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  • Short Summary

    Holidaymakers in Lyme Regis - nice footage of guest house, children playing on the beach, sailing etc.

  • Description

    British Instructional Films Ltd presents a Classroom Film.

    Views of Lyme Regis out of holiday season. Rooftops, alleyways, a man in his garden, daffodils, blossom on trees, a child picking primroses etc. Harbour and cliffs. Boats in mud after the tide has gone out. Two men paint the hull of a ship. Cliffs with water dripping down. A family walk along a beach with large rocks. C/U of some fossils - ammonites? Top shot of a crowd of people at the railway station. Families, some carrying suitcases. Ticket inspector clips tickets as passengers get on to train. We see the train leaving station. A bus climbs a hill next to some shops. Shots of streets with cars.

    Holiday makers arrive at the station. Lyme Regis sign. People pour off the train. C/U of dog - Corgi? Family arrive at a guest house and shake hands with the landlady. Shots of the town. Shot of dining room of a guest house where people have their breakfasts. C/U of two girls eating together and children eating cereal. Children play in the sea. People in deck chairs. Children playing in rock pools and building sand castles. Girls looking at a crab, boy picks it up. Throwing pebbles etc. Group in deck chairs - one young woman knits. Three girls sleeping in deck chairs. Punch and Judy show. Children watch. C/U of action. Group of people going out to sea on small sailing boat. C/U of nautical type sailing the boat and lighting a cigarette. People on the boat smile - it is quite choppy. A man on the promenade fires a mini cannon (for no apparent reason!)

    Small yachts in the harbour. A ships flag is lowered. Shot of the beach. People going to the station and getting on to the train. Whistle is blown and engine driver waves. Train leaves station. Autumn - the town is quiet again. Child walks alongside a stream. Quiet street scenes. Waves on a pebble beach. Seaweed moving in the water.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1950 - 1959
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:09:00 / 01:44:31:00

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