• Short Summary

    A range of activities, including many sports, are offered as an alternative to the annual holiday.

  • Description

    This is a duplicate of item 1119.08 - check for best quality.

    Item title reads - Holidays at home this year.

    A look at the range of activities which can be done as an alternative to going on holiday.

    Various shots as people swim in a pool. Various shots of families having picnics in the countryside. A couple cycle through on a tandem whilst others cycle and hike. People row on the Serpentine in Hyde Park. Others tend their gardens and allotments. Various shots of people playing cricket, fishing, playing bowls, golfing and playing tennis. C/U of a gramophone record turning, various shots of people dancing on a lawn. M/S of bandstand in Hyde Park, camera pans to audience in deck chairs. Various shots as people queue up outside cinemas and theatres. A man does some odd jobs at home. A family sit in deck chairs in their garden in front of a big screen with pictures of the seaside on it, they have a fan blowing to create the sea breeze. M/S of a man sat outside his garden shed under an umbrella, he has the sprinkler turned on to recreate that authentic holiday weather.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:01:17:00

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