• Short Summary

    A little girl called Jill visits the seaside for the first time with her mother.

  • Description

    Item title reads - I saw the sea.

    Little girl at the seaside for the day.

    Little girl Jill and mother walk along, L/S of cliffs in background. M/S as mother points off camera. They walk around the beach at the bottom of the cliffs. L/S seagull flying. M/S as they continue along the beach. M/S as Jill finds some seaweed, C/U as she squeezes it. She collects some and takes it off. L/S as they walk along the beach.

    M/S as they buy ice-creams from a hut. M/S's as Jill strokes donkey and gets on for a ride. Good M/S of them setting off. M/S of mother in deckchair, Jill runs off and skips around the beach, she runs to the rail on the promenade and looks out to watch sea. M/S as Jill takes her shoes and socks off whilst her mum reads. M/S as a man takes Jill's photograph. M/S as she paddles with other children in a pool. M/S as she looks at her reflection in the pool. Various shots as she sees a crab and touches it before continuing to walk through rock pool. Various shots as she makes sandcastles with a bucket and spade.

    L/S of the sea. C/U of Jill's face looking into a cave, she goes inside then runs out again. M/S as she sits down and looks at the sea before paddling, her mum comes comes down in bathing suit and they play in the water before running along the beach. Her mum gives her a shell so she can listen to the sea. M/S as they stand and look out across the water.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    New pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:02:00 / 01:25:38:00
    NP 47

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