Good item showing British schoolchildren on trip to Boulogne, France.
Unissued / Unused material.
Schoolchildren on trip to Boulogne, France.
Various shots schoolgirls looking at souvenirs such as models of Eiffel Tower, key rings, etc. Zoom into show CU of souvenirs. LS group of schoolchildren crossing road the traffic is held up by Gendarme. MS group of boys with street trader who is trying to press them into buying something. MS's boys at stall buying ice lollies which are made there. MS sign which says Chocolate Glaces. MS's group of girls walking along road, eating long French loaves. Various shots as money is handed out to children.
Various shots passengers and children going aboard at Southend-on-Sea. LS from the boat as it leaves Southend. MS waves taken from ship. LS tanker at sea. Various shots of the children on deck, having their photographs taken, looking out to sea etc. Various shots as the boat enters Boulogne Harbour showing dockside scenes as the boat is tied up and gangplank is lowered, people wait on quayside. Various shots as people come down gangplank and give up embarkation tickets then leave ship. Various shots of children receiving booklets with Le Touquet on cover. MS French cafe. Two MS's of French bars. Angle shots large block of flats. MS girls picking up bottle of Cognac. MS's boys and girls choosing picture postcards. LS traffic in street. MS children looking at postcards, boy looks startled and there is CU of saucy postcards.
MS's boys looking at baskets on stall. Various shots as boy gets onto weighing machine and has to work out his weight. MS boys arguing with street trader. LS as street trader stops people in the street. MS street scene, with cars parked in foreground, pan to show picture postcards on rack. LS of the 'Royal Daffodil' in harbour. CU of the name. LS's from boat as the children come back on board. Various shots of the children on deck looking out. LS tanker passing by. Various shots boys and girls on deck, it is very windy. MS sailor standing beneath flag. LS's wartime forts in estuary with cut-ins of boys looking at them from boat.