by another man and two women, sets fire to some wood on the ground. They are standing in the middle of several bathing machines.

    Night shots of the bathing huts on wheels as the flames catch hold.

    A crowd, including many children, has come out to watch the burning.

    L/S as the flames rise into the night sky.

    More closer shots of the fire and the crowd watching.

    Sound Track Missing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    689.10
    Media URN:
    5270
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/12/1932
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:53:00 / 01:14:21:00
    Canister:
    32/104

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