Colour shots of the attractions of Southend's very long pier.
Unused / unissued material -
Various shots of train carrying people along the length of Southend Pier. VS of crustaceans on the metal struts of the pier's legs. Lots of barnacles etc. Pan along end of pier - slipway into sea (presumably for lifeboat). Similar shots of legs. VS of people on platform waiting for train. Train pulls in. Travel shots from front of train looking through track to water below. Pull up to look forward. CU of driver in control of train. More travel shots along pier. VS of entrance to Southend Pier and flags flying above entrance. VS of pier from beach. Pan along pier as it stretches out to sea. Repeat of pan as train travels along the pier. MS of deck chairs piled. VS of buildings at end of pier. More shots of deck chairs. MS People in deck chairs.
(16 mm E/C neg) Old record suggests material dates from around 01/09/1972.