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    Holiday in France.

    Travelling shot from aeroplane as it lands. C/U pilot and controls. M/S aeroplane. M/S of travellers disembarking, they include Pamela Kitchener and Alice Pattinson who have won their holiday in an essay writing competition run by a film company. They are greeted with bouquets of flowers and dolls by the proprietors of the hotels. Various shots as they come through airport door. C/U prize winner Alice with her friend Phyllis Morgan. C/U Pamela with her friend Valerie Leaf. M/S hotel at Juan les Pins, camera pans to car arriving. Various shots as it pulls up in the drive, C/U boy with another bouquet, he gives it to Alice. M/S as they enter the hotel. M/S pan up hotel. M/S of saloon car approaching hotel in Nice. M/S interior as they enter the room and go over to the balcony. L/S view of beach from balcony. M/S of the ladies looking out, M/S coastline.

    M/S as Pamela enters her room with her friend and looks out over the gardens. M/S of film star Orson Welles sitting at table outside, he is introduced to Alice. C/U of Alice and Phyllis. Good C/U Orson Welles as he chats to the girls. C/U waiter. C/U of the food. M/S's of tables. C/U sign 'Bikini Beach', the attendant puts mattresses out. M/S's of girl putting up shelter umbrellas. C/U dog lying on beach. C/U of beach rake, M/S girl pulling rake. M/S boatman cleaning pedal boat. C/U paddles revolving. M/S boatman testing steering. M/S's of man hoisting sail on small yacht. L/S beach. C/U dog going to sleep on beach.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:21:00 / 01:04:15:00
    NP 461
    Sort Number:
    NP 461
  • Appears in...

    Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics
    Brits on holiday Free Activity Dancing Playing Helping Communal Local Cheap Shared Free Community Orson Welles Celebs Hollywood French Food Orson Welles
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "saloon car approaching hotel in Nice" - it's the famous Hotel Negresco, on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice.

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