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  • Short Summary

    People around Britain enjoy the Spring sunshine.

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    Title: "Thanks ... Mr. Clerk of Weather! Record holiday crowds enjoy genial sunshine".

    Intertitle: "In Hyde Park".

    M/S of people on horseback riding down a tree lined lane (one of the park's 'carriage drives'). M/S of the horses at the edge of the park, cars and large posh houses can be seen in the background. M/S of a group on horses riding away from the camera, including two children on ponies.

    Intertitle: "The River attracted thousands".

    High angled shot of crowds of people walking along a path next to the River Thames (looks like Richmond), some people are in small rowing boats. High angled shot of people getting into rowing boats moored at the edge of the river. L/S of people rowing on the river under Richmond Bridge. L/S, looking through one of the arches of the bridge, of people rowing and punting.


    Intertitle: "Clacton ... and every other Seaside resort ... and reported record crowds".

    High angled L/S at the sea front and beach at Clacton-on-Sea, throngs of people are wandering up and down the promenade. M/S of the promenade with the pier in the distance. High angled panning shot over the beach, various shots of people are sitting in deck chairs. M/S of children paddling in the sea, rows of deck chairs are at the water's edge. Various high angled shots of the beach and promenade. M/S of people paddling. Various shots of the prom and beach. Pan from beach to sea front road. M/S of people wandering down the sea front road.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:58:00 / 01:25:06:00
    G 1283

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