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  • Short Summary

    The Devon seaside resort gets ready for Easter time visitors.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Torquay, Devon. The Devon seaside resort gets ready for Easter time visitors.

    CU Woman removing poster from cafe window and of her cleaning window. MS Men painting boats. MS Men painting railings on promenade showing Torquay in background. MS Fountain being painted in park. LS Grass being trimmed in park. LS Lamppost being painted.

    LS Two couples walking through Blossom Lane. CU Couple looking at blossom. VS Boats in dry dock. CU Couple feeding donkey and ponies. LS Couple walking toward wishing well, girl throwing penny in wishing well, showing penny falling into well with splash. CU Couple, girl laughing. CU Sign over well which reads 'Ye Olde Wishing Well.'

    (Orig. Neg.) Old record suggests that material dates from around 16/04/1957.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2860.20
    Media URN:
    83083
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:26:00 / 01:57:30:00
    Canister:
    UN 2951 C

Comments (1)

  1. RoyK51 says

    The chap painting his pleasure trip boat Coral Star is John Baugh. He operated from Paignton Harbour, and went on to run a further three boats, Coral Star II, Coral Star III, and Coral Star IV.

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