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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of fashionable crowds parading and children playing at Deauville in France.

  • Description

    Titles read: 'France - Sign of the Cold Snap - Deauville's famous Beach deserted - but the Cafes are always a popular feature.'

    Deauville, France.

    Boulevard fashions, carnival and cafes.

    Shots of empty beach, with rows of furled umbrellas stuck in the sand. A few people wander about. Fashionable people strolling past the pavement cafes; & outdoor tables are filled. Title: Deauville - the famous French Seaside Resort is at present crowded with Society and fashion.' Shot looking down at the cafe from high above.

    At beach: people standing about; towels hanging from rope. men wearing long white robes over swimsuits. Young woman & toddler playing in sand; she splashes water on his back; trying to rinse him off.

    Title: 'Deauville - Rank and fashion flock to World's most luxurious holiday resort for the 'Grand Semaine'. Children's games. Some great shots here. Group of kids & 2 adult men playing a circle game. Little girls' races. A few little girls pose for camera; one in front has a big smile and a bandage on her leg. Another group posing; in centre 1 girl sitting on top of another who is lying down. She starts teasing a boy; trying to take his beret; while he laughs & hangs on to it. MCU group of small kids straddling a pole and scooting along; the boy w/ beret in FG looking self-conscious.

    More scenes of people at cafe & strolling on sea front. Some very stylish clothing. CU panning down young woman in flowing dress w/ fur stole. A few people walking pet dogs. Shots of kids in costumes. Shot of King Alphonso XIII of Spain seated w/ another man at cafe table.
    More from Deauville on ON 322 H. (Transfer has film constantly slipping in and out of rack.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:08:00 / 01:48:29:00
    ON 322 H1

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