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  • Description

    A Thames Island Camp where past Comrades of the Queen Mary's Auxiliary Army Corps (?) renew old friendships.

    Short shot of women rowing down a river. They disembark and collect water from the river in buckets and watering cans. Potatoes are peeled and other food is prepared. Title explains that due to their economy, the women can run this weekend camp at 9/- per head. They eat and wash-up in the open air.

    It is a women only camp, an "Adamless Eden"! The girls smoke cigarettes in their bathing suits and have fun larking around in the river and drying each other's hair after their swim. In the evening they share cigarettes whilst listening to a wind-up gramophone, then beds are made up in the open air.

    End title reads: "That's quite sufficient Mr. Cameraman, Goodnight".

    Note: excellent example of "girls on holiday" having a fabulous time.

    Safety print exists - show print. Probably to be found in "Fashion Fun and Fancy" roll.

    This film may have originally been filed in can EP017.

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    British Pathé
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    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:04:00 / 01:35:38:00
    EP 011
    Sort Number:
    EP 011
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    Sport & Leisure
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