• Short Summary

    Good item showing hotel preparing for summer tourists in Majorca.

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    Majorca holidays.

    M/S holiday brochures. C/U holiday brochures. C/U brochure. M/S pan with man as he walks over to table full of men. C/U brochure. pan back to show operators discussing brochures. C/U of tour operator. C/U of two tour operators. M/S man leads over to map and starts to point at Majorca. C/U man pointing at Palma. Aerial view of Palm, Majorca. L/S hotel. L/S swimming pool beside hotel. M/S two men painting and head waiter start to talk to them. C/U manager and head waiter. C/U manager talking to painters. C/U of paint brush. C/U painter. C/U painting. M/S two painters painting, cage full of plants. M/S man cleaning windows. M/S head waiter instructing Alexandra Hotel waiter in correct way of carving a chicken. C/U chicken wing being ripped from body.

    C/U three waiters looking on. C/U head waiter peeling orange with knife an pork. Pan down with peel. As it comes off in one piece. M/S hotel. Painter and maid cleaning in front of hi-fi dance equipment at the Palm Nova Hotel. C/U maid. Painter in background. Pan down to show her mopping floor. M/S two men walk into room to repair light. Camera tracks past them out onto veranda and looks out to sea. L/S hotel. Pan to show coach. C/U driver and instructor discussing route with a map. C/U a hand pointing on map of Majorca, M/S camera pans with coach. M/S interior of coach. From back of coach towards driver. Showing length. More shots of the coach. M/S of donkey pulling wagon past camera. Monastery in background. M/S pan with car. Stop by shepherd. L/S hotel. Swimming pool in foreground. L/S sun canopies in foreground.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:31:00 / 01:50:53:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    Slightly altering this clip's current date of 1970, makeshift slates at 0:38 and 3:12 show the footage to have been shot on the 27th and 28th November 1969.

    Offcuts for this footage can be found in clip 2237.29.

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