• Short Summary

    Easter sales, Easter holidays and Easter eggs.

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    GV. Oxford Street, London. SV. Shop window, Oxford Street winter sale SV. Evening dress bargains in window with tags 'Reduced'. SV. Dummy models in window with wedding gowns, and tag 'Sale'. CU. Sign 'Sale Now On'. CU. Sign 'Great Half Price Sale'. CU. Sign across shop window 'Sale Now On'. GV. Interior of shop, mass of women at the sale buying dresses. SV. Women at counter buying dresses at sale price 29/11d. SV. Sales girl selling dress. SV. Women at counter rummaging amongst oddments. SV. Pan women rummaging. LV. Women paying in money at counter for their goods. SV. Shop assistant putting white sheet over dresses on rack at end of a day's sale, & CU. SV. Empty frames in window. CU. Empty frame, pan to another one in window.

    CU. Newspaper advertising holidays abroad. Majorca for £45, zoom back to man reading newspaper. CU. Newspaper headlines 'China and Far East'. CU. Another newspaper. Belgian coast, etc. CU. Cruising liner. CU. Greek islands. LV. People looking at brochures and pamphlets in travel agents office, & SV. & CU. SV. Man and girl looking at holiday brochure on counter. CU. Man, pan down to him looking at holiday brochure. CU. Zoom in to fortnights air holiday abroad only £2 more than the fare. CU. Newspaper 'Motoring across Europe, Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona'. CU. Words 'How Fast'. CU. Words 'How Far'. CU. Words 'How Much'. CU. Newspaper advertising holidays under £45.

    SV. Group of girls looking into Air France offices. SV. Man behind counter showing couple air tickets. SV. Exterior of Sabena Air Offices. AS. Model of the world showing many air routes. LV. People booking up at counter at the Silver Wing offices. LV. The BEA offices. CU. Advertising holidays at Venice for £48.18s. and the Costa Brava for £46.13s. CU. Large poster with the words 'Fly to the Sun'. Pan down to girl in swimsuit.

    GV. The French Riviera with palm trees and beach. LV. People lounging about on the beach under sun umbrellas. SV. Girls sun bathing on the beach. CU. Girl in bikini sun bathing. Pan to her hand picking up sand and letting it slip through her fingers.

    LV. People making reservations in travel agents office. SV. Girl being handed form to fill up. SV. Couple filling up form. SV. More people at counter making reservations. AS. Foreign Exchange booth. SV. Man passing English currency over for exchange. SV. Man behind counter with automatic counting machine. SV. Traveller receiving the foreign exchange and puts money into wallet.

    LV. Women wrapping Easter eggs in a factory. CU. Easter eggs being wrapped with silver paper. CU. Pile of Easter eggs and girls wrapping. SV. Huge pile of Easter eggs. CU. Girl smiling, holding basket of Easter eggs. CU. Chef putting finishing touches to huge chocolate Easter egg decorated with bunnies and flowers.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:53:00 / 01:15:36:00

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