• Short Summary

    Good shots of people on a paddle steamer trip from London to Southend-on-Sea.

  • Description

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    London and Southend-on-Sea, Essex.

    Various shots of crowds of people boarding the Royal Eagle paddle steamer and sailing off under (open) Tower Bridge. Shots from the steamer as it travels down the River Thames, past docks. Shots on board of people drinking beer, playing the banjo and generally having a good time. Captain wanders about the upper deck.

    General view of steamer arriving at Southend and people disembarking. Several shots of the Kursaal amusement park, sea front hotels and the train that travels along the pier. Shot from pier of the sea front. M/S of a group of middle-aged women sitting on the beach (most in overcoats).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1331.11
    Media URN:
    43950
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/09/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:54:00 / 01:22:29:00
    Canister:
    NP 158

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