• Short Summary

    People take their holidays at home and spend them boating on the Thames or sunbathing near it.

  • Description

    River folk.

    People take their holidays at home and have fun on and by the river Thames. Maidenhead Reach.

    Various shots of people in a variety of boats on the river Thames. M/S of two American G.I's in rowing boat with two girls. M/S of two man canoe. Various shots of couples and girls on riverbank in their swimming costumes. Children swim in the water and some play leapfrog on the shore. M/S as one boy dives in, another washes his face in the water. A girl fishes with a net and a mother knits on the bank. M/S of a pile of shoes on the ground as the children go in to paddle, a group of girls fish with a jam jar, and a man uses a fishing rod. Various shots as people picnic and cook over camping stoves in front of canvas tents. M/S of a couple chatting. Various shots as a paddle steamer passes by. Various shots of rowing boats and a yacht.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    New sound pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:12:00 / 01:50:57:00
    NSP 389

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