• Short Summary

    Different views of how the British spend their Whitsuntide bank holiday.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Was It Your Idea of a Holiday? How They Spent Whitsun".

    Grindleford, Derbyshire. A party of hikers with rucksacks on their backs toiling up a hill in the peak district.

    Hathersegh, Derbyshire. CU Two cyclists on racing models, speeding along.

    Southend, Essex.

    MS a family of father, mother, son and daughter, walking down to the beach.

    MS they join a queue at an ice cream booth.

    MS they pick their way through the crowds on the beach.

    CU the girl and boy burying their mothers feet in the sand.

    CU Mum and dad sleeping on the beach.

    LS General view of the crowded beach.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1185.19
    Media URN:
    40790
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/05/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:18:00 / 01:30:45:00
    Canister:
    47/43

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