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    Nice seaside holiday scenes in the 1920's.

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    Seaside holiday scenes. Location of events unknown. 1920?

    Recreation. Montage of seaside holiday scenes. England? Probably c. 1920. Opens w/shot from top of hill looking over beach: woman w/ bathing cap in FG at rt sitting up on the hill;children playing in water & on beach below; and adults sitting - some fully clothed. Next; MS 6 young girls; ages ranging from ca. 5 -12; wading/walking hand in hand along water's edge - 2 of them dragging along seaweed.

    CU little girl - toddler - playing in sand tracking shot from boat (shaky cam) LS lighthouse on rocky shore. Shrinking circle special effect then reverse to change to another TS from boat; LS old fort or castle (possibly Norman) on hill; wall below at sea level. Scenic travelogue portion. Next GV beautiful scene: young man sitting on grassy steep hill ( his companion is mostly off-screen); cottage part way down hill; and the ocean below; w/ rocks along shore.

    Nice CU mother and child woman in cloche hat; standing on deck of moving boat; holding a cute baby girl; child is laughing & smiling. Larger boat in BAG. Another shot from front of this larger boat; moving away from it; part of British Naval flag in FG left. GV scenic beauty shot looking from hill out over sparkling sea;boat in distance; island beyond. Finally; silhouette from side of a long sailing ship. Yacht. Vacation. Nature.

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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:04:00 / 01:01:42:00
    ON 206 A

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